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Job Opening: Program Associate – Bronx

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Program Associate starting in August of 2018. The Associate’s time will be split between coaching squash, managing the mentoring program, and assisting with CitySquash’s fundraising, marketing and communications.

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 220 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. Seventy-five 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.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

Hours & Schedule:

During the school year (Sept to mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends at 7pm Monday through Friday. In a four-week cycle, the Program Associate will have one full weekend of work (Saturday & Sunday), two weekends with just one day of work, and one weekend off. This position also includes chaperoning up to fifteen overnight weekend tournaments/trips a year. On weeks when there is one day of weekend work, the Program Associate works a half-day on Fridays; s/he receives a full day off to compensate for a full weekend of work. 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.

Compensation: $35,000-$45,000 DOE. Full health insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Alexandra Boillot (alexandra.boillot@citysquash.org).