become a youth counselor

MTH's largest service to the community is our After School and Summer Camp Programs that we currently operate in 10 different schools throughout Queens. Our After School programs are growing rapidly and we usually hire on a rolling basis!

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Please read the requirements below thoroughly before applying.

Must be at least 17 years old, currently enrolled and attending school as a High School Senior, College Student, Graduate Student, or have recently completed a College Degree. No exceptions.

Must have a valid government-issued Photo ID that is not expired, and a Social Security Card.

Must be able to work at least 3 days a week (Monday - Friday) between the approximate hours of 2.30 - 5.30 pm

in a school in one of the following neighborhoods:

Maspeth, Woodside, Middle Village, Corona, Ridgewood, Glendale, and Flushing.

Must complete a background check.

Interest in working the remainder of the school year, the entirety of next school year, and preferably longer.

Assist elementary and middle school youth with homework.

Plan and assist in the facilitation of remedial and enrichment activities, leadership, community service, service learning, physical education, arts & crafts and/or the performing arts.

Deliver differentiated literacy and STEM activities integrated into the activities above.

Work collaboratively with supervisors, peers, youth, school personnel and parents to implement enrichment, recreational and educational opportunities for youth.

Record attendance and assist with the distribution of snack.

Attend staff meetings, weekly at most sites.

Attend professional development trainings (15 hours in first 6 months, 30 hours every 2 years).

Perform other duties as assigned.



Youth Counselors earn $15 to start and work between 12 - 19 hours per week.


Placement in grades K - 8, depending upon site.

Employment is to start as soon as all required paperwork is completed.

Before applying, please make sure that you meet all the requirements listed above. No exceptions.

Please email to introduce yourself by stating your name, the school you are currently attending, and what your school schedule and schedule of availability to work is