City Squash
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Job Opportunities

Job Opening: Program Associate, Brooklyn

Job Description: CitySquash seeks an AmeriCorps Coach Across America funded Program Associate for its site in Brooklyn. The Associate’s time will be split between coaching squash, managing and organizing volunteers, and assisting with CitySquash Brooklyn’s marketing, communications, and events.

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 200 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to fourteen years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Forty-nine CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including  Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bucknell, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.

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Hours & Schedule:

During the school year (Sept to mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends at 7pm Monday through Friday. Weekend work will occur regularly on Saturdays with tournaments, practices, and/or community service and cultural trips (with days and/or hours off during the week to compensate). A four week period typically has the Program Associate working one full weekend and an two additional weekend days. During the summer (mid-June to mid-Aug), the work day begins at approximately 9am and ends at 5pm. There is no weekend work when school is not in session from mid-June through August, but it should be noted that some of the overnight trips might fall over the summer.

Vacation: The position includes 6 weeks of vacation annually: 1 in December, 1 in February, 1 in April, and 3 in August. Some but not all national holidays are off.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Peter Feldman (peter.feldman@citysquash.org). 

 

Job Opening: Development Associate

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Development Associate who will work with the Executive Director to significantly increase development revenues. The Development Associate will oversee donor engagement/stewardship, grant applications/reporting and special events. The Development Associate will be responsible for ensuring that the organization has the necessary fundraising infrastructure in place prior to launching its major capital campaign within the next 12 months. This position will report directly to the Executive Director.

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 200 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to 14 years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Sixty-three CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.

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Compensation: Dependent on experience, generous vacation and health benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Terence Li at terence.li@citysquash.org.