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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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Thursday December 1

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 December 2

8:30am to 10:00am AmeriCorps Member Development Day at BETC

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

10:00am to 12:00pm Belmont and Cornell University Workshop - Gameroom

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

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

Monday December 5 

9:00am to 1:00pm Mental Health Training Out of School Time Staff - Cafeteria

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

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 7:00pm Ellicott District Councilman Stakeholders Meeting - Cafeteria

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

Tuesday December 6

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

9:00am to 1:00pm Mental Health Training Out of School Time Staff - Cafeteria

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

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 1:30pm Senior Field Trip to Walmart

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

Wednesday December 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

2:30pm to 6:00pm Buffalo Prep Information Table – Front Lobby

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 Open Gym, Fitness, Game Room

Thursday December 8

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

5:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness, Game Room

Friday December 9

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 1:30pm Food Pantry - Cafeteria

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 Game Changers, Fitness, Game Room

Saturday December 10

9:00am to 3:00pm Boxes of Love Distribution - Gym

Monday December 12

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

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

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

Tuesday December 13

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

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

12:00pm to 1:30pm Planned Parenthood - Conference Room

6:00pm to 8:00pm Hope Buffalo Meeting - Cafeteria

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

Wednesday December 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

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

Thursday December 15

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

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:30am to 11:30am Planned Parenthood - Cafeteria

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

Friday December 16

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 1:30pm Food Pantry - Cafeteria

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 Game Changers, Fitness, Game Room

Saturday December 17

12:30 to 2:30pm Buffalo Board of Education Workshop – Conference or Cafteria

Monday December 19

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

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

Tuesday December 20

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

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

10:00am to 12:00pm Solar City Information Session - Cafeteria

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

Wednesday December 21

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

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

Thursday December 22

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 December 23

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

3:00pm to 5:00pm Out of School Time Snowflake Ball

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

Monday December 26

Closed in Observance of Christmas Day

Tuesday December 27

6:30am to 6:00pm Out of School Time Open

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

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

12:00am to 1:30pm Planned Parenthood Session- Conference Room

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

 Wednesday December 28

6:30am to 6:00pm Out of School Time Open

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

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

Thursday December 29

6:30am to 6:00pm Out of School Time Open

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

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

Friday December 30

6:30am to 6:00pm Out of School Time Open

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 Game Changers, Fitness, Game Room