Youth Worker-Cornerstone


BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health, and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

BronxWorks is hiring Eight (8) Youth Worker for the Cornerstone Program


  • Assist Program Director or Program Coordinator with the development of program goals and activities for youth. 
  • Create a nurturing and supportive environment for the youth. 
  • Implement various recreational, educational, social, and team building activities. 
  • Provide classroom management and instruction. 
  • Act as a liaison with parents. 
  • Attend regular staff meetings. 
  • Attend First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Responding to Emergency (RTE) training. 
  • Attend staff training sessions. 
  • Meet monthly with program coordinator and/or program director for supervision. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • One year experience working with youth in a recreational, educational and/or social environment. 
  • Clearance through New York State Central Registry and New York State Office of Children and Family Services required. 
  • Experience with or knowledge of best practices in youth development preferred. 
  • Experience with or knowledge of whole language philosophy preferred. 
  • Must be 18 years old. 
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.  


  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required.
  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods. 
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. 
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. 
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. 
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.
  • ‘TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment’ for Shelters and Homeless outreach” 

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact