LOOKING TO GET MORE INVOLVED AT A HOUSE ON BEEKMAN? 

We have some GREAT OPTIONS FOR YOU! 

Our programs need you! We'd love for you to join us!

 

What: Supervise/play with babies to 3 while parent is in the same room attending a workshop.

When: Fridays from 9 - 2pm

Contact: Juzenia at [ juzenia@ahouseonbeekman.org ]

Babies to three


preK Classes

What: Assist for a window of time in a 3K, PreK, or PreK after care classroom

When: M-F 8:30-5:30

Contact: Sloan at [ sloan@ahouseonbeekman.org ]

*DOE fingerprinting may be required for consistent volunteers


AFTER SCHOOL

What: After School Tutor - assist leaders with homework help/extra curricular activities if necessary. If you are interested in bringing a large group of volunteers, please consider putting together some programming to share with the kids. Please reach out to Oxil for further details. 

When: Mondays 3 - 5 (unless another date is set with Oxil) 

Contact: Oxil [ oxil@ahouseonbeekman.org ] 


What: "Meet Our Community" Presentation

When: Every Wednesday 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 [ derek@ahouseonbeekman.org ]

MIDDLE SCHOOL


SUMMER CAMP

What: Volunteers from NYC or Mission Teams willing to come to NYC and stay for a week to help lead camp programming

When: Throughout the month of July

Contact: Katie [ katie@ahouseonbeekman.org ]

We're always updating our wishlist on Amazon to keep our spaces functioning and our programs current.

Items range from less than $5 to over $500! 

Semester Internships

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, but we are willing to work to fulfill credits for college courses. 

APPLICATION DEADLINES: 

  • 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. 

Summer Internships

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. 

Middle school after school program leader

A House on Beekman (AHOB) is looking for a highly-motivated, organized, and supportive person to work at our Middle School program "dreamBronx", a college/career focused after school program for students in grades 6 through 8 from high-poverty communities in Bronx, NY. The Group Leader’s primary responsibility is to design and lead enrichment activities for students. We are seeking creative professionals with experience working with the youth in the following (but not limited to) areas: music, visual arts, media technology, dance, sports and recreation, health awareness and community leadership.
 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting students with homework

  • Plan, implement and document successful educational, recreation, youth leadership, biblical/spiritual growth and community service and arts activities with school-aged children.

  • Share the gospel with the students and show God’s love to them

  • Adhere to policies and procedures in a proactive manner, making the safety and care of children your primary focus.

  • Build a positive relationship with each after-school participant in your care, and foster positive connections between participants and their families. Actively engage with children at all times with the goal of fostering the positive development of each child and the group.

  • Conduct yourself as a professional and representative of A House on Beekman with school staff, parents/families, children and anyone else with whom you come into contact in your role.

  • Effectively manage assigned group. Maintain and enforce progressive discipline policy.

  • Assist in enrollment, recording and submitting daily attendance records, and any other required documents to the Program Director.

  • Inspect on a daily basis all facilities, equipment, and supplies and be sure all are accounted for and put away at the end of each day.

  • Work as a part of a collaborative team, providing support to any specialist implementing activities. The team plays an important role in the development of the program.

  • Actively participate in all aspects of staff or member development, including bi-weekly supervision, team meetings, pre-service training, and any additional trainings during the school year. 

  • Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

required skills/experience: 

  • High School Diploma or GED with some college preferred.
  • Must have experience working with young children in a structured youth program of middle school, preferably in a racially, ethnically, and social-emotionally diverse urban community.
  • Living in (or openness to living in) the South Bronx is a big plus, though not absolutely necessary.
  • Possess an ability to engage and lead children in small group activities in your area of specialty; strong communication skills, strong organizational skills, excellent judgment, ability to work in a team in a variety of environments.
  • Candidates possessing skills in STEM, foreign languages, visual arts, music, or performing arts are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Bilingual is a plus.
  • Competencies:
    • Communication Proficiency
    • Team Building
    • Problem Solving/ Analysis
    • Time Management
    • Ethical Conduct

This is a part time, hourly position. To apply email resume and cover letter to Derek Smith at middleschool@ahouseonbeekman.org