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Adult & Youth Instructor (different skills)

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Recruiting Organization: Brooklyn Multi-Service Community Center, Corp.

The community, BkMSCC and Brooklyn Public Library needs you. If you are a leader, having leadership experience, and can work with minimal supervision, becoming an instructor for our Friends Group and various workshops will be excellent for you.


Instructors create their schedule, but must work for approximately 5 hours per week , unless told otherwise; they have anytype of skill (Art, leadership, literacy, accounting, etc.)

Position Description :

Instructors are creative, crafty, or have a specific niche. They will work alongside BkMSCC staff members to help create tasks, request inventory, and assist in programing . Class sizes vary, with a minimum enrollment of 8 to 10 students preferred, and generally a maximum of 30 students (approximately a 10-1 student to teacher ratio maintained). Most classes are less than 40. We will be working with school as well.

Specific duties MAY include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in instructor meetings and training sessions.
  • Work closely with the Youth Programs assistant director to understand the process of program planning.
  • Develop an itinerary/ lesson plan that involves hands-on/minds-on learning. (If one isnt created)
  • Instruct session in a student-centered environment while ensuring participant safety and well-being.
  • Submit all paperwork in a timely fashion (itinerary, budget, supply requests, and incident/injury reports).
  • Read, review, and follow guidelines outlined in the Instructor Handbook.
  • Enjoy working with students of ALL ages who are excited and inte rested in learning.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that is successful in getting along with students, staff, partnering organizations, parents, and the public.
  • Data entry, volunteer hours tracking - or written
  • Photographing sessions
  • Class promotion
  • organization
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to listen and communicate effectively with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Dependable and punctual.
  • Self-directed and willing to take initiative.
  • Computer literate (familia r with Microsoft Office suite, google docs)

Volunteer Benefits

  • Training and experience with managerial, back-end, and administrative procedures. * Opportunity to meet new people and help enhance Brooklyn neighborhoods. * Networking and community building opportunities. * Gain an awesome reference working with Enlighten Life, PAL and BkMSCC.

LOCATIONS PAL - East New York/ Pennsylvania AVe / Liberty

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training Provided

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org


389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.


Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


Fri Jul 01, 2022 - Fri Jun 30, 2023
05:00 PM - 04:59 PM


452 Pennsylvania Avenue1st floorKings County, NY 11207




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