Catholic Charities of Onondaga County

Youth Development Program Assistant - $16/hour

Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/23/2021 10:26 AM)
# of Openings
Youth Development


Thrive and Change Lives


At Catholic Charities over 70% of our managers were promoted from within!


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 Program Assistant will work closely with program coordinators and center staff to plan and/or provide creative and engaging activities for children attending the After School and Summer programs. Coordinate and provide oversight for all program activities. Take responsibility for programming in program coordinator’s absence. Assist program participants with daily activities including homework. Provide a safe and innovative environment for program participants. Transport program participants as necessary. Maintain clean and sanitary work area. Report emergencies or incidents. Maintain guidelines established by the funding sources and agency policy and procedures.


Education and/or Experience Required at Entry: Associates Degree in Human Services field preferred. HS Diploma with one (1) year relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant experience includes youth development and or working with individuals with disabilities.


Licenses/Certificate/Clearances: Valid N.Y.S. Driver’s License, registered and insured vehicle N.Y.S. Child Abuse Registry clearance, OPWDD fingerprinting background clearance.


Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of computer systems and computer operations. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: Manual dexterity sufficient to work with children/adults in a challenging and active environment. Mobility sufficient to drive to and participate in meetings at client’s homes and/or community facilities which may not meet Federal accessibility standards for disabled individuals.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is dedicated to caring for those in need while promoting human development, collaboration, and the elimination of poverty and injustice; helping people in need regardless of their religion, race, ethnicity, or nationality. We believe that all people have infinite value and are worthy of our respect and compassion. Above all, we are committed to creating hope and transforming lives.


Catholic Charities of Onondaga County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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