Job Code: 21C

After School Program Leader - Counselor

Category: SACC - Programs

Rate: 12.00 - 14.00
Keywords: After School Program


Under the direction of the Project Director, the After School Program Counselors will work 3pm-6/6:30pm, Monday through Friday at the YMCA 21st CCLC Moonachie site and will ensure the successful delivery of the after school program. Working closely with the Program Director and Site Director, she/he will work collaboratively with the school staff team and volunteers to implement an appropriate daily schedule that advances the program goals.



15-20 hours per week. Hours you would need to be available are from 2:45 pm to 6:30 pm this position requires flexibility in scheduling and hours of availability based on 21st CCLC program needs.


$12.00- $14.00 per hour

  • FSA, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and Credit Union YMCA
  • Employee Membership; General Program Discounts

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour


YOUTH LEADER- By using clear, consistent learning procedures, engaging activities, lesson plans, effective engagement strategies and appropriate management practices, After School Program Counselors create a safe, positive learning environment that appreciates each unique student and celebrates their accomplishments. After School Program Counselors are academic coaches who motivate students to succeed by leading and teaching students through varied learning environments and experiences.


Strong candidates for this position will demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Knowledge and Commitment to the programs’ mission and goals
  • Demonstrate ability to engage, lead and instruct children individually and in groups
  • Commitment to student achievement and youth development
  • Demonstrate desire and ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Initiative, resourcefulness and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Spanish a plus


Must be able to pass a Criminal Background Check, fingerprints, Child Abuse Record

Information (CARI Check) CPR and First Aid (once hired).