SYEP Worksite Monitor

Job Type: Seasonal Full-Time, July through August
Program Overview

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth ages 14 and 15 with Project-Based Learning Activities and ages 16 to 24 with Paid Summer Employment for six weeks in July and August. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs including:

  • Government Agencies

  • Hospitals

  • Summer Camps

  • Non-Profits

  • Small Businesses

  • Child Care Facilities

  • Senior Centers

  • Sports Enterprises

  • Retail Organizations

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to travel between numerous worksites within the boroughs

  • Assist with general SYEP Worksite/ Participant issues

  • Ability to triple check timesheets and documentation to ensure accuracy and completion

  • Ability to communicate with worksite supervisors to resolve any issues

  • Attend job related trainings/workshops

  • Develop a strong, professional relationship with the Worksite Supervisor as well as the SYEP participants

  • Responsible for retrieval of the following: weekly timesheets, evaluations, referrals and reflection forms from each participant

  • Maintain a professional attitude and manner that reflects the high standards of the program you serve and represent

  • Assist with overall SYEP operations

  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries with teens, parents, external sites and co-workers

  • Conduct weekly worksite visits in order to interact with participants and conduct written worksite assessments

  • Ability to meet daily/weekly deadlines in a timely fashion

  • Maintain well-documented client records and program statistics to comply with agency, program and funding requirements

  • Identify youth needs and concerns to immediate supervisor to resolve matters quickly