Activity Specialist

Phipps Neighborhoods


Phipps Neighborhoods
1030 E 178th St,
Bronx, NY, 10460



Job Type:



Full Time



Job Description:


The Activity Specialist will be able to provide daily hands on activities in their specialty area. This dynamic specialist will use activities as a vehicle to promote healthy social, physical, and emotional development.  


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work individually with students, and collaborate with other tutors and staff to provide an enriching learning experience for all participants

  • Create individualized learning plans for each participant based on academic strength/area of specialty.

  • Establish a comfortable learning environment and implement clear, consistent age-appropriate expectations

  • Document student progress

  • Maintain accurate participant attendance, activity and sign-out records

  • Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization

  • Model appropriate child development practices

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director


How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Fax: (347) 329-3929

To the Attention of:

Required Skills/Experience:


  • HS Diploma or HSE;  3-5 years proven experience in activity area

  • Experience with the design and implementation of group activities

  • The ability to work with young people at multiple grade levels and varying stages of development.

  • Previous experience working in an urban environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer literacy

  • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred

  • Enthusiasm, creativity and initiative

  • A sense of humor and a sense of urgency