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Our Mission: To offer innovative educational, social and community building services for children, youth, senior citizens and families living in Western New York.

The Belle Center is featured in the Buffalo Business First All About Nonprofits Publication, a 2011 recipient of: the Theatre of Youth-Toy Box Bash Award For Community Guardians That Make A Difference In The Lives Of WNY Children & The NYS Youth Bureau Association Award

   

The Belle Center is home to Buffalo AmeriCorps, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service! *Buffalo AmeriCorps is its own entity based at The Belle Center and is separate from other AmeriCorps programs in WNY.

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Job Announcement: After  School Counselor

Title: After School Program Counselor
Department: Out of School Time Program
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Hours: 10- 20 hours per week/flexible to program needs
General Function:
Erie Regional Housing Development Corporation the Belle Center is a community centered non-profit organization that offers programming for the City of Buffalo and County of Erie. We are currently seeking individuals who can build strong relationships with our families, staff, students, and host schools that also demonstrate the values of consideration, integrity, respect and responsibility.
Position Description/Responsibilities: Will create and implement age-appropriate, educational and engaging activities/lessons for children in the Belle Center & After School Program. The After School Program Counselor will provide competent and direct supervision of children in a structured and safe environment.
Qualifications:  High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma
 Previous community service work experience, specifically working with children and their families.  Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.  The applicant must possess and maintain valid certifications in: CPR certification, First Aid certification and 30 hours of conflict resolution, anger management training.  The applicant must have the ability to make independent decisions that adhere to the purpose and goals of Erie Regional Housing Development d/b/a the Belle Center. The applicant must possess effective oral and written communication skills, as well as, the ability to build and maintain positive working relationships.  Thorough knowledge of the mission, policies and procedures of the Center; ability to understand and interpret the mission, policies, and procedures clearly and accurately.  The incumbent must successfully complete the child Abuse Prevention Training prior to employment.
 Experience working in non-profit, social service or educational settings.
 Demonstrated desire to work with a diverse group of individuals.
 Proven ability to work as both a team member and independent leader.
Specific Responsibilities:
 Fully implement the After School Program as proposed and approved by the grant application and negotiation process
 Schedule: After school programs follow the District/School calendar, Monday through Friday, from dismissal through 5:30 PM/6:00 PM. Morning programs run from 7:00 am through the school start time. Five day availability preferred, but not required.
 Build relationships with community-based organizations Carry Out the other tasks as assigned.
 To attend all staff meetings, training sessions, and other duties deemed necessary by management.
 Follows Erie Regional Housing Development Corporation policies and procedures.
THE BELLE CENTER-ERIE REGIONAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
104 Maryland Street ● Buffalo, New York 14201 ● Phone 716-845-0485 ● Fax 716-845-0486 ● www.thebellecenter.org
Application:
Employment applications can be found on The Belle Center website at www.thebellecenter.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit application, a cover letter and resume to:
Attn.: Human Resources
Erie Regional Housing Development Corp. - The Belle Center
104 Maryland Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Or via email: hr@thebellecenter.org

Erie Regional Housing Development Corp. - The Belle Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Public housing and low income residents are encouraged to apply.
9/9/2016
  


 


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9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 2:00pm Swimming 2nd and 3rd Grade - Pool

2:00pm to 4:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

Friday September 2

8:30am to 10:30am AmeriCorps Member Development Day – Conference Room

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:30am Fidelis Care Information Table – Front Lobby

9:30am to 1:30pm Food Pantry

10:00am to 12:00pm Day Care Swimming - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Open Gym, Fitness, Game Room

Monday September 5

Closed In Observance of Labor Day

Tuesday September 6

9:00am to 11:30am UPK Classes Begin – Day Care

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:30am to 11:30am Fidelis Medicare Presentation for Seniors – Senior Room

2:30 to 6:30pm Out of School Time Program Begins

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 6 to 12 years - Gym

Wednesday September 7

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Session – Conference Room

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:00pm to 4:00pm Daemen Tutors Orientation – After School Rooms

4:30pm to 5:30pm Board Finance Meeting – Board Room

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 13 to 17 years - Gym

Thursday September 8

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

Friday September 9

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Day Care Swimming - Pool

4:00pm to 6:00pm Out of School Time Swim - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Open Gym

 Saturday September 10

10:00am to 12:00pm AmeriCorps Members Community Clean Up for National Service Day/with Matt Urban Hope Center

 Monday September 12

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 11:00am Senior Exercise – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Game Room and Fitness

Tuesday September 13 

6:00am to 9:00pm Primary Day Election - Gym

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

9:00am to 1:00pm AmeriCorps Member National Service Day at Friends of the Night                                         People

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 6 to 12 Gym

 Wednesday September 14

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood– Conference Room

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 13 to 17 years - Gym

Thursday September 15

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

Friday September 16

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 1:30pm Food Pantry – Senior Area

9:30am to 12:00pm United Health Care Information Table – Front Lobby

10:00am to 12:00pm Day Care Swimming - Pool

4:00pm to 6:00pm Out of School Time Swim - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Open Gym, Fitness, Game Room

Monday September 19

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 11:00am Senior Exercise – Senior Area

12:30pm to 2:00pm Erie County Senior Services Advisory Board Meeting – Cafeteria

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Game Room and Fitness

Tuesday September 20

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 6 to 12 Gym

Wednesday September 21

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:00am to 10:00am SBA Federal Opportunities for Small Businesses Workshop - Cafeteria

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Session- Conference Room

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 13 to 17 years - Gym

6:00pm to 7:00pm Daemen Nursing Students Orientation – Conference Room

Thursday September 22

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

 Friday September 23

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 12:00pm United Health Care Information Table – Front Lobby

10:00am to 12:00pm Day Care Swimming – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Out of School Time Swimming - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Open Gym

Monday September 26

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 11:00am Senior Exercise – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness, Game Room

Tuesday September 27

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 6 to 12 years - Gym

Wednesday September 28

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen Tutors – After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Session- Conference Room

5:00pm to 9:00pm USA Basketball Ages 13 to 17 years - Gym

Thursday September 29

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:00am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success – Out of School Time - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

Friday September 30

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Day Care Swimming - Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Out of School Time Swimming - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Open Gym, Fitness, Game Room