Employment Policies & Opportunities

Girls Inc. Westchester inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 140,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face. Girls Inc. Westchester gives girls the right tools and support to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming. At Girls Inc. Westchester , girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, see college as attainable, and explore nontraditional fields such as STEM. Informed by the experiences of girls and their families, Girls Inc. Westchester works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives.

We are always growing to serve the changing needs of our participants. Currently, we are offering the following job opportunities in our Program Department to supplement our rapidly growing programs in Westchester.

PART TIME PROGRAM FACILITATORS

Girls Inc. Westchester offers girl-only programs at schools throughout Westchester to help tween and teen girls navigate the real-life challenges they confront during middle and high school and lay the groundwork for healthy, independent, and fulfilling futures.
The Part-Time Program Facilitator (10- 15 hours per week) must be able to lead after-school programming in schools throughout Westchester County as well as virtual programming for special events. School programs run from September through June and special programming is offered throughout the summer months. The Program Facilitator ensures that programs and curricula are delivered in a thoughtful effective manner to engage and excite girls. The Program Facilitators prepare and teach age-appropriate curriculum on-site at schools across Westchester County, with a target focus of serving girls grades 4th – 12th. The Program Facilitators also teach virtually for special programs throughout the year. Curriculum is provided and facilitators should be prepared to supplement with research-based, experiential curricula/programs/activities as necessary. A successful facilitator serves as a role model for girls, other staff, and volunteers, maintaining a high level of professionalism and attention to quality in all aspects of program delivery, recruitment, and reporting.

  • Associate Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Bilingual skills preferred
  • Reliable and consistent method of transportation a must
  • Classroom management experience/facilitators skills
  • Experience working with youth, especially ages 9 – 16
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Technology proficient and creative (familiarity with Zoom a plus)
  • Reliable and consistent method of transportation

COVID-19 considerations: Facilitators are required to wear a mask in a large group setting.

Pay Rate: $16.00 – $20.00 per hour

Interested parties are asked to email a resume, cover letter and list of professional references to ssmithrodriguez@girlsincwestchester.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Email submissions are preferred.

Please direct any questions to the Executive Director, Dr. Sharlise Smith-Rodriguez at ssmithrodriguez@girlsincwestchester.org.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY & NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

At Girls Inc. Westchester , employment is based upon one’s capabilities and qualifications. It is the policy of Girls Inc. to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status and political belief or any other protected characteristic as protected by law. Girls Inc. Westchester prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment by supervisors or employees. Girls Inc. Westchester will not tolerate harassment of our employees by anyone, including vendors.

The policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and non-discrimination applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other privileges and conditions of employment. Employees’ questions or concerns relating to Equal Employment Opportunity, discrimination and harassment, should be referred to the Human Resources Department. Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any employee violating this policy.

Further, Girls Inc. Westchester will take affirmative actions to improve the employment of minorities and Vietnam-era veterans. As a measure of creating awareness, Girls Inc. Westchester will include the statement, ‘Equal Opportunity Employer’ in all advertisements and job postings.

Diversity and Inclusiveness Statement

Diversity and inclusiveness is defined as the acceptance, tolerance, honoring and valuing of differences in culture, lifestyles, heritage, and knowledge. This includes all the similarities and differences that make us diverse internally, externally, or situationally and may include, but not be limited to: age, appearance, communication style, economic status, educational background, employer, gender identification, sexual orientation, geographic location, job type/title, language, race/ethnicity, learning style, management status, marital status, mental abilities, nationality, parental status, physical abilities, political affiliation, religion, seniority/tenure, sex/gender, veteran status, work experience, or work location.

Girls Inc. Westchester recognizes that it is essential for the organization to include the values of diversity and inclusiveness as part of our strategy to achieve our vision and mission. Our commitment to these values will be demonstrated through training of all our people, cultivation of these principles, and on-going periodic review of our progress in the following:

  • Thought, decisions, strategies, and resources.
  • Our people (which includes management, staff, volunteers, and funders) in a way that is reflective of the girls and communities that we serve.
  • The delivery of our programs and other services.

It is only through the sustained and ongoing commitment and effort to this value that we can bring unique, creative, and vital people with varying differences and views to the organization.