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Careers at HELP USA

HELP USA’s vision is a country of empowered communities where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.  We are one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.  Every year, we serve 25,000 people in our 54 programs and residences across five states, and we continue to grow. 

HELP USA runs homelessness prevention programs, manages emergency and transitional shelters, and builds and operates affordable permanent rental apartments. At HELP USA, we believe that creating and maintaining housing stability is the most important step towards a safer, happier, more productive life.

We hope you'll consider joining our team to help make our vision a reality!  

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EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

 


Recreation Specialist/Recreation Aide

Site/Program: Suffolk
Location: Bellport, NY

About HELP USA

At HELP USA, we work to ensure that everyone has a place to call home. We’re one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, individuals, veterans, survivors of domestic violence, people with physical and mental health challenges and disabilities, and seniors. With an annual operating budget approaching $150 million and 1400 employees working in nearly 60 programs, we have helped over 500,000 people facing homelessness and poverty to build better lives. We hope that you will consider joining our team in the fight against homelessness.

Position Summary

As a Recreation Specialist, you'll work with school age children living in one of our temporary family shelters. You'll oversee a group of children and lead developmentally appropriate activities including:

  • STEM projects

  • Arts and Crafts

  • Computer literacy

  • Homework help and education support

  • Development of life skills

Additionally, you'll participate in community outreach to obtain in-kind donations, service linkages, and other resources for participants in our program.

Requirements

  • Creative, responsible, patient, kind and caring

  • Enjoy working with children 

  • Strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Valid US driver’s license

  • Computer literacy 

  • Associate’s degree

  • Available to work the following schedule: When school is in session: Monday-Friday 11:30AM-7:30PM, When school is not in session and during Summer: Monday-Friday 8AM-4PM

This is a great opportunity for someone with minimal work experience looking for entry into social services and/or working with children. 

EOE. A Drug Free Workplace.

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