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After-School Group Leader – P.S. 343Q (Part-Time)

Reporting directly to the Campus Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Group Leader is primarily responsible for the overall supervision and wellbeing of after-school program participants, academic assistance and program support, and helping to foster social emotional learning in the classroom. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.


  • Ensure the safety of all program participants, including daily attendance tracking.
  • Maintain all Covid-19 protocols and practices including social distancing, frequent sanitation, handwashing, and mask wearing.
  • Assist Instructors and subcontractors in the implementation of lessons and activities.
  • Provide program support during high-risk times like arrival, snack time, and dismissal.
  • Provide constant supervision to assigned groups of school-age children.
  • Provide academic assistance in the form of homework help.
  • Supervise bathroom breaks, nurse visits, and provid minor first aid as needed.
  • Ensure that room and activity areas are cleaned and organized, in addition to the program space and program supplies. Maintain cleaning logs and sign-in/out sheets for program supplies.
  • Motivate and maintain active involvement of program participants.
  • Attend all required meetings and training courses.
  • Work with assigned team members to collectively create a safe learning space for all assigned participants.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor and other staff members to share best practices and address challenges.
  • Document all medical and behaviorial incidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years old or older, or will graduate high school by September 1, 2022.
  • Ability to work both independently and as team player.
  • Experience working with children in an after-school or summer camp setting preferred.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Ability to work in person – remote options are not available.

Schedule: Up to 22 hours per week. This is a seasonal position, dependent on funding. All hires are expected to fulfill their seasonal obligations.

Location: Sunnyside Beacon at PS 343Q, The Children’s Lab School, in Sunnyside, Queens

How to Apply:  E-mail a cover letter and resume to Ralitsa Vos at Please indicate “Your Name – Group Leader” in the email subject line.

Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination or submit to weekly Covid-19 PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) testing as a condition of employment.

All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  All are encouraged to apply.   

Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Sunnyside Community Services

Post date: 

August 3, 2022

Sunnyside Community Center

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