Good Shepherd Services, a leading NYC non-profit committed to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking a Group Leader, for our After School at Sumner/Cornerstone Community Center Program in Brooklyn.

The Group Leader is responsible for the overall development and management of his/her respective group. In addition, the Group Leader is responsible for the supervision of all Program Aides/volunteers assigned to his/her group.


  • Maintain 85% group attendance.
  • Create and submit lesson plans in advance.
  • Attend all staff meetings and mandatory trainings.
  • Develop and maintain an engaging learning environment for youth.
  • Plan and implement activities in the absence of specialists (i.e. computer, math, literacy, and art activities).
  • Supervise and support staff assigned to his/her group.
  • Maintain strict adherence to policies and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure program rooms and spaces are organized and neat.
  • Provide supervision and guidance to participants at all times.
  • Maintain all required documents for his/her group.
  • Engage in outreach activities to ensure attendance and participation.
  • Engage in interaction with parents/guardians in a professional, fair and gentle manner.
  • Discuss participant challenges with supervisor as they emerge.
  • Resolve conflict appropriately within his/her group while seeking assistance from Director when necessary.
  • Inspect all rooms, equipment, and supplies and ensure all are locked away securely at the end of each day.
  • Participate in staff orientation as well as ongoing professional development trainings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • High School Graduate or GED and at least 2 years related experience in youth development programs preferred.
  • A commitment to working with youth from a variety of backgrounds, while providing high quality services.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and youth development perspective.

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Brooklyn, New York
Good Shepherd Services

862 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 11206, United States