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Poughkeepsie, New York

Teen Challenge Program Specialist

Part Time 17.5 hours a week.  


The Teen Challenge Program Specialist operates the Teen Challenge Clubhouse, meeting weekly for curriculum-based life skills, community service activities (once per month), and recreational activities (once per month).


  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associate’s Degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of recreational activities and child development required.
  • Experience working with families with children who have social, emotional and behavioral disabilities preferred.
  • Self-starting, motivated individual able to work flexible hours.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required.
  • Must have three years’ experience driving.
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