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Job Opportunity - Department of Recreation & Conservation Senior Youth Aide

Release Date: May 08, 2019

Senior Youth Aide

Department of Recreation and Conservation

Town of Cortlandt - FT


Town of Cortlandt government seeks a senior youth aide to assist the Cortlandt Youth Center Director in the planning, developing and

supervision of various youth-related activities at the Cortlandt Youth Center.  The youth center is open on nights and weekends.  Must be available to work both nights and weekends. Key characteristics of the position:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of cultural, social, educational and recreational programs for groups and individuals such as drug prevention, behavioral control, family events, sports, arts and crafts, etc.
  • Assists in the daily working operation of the Youth Center and assumes Director’s responsibilities in her absence.
  • A working knowledge of budgets, purchasing, etc. maintains necessary records and paperwork pertaining to programs and events. 
  • Ability to conduct business with youth, parents, staff and community members in a professional manner.
  • Proficient in computer applications such as Microsoft Suite, flyer design programs and a quick study for other computer related skills.
  • A working knowledge of social media outlets.  
  • Responsible for community outreach.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate personnel.
  • Accompany participants on field trips.  
  • May perform other incidental tasks, as needed.


Must have four (4) years of experience where the primary function is working with and supervising the behavior of children and youths in a recreational, after school or other youth related program. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Recreation, or Recreation Therapy. Salary commensurate with experience.  Deadline for application: May 24, 2019. 

E-mail resume to C. Vahey at Town of Cortlandt government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.