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New York Edge Summer Day Camp Visual Arts Specialist in Bronx, New York

About Us:

New York Edge is the largest provider of after school and summer camp programs in New York City public schools. Each year, programs in academics--including STEM, the arts, sports & wellness, and college access help 40,000 students develop leadership skills and succeed in school. Working parents count on our programs to provide safe and enriching environments for their children.


New York Edge is seeking passionate and enthusiastic people to fill the seasonal role of Visual Arts Specialist. In this role, you will be critical to the successful operation of the Summer Day Camp program. You will be responsible for providing a safe and positive environment for school age children, to provide opportunities for learning, interaction and academic/personal growth.


Monday – Friday/8am – 6pm (individual shifts vary)


We have Summer Day Camp location across the five boroughs!


No, this role requires you to be in-person.


S20-$25/hr (based on experience and credentials)

Job Type:

Full-Time Seasonal/Temporary (July 5th – August 18th)


  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.

  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in visual arts activities such as painting, drawing, photography & digital media.

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those objectives to students.

  • Ascertain and interpret group interests, evaluate equipment and facilities, and adapt activities to meet the student’s needs.

  • Explain principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in the activities, and demonstrate use of materials and equipment.

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.

  • Progressive development of student skills leading to a final project

  • Promotes positive character development in all youth

    Required skills:

  • Must be knowledgeable and skilled in a variety of visual art and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth

  • Must be able to follow a curriculum

  • Must be responsible, reliable and punctual!

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Must be available to complete and attend trainings prior to the start of the camp season

  • Must be available to work throughout the entirety of the camp season July 5th – August 18th


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required; some college preferred

  • Minimum of one year of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required.

  • Minimum of one year of coaching experience is required.

  • Must have passion for New York Edge mission and demonstrated interest in the field of education and youth development.

  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity preferred as well.

    At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

    New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    Disclaimer : The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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