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New York Edge Counselor-in-Training (CIT) in New York, New York


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.


We are excited to give the young adults in our community an opportunity to build professional skills while helping engage campers in positive ways throughout the summer. Our Counselor in Training program will teach and encourage participants to be effective youth workers by attending trainings, working alongside seasoned youth professionals, and creating a supportive, safe work environment. Sports and Arts camps are housed in a New York City Elementary or Middle School. Counselors in Training (C.I.T.) will assist camp staff and help instructors teach various sports and arts activities.

Job Type:

Summer Seasonal, Part-Time




25 Hours a week; Mon-Fri

Core responsibilities:

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

  • Organize games and activities with the campers and assist the staff with daily responsibilities and routines.

  • C.I.Ts will be assigned to various ages to work in a small group dynamic in order to gain hands on experience working with all children.

  • Serve as a role model by modeling good behavior for campers.

  • C.I.Ts are required to engage positively with parents, school personnel and NYE Staff.

    Qualifications and Requirments:

  • High School Diploma in progress

  • Employment Certification (Working Papers) for Students 14-17 years of age

  • Must be available to work July 5th, 2022 - August 19th, 2022

  • Must be able to attend training prior to start of day camp

  • Must be responsible, reliable and punctual!

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to employment history and criminal background check

    Covid-19 Related Requirements:

  • Proof of Vaccination is required.

  • Must be willing to adhere to all federal, state, and local mandates regarding the Covid-19 virus which include but are not limited to wearing PPE and remaining socially distant when possible.

    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

    To apply, please visit ( /careers

    Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.