Our programs need you! We'd love for you to join us!
prek - 3'S CLASS
What: Assist our teachers with various activities
When: Monday, Wednesday or Friday 8:30-12:30
Contact: Sloan [ firstname.lastname@example.org ]
** PreK 4's class cannot take any new volunteers this year, but will be looking for volunteers in the Fall 2018 - 5 days a week, 8:30-2:50 daily. Contact Sloan if you are interested!
What: "Meet Our Community" Presentation
When: Every Thursday from 4pm to 5pm (sign up for one open slot)
Why: It is an opportunity for you to share your story/journey through life with middle school students who are eager to learn through other's experiences. Allow what you have experience to shed light on student who might one day be on a similar path. (You are not required to share for the entire hour and this time can look however you want it to look!)
Contact: Derek [ email@example.com ]
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INTERESTED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP? MARKETING? FUNDRAISING? ADMINISTRATION? FINANCE? COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT?
Get the opportunity to work hands on in all of these fields (& more!) through this internship at A House on Beekman, Interns will work directly with our founder and learn what it takes to keep an organization functioning well. This is much more than a “getting coffee & making copies” kind of internship. You’ll be fully immersed into the life and operations of our organization and your tasks will be tailored to fit you and your particular skills and interests.
We are looking for self-motivated individuals who are looking to grow as a leader. Bonus if you have a particular interest in non-profit organizations.
Minimum availability is 2 days a week for 10 - 20 at our South Bronx office. Internship is unpaid.
- Intern for the fall semester - End of August *
- Intern for the spring semester - End of November **
* We'll be accepting applications for Fall 2018 as early as February 15th, 2018.
** We'll accept applications for Spring 2019 as early as August 1, 2018.
ARE YOU IN COLLEGE? DO YOU LIKE WORKING WITH KIDS? DO YOU HAVE A HEART FOR MINISTRY IN NYC? ARE YOU READY TO HAVE THE BEST SUMMER YET?
If you answered yes to all, some, or even one (well… maybe two) of those questions, read on! As an intern for A House on Beekman your primary role will be with our summer camp. Camp consists of 60 children and is split into 6 different groups divided up according to age.
The age groups run from our graduated pre-schoolers through 5th grade and the intern’s job is to be the group leader for one of these groups the whole summer. Your daily routine will be to guide the groups to different activities throughout the day.
Each week a new set of mission teams will come to assist with the different activities and will act as support for you and your group. The camp day will start at 9:00am and end at 4:00pm M-F. The main job of the interns is to consistently and sacrificially love the children of our neighborhood.
NEW TO CAMP THIS YEAR: We will specifically be hiring for a Middle School Intern, in addition to the Interns we hire for elementary-aged camp. If you'd be interested in applying for this position, click here for the job description and then indicate "Middle School" on your application!
APPLICATION DEADLINE - Mid-May
Internship will begin June 18th and run through August 5th.
Early Childhood assistant director
A House on Beekman is seeking a full-time Early Childhood Assistant Director for the 2018-19 school year. This person will work closely with the Early Childhood Director, creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for all families. The Assistant Director will oversee and maintain the Early Childhood Center’s operational systems, budgeting, ordering, scheduling, and staffing protocols as well as assuming all leadership responsibilities and duties when the Director is offsite. In addition, this position will oversee communication with NYC agencies such as the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Child and Adult Care Food Program. Operational staff (food services, after care leaders, floating assistants) will report directly to this position.
Additional Responsibilities include:
*Oversee substitute teacher system
*Oversee scheduling and clearance of volunteers
*Assist teachers/director with managing behavior challenges
*Supervise closing staff and ensure building is secure at the end of each day
*Conduct tours and provide interested families with information about our program
*Assist Director with enrollment process
*Plan and coordinate center-wide field trips
*Understand and assist staff members with developmentally appropriate practice in Early Childhood Education
*Implement and supervise staff members with organizational policies and procedures such as fire drills, crisis management, accident reports, etc.
*Assist and accept responsibility in other temporary daily center duties in the event that other personnel are not available
Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, must possess outstanding organizational skills including attention to detail, and must be comfortable communicating with children and adults in a friendly, professional manner. Candidates should be flexible, positive, and comfortable dealing with conflict and challenges.
Minimum qualifications for this position include:
*Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a closely related field (Master’s Degree preferred)
*New York State Teacher Certification
*3-5 years of classroom experience working with children ages 2-8
*Preferred 1-2 years experience in a leadership/supervisory role (team leader, instructional coach, etc.)
*Computer Literacy and knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software
*Aligns with the vision, mission and educational philosophy of A House on Beekman
To apply, please send a cover letter and current resume to Sloan Hedrick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Babies to Three Director
We currently have programs from birth to 8th grade. We are looking to hire a full-time Director for our Babies to Three program. This program serves as the foundation of A House on Beekman, equipping caregivers with children from 0-3 with the tools and support they need to be the best parents they can be during this critical time in a child’s development. We are looking for a visionary leader who can build on the existing strengths of this program while incorporating a new expanded vision.
Duties and Responsibilities:
· Design and oversee existing and new programs for caregivers with babies ages 0-3 including pregnant women
· Build and implement a multi-faceted recruitment strategy including building relationships with Mott Haven families, and other programs and institutions in the neighborhood
· Hire, develop and oversee staff to help implement the program
· Coordinate and oversee any volunteers or consultants needed to carry out program
· Manage budget and purchasing for program expenses
· Develop goals and metrics to evaluate the program effectiveness
· Work collaboratively with Executive Director and other key staff to develop organization wide strategy and unity
The ideal candidate would have:
· Mature believer in the Christian faith
· Bachelors degree, masters preferred in education, social work, health or related field
· 3+ years experience working with children/families in a leadership capacity
· Experience in designing, planning and implementing programming
· Lives in or is willing to relocate to the South Bronx
· Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
This is a full time, year–round position. To apply email resume and cover letter to Sara Miller at email@example.com.