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Group Leader- Beacon

Supervisor: Beacon Program Director

Overview: Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children. Currently, the Settlement operates after-school programs for elementary school children. We are expanding the program to accommodate middle and high school students in grades 6th -12th with the opening of additional after- school sites. The Group Leader will be responsible for ensuring the safety and engagement of children aged 10-17. The program will provide academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement. The position requires a creative, energetic, team-building leader committed to providing the highest quality of programming for children and families.


  • Create and lead engaging activities for up to 20 youth, ensuring safety and comfort of students throughout program
  • Design and implement lesson plans for multidisciplinary activities using knowledge of positive youth development and incorporating student feedback throughout school year
  • Ensure that academic assistance is provided during homework period
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth and uphold professional behavior at all times
  • Work constructively with co-counselor and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding student progress and problem solving
  • Maintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classrooms
  • Complete all necessary documentation and administrative tasks 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor(s)


  • HS Diploma or HSE required, current enrollment in college is a plus
  • Experience working with middle and high school population
  • Ability to commit for the entire school year
  • Must be over 18 years old
  • Highly energetic, dynamic, and positive

Hours: Monday- Thursday, 3-6PM; Friday 1-6PM

Salary: $14.35 per hour

Location: East Side Community High School

Contact: Please use the link to apply for the position.APPLY

No telephone or email inquiries. 

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