Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Summer Youth Leader

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/2/2021 3:02 PM)
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Refugee Services


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We believe that quality service begins with a passionate, motivated and hardworking workforce; a positive and caring work environment, and recognition for the challenging work our employees perform in service to others. For these reasons and many more Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is a great place to work!


Flexible Work Schedules

Remitted Tuition

Professional Development

Competitive Pay and Work Life Benefits

Professional Supervision and Coaching

Recognition and Appreciation Programs

Opportunities for Growth and Promotion







The Refugee Summer Academy at the Northside CYO will run June 30, 2021 through August 13, 2021. We are currently looking for energetic and self-motivated individuals to serve as Youth Leaders. The Summer Academy provides an educational experience that will prepare refugee students for school in the United States, while providing the students with a fun, encouraging, ample, and overall positive, safe experience.


This is a temporary full time position; Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm.


Youth Leaders will be responsible for creating weekly lesson plans aimed at preparing the students, aged 4 to 18, for school in an American setting in the fall. Youth Leaders will be responsible for providing instruction on selected topics adhering to the syllabi. Youth Leaders with the support of the summer assistants ,will plan and implement afternoon recreational activities including literacy, science, arts & crafts, cooking and music.

Additionally, Youth  Leaders will be responsible for cleaning and the up keeping their classrooms.


At least one year college attendance with experience working with children in a classroom setting and/or leading group activities.   Ideal candidates must be flexible, patient, team-orientated and energetic. Understanding of diverse cultures strongly desired.  


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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