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Summer Activity Specialist

Henry Street Settlement


Department: Camp Henry
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Full Time/Temporary
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Company Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 18 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.
College student and or equivalent of two (2) years college
Two (2) years leadership experience in after-school or camp program Ability and experience in supervising staff and campers
Ability to creatively schedule programs, activities and Counselors
Must have current American Red Cross CPR for Professional Rescuer and Responding to Emergencies Certification or be available for certification course
Must be able to attend mandatory training one day a week from May – June

Evaluate the program, staff and participants
Consult with Program Coordinator/Camp Director regarding general structure of camp program, improvement of activities and general camp experiences
Assist in the orientation of Counselors Consult with Program Coordinator and other support staff and formulate staff orientation plan
Conduct or delegate responsibility for inspection of camp facilities Supervise and participate in all activities
Monitor counselor and camper assignments for the day
Monitor the safety of campers Lead the activity, as necessary
Be available for camper and counselor consultation or conflict resolution Help Counselors develop a better understanding of group progress and group development Formally evaluate Counselors at least twice a season, conducting other evaluations as necessary
Assist in evaluating the entire camp operation with suggestions for following season
Supervise Counselors Identify and meet campers needs
Carry out camp programs
Fulfill other camp functions
Other duties as assigned by supervisor


To Apply: E-mail resume to Please indicate “Summer Activity Specialist” in the subject line AND the website the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Posted on 03/06/17; CVMHA ID #10796