New York Seasonal Jobs

Job Information

Children's Aid Summer Group Leader (Washington Heights, Bronx, and Staten Island) in Manhattan, New York

Summer Group Leader (Washington Heights, Bronx, and Staten Island) 1/26/23Part Time--Manhattan

Job ID: 005455

P.S. 8 - Luis Belliard (465 W 167th Street)

$15-25/ hr

Hiring for multiple locations: Washington Heights, Bronx, and Staten Island

Number of Vacancies: 20

Position Summary:

Children’s Aid (CA) summer camp programs operate Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm at elementary schools and middle schools. During program hours, facilitators co-lead groups of students participating in academic enrichment and social emotional learning activities.

The Summer Group Leader is responsible for the supervision of up to 20 children in either elementary or middle school. The group leader is a leader who commits to teach by modeling and demonstrates characteristics from which participants can learn. It is essential that candidates applying for this position enjoy being around school age children, respect them as people, and seek to include them in fun learning activities. The Group Leaders are expected to be punctual, responsible, have a positive attitude and provide encouragement to children. Group leaders must ensure that children have a fun, engaging and safe summer. Group Leaders will also need to communicate regularly with data entry staff, the Program Director, Education Coordinator and other administrative staff regarding needs for materials and supplies and to support the implementation of clubs and curriculums. Group Leaders are asked to attend regular staff meetings, trainings and work cooperatively with other staff members in the program and in the schools. Group Leaders are considered mandated reporters.

Salary:$15 - $25 (per hour)


  • Supervise children and ensure their safety throughout the summer.

  • Engage students in a wide range of learning activities.

  • Develop lesson plans and curriculum informed by the program schedule, programmatic themes, objectives and outcomes.

  • Implement professionally developed curriculum.

  • Participate in special events and supervise children on field trips.

  • Document student attendance and progress.

  • Create a comfortable engaging learning environment and establish clear age appropriate expectations.

  • Develop relationships with children and their families.

  • Assist in the designing, planning and leading of projects and activities both in and outside of the classroom.

  • Communicate regularly with data entry staff, the Program Director, and other staff as needed.

  • Participate in staff development opportunities and attend mandatory trainings.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

*Qualifications: *

  • HS diploma or equivalent

  • At least one year experience working with children – tutoring or teaching is highly preferred

  • Work well in teams and in collaboration with other organizations and entities

  • Strong communication skills and well organized

  • Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish, oral and written)

  • Available July and August

Hiring for multiple locations: Washington Heights, Bronx, and Staten Island


Job Type Part Time

Location --Manhattan