Youth Leadership Development Coach SSLA
May 2nd, 2023

Youth Leadership Development Coach SSLA

May 2nd, 2023

Reports To: Senior Program Manager

Job Description:

Youth Leadership Development Coach will facilitate a leadership development curriculum for PowerPlay’s SuperSTARS Leadership Academy (SSLA) after school and/or summer program. This person will develop lesson plans to implement the PowerPlay program model with program participants and facilitate social-emotional learning activities. This person will demonstrate a sense of urgency and help promote a positive image of Powerplay’s core mission, vision and values. The Youth Leadership Development Coach will be placed at an after-school and/or summer program site. Powerplay NYC will select the coaching site, based on coach preference and availability.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Coach Leadership Development at an after-school and/or summer program site for 1-1/2 to 2 hours/session anywhere from twice/week to twice/month.
  • Follow designated curriculum.
  • Develop lesson plan and activities in advance and share with site and Powerplay NYC staff.
  • Maintain appropriate communication (oral and verbal communication) and physical boundaries with participants and staff.
  • Adhere to proper mandated reporting regarding any suspicion of child abuse or neglect to the relevant authorities with support of leadership team.
  • Keep PowerPlay staff informed of pertinent site information, including any challenges in fulfilling site responsibilities.
  • Report site injuries via appropriate forms and immediately communicate incidents with Senior Program Manager.
  • Communicate with PowerPlay NYC leadership staff regarding conflict resolution, crisis intervention or emotional distress.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of student information.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions and school-age childcare guidelines.


  • Collect enrollment packets and surveys (pre and post) from school/site contacts within the designated timeframe.
  • Support with data entry of program-based surveys.
  • Track attendance weekly and maintain program site roster.
  • Complete online timecard by required deadlines.


  • Attend mandatory training and other program meetings.


  • Knowledge of leadership development
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with proven ability to interact with a diverse range of individuals both in person, over the phone and email applying tact and discretion as situations demand.
  • Ability to identify and anticipate problems, analyze situations and recommend solutions/problem-solve.
  • Proactive, “can-do” approach/attitude; demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness.
  • An excellent team player with a positive attitude and the ability to connect and collaborate with others.


  • Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in a related field. 
  • At least one year of experience working with School Age Children and youth.
  • Holds a NY State teaching certification (Preferred).


  • Intermediate or better proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products and general ability to learn new software.
  • Knowledge of utilizing Google Drive to receive and share documents.


The usual and customary methods of performing this position’s functions require the following physical demands:

  • Occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling so a moderate degree of physical stamina.
  • Frequent and prolonged standing, walking, bending and occasional lifting up to 50lbs.
  • Must have the ability to stand, walk, or sit on the floor while working with students in a program setting.

Job Type: Part Time

Salary: $50/hr

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