Job Title: Counselor
Reports to: Director of Leadership

Organization:

FSH is a thriving youth development organization – the first to combine the power of education with the grace and discipline of figure skating to help girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. Our award-winning afterschool and summer programs provide girls ages 6 to 18 from low income communities with access to innovative education and health and wellness services that help them reach their fullest potential. Our vision is for every student, regardless of socio-economic background, to acquire the foundational academic, social and leadership skills to achieve her dreams. Headquartered in Harlem, we have launched our first satellite chapter in Detroit – Figure Skating in Detroit.

Job Description:

As part of the ICE: I Can Excel after school program team, the Counselor will work under the supervision of the Director of Leadership. Counselors foster a safe and supportive environment to maximize student engagement during program hours.

Duties:
Foster positive social and emotional growth in students as they participate in all FSH activities
Help create a safe and supportive environment to maximize student engagement during program hours
Supervise student participation in daily activities, as well as FSH special events and trips
Serve as a role model to girls and young women by maintaining a professional manner at all times
Give constructive and appropriate feedback to students on an as needed basis
Implement all FSH policies and procedures
Report all accidents/incidents and inform supervisor of any program issues and concerns of students’ progress and behavior
Encourage positive student behavior that promotes character development
Maintain meaningful, positive rapport with students and parents
Perform any related duties or special projects as directed by supervisor

Qualifications:
Experience working with children in an educational and/or recreational setting
Passionate about education, recreation, and youth development
Firm, yet caring and nurturing
Attention to detail, superb organizational skills and excellent communication skills
Ability to commit to working throughout the season (October – April)
Proficient in conversational Spanish, a plus

Days: Monday –Thursday 3:30-8:00 pm, Friday 3:30-6:30 pm
Hourly rate: Beginning at $15/hr
Please send your resume and cover letter to: hiring@figureskatinginharlem.org
Please include in your Email subject line: FSH Counselor
Figure Skating in Harlem provides equal employment opportunities (EEO)