Activity Specialist

Phipps Neighborhoods


Phipps Neighborhoods
1071 E Tremont Ave # A
Bronx, NY, 10460



Job Type:



Full Time



Job Description:

About Phipps Neighborhoods: Phipps Neighborhoods helps children, youth, and families in low-income communities rise above poverty. We work in South Bronx neighborhoods where we can address the greatest barriers to lasting success through education and career programs, and access to community resources. We're dedicated to our neighborhoods for the long term, supporting individuals and families as they establish self-sufficiency. Our services create opportunities for people to thrive in every aspect of their lives. Position Summary: The Activity Specialist will be able to provide daily hands on activities in their specialty area.The Activity Specialist will teach a weekly class in a specific content area (i.e. Dance, Step, Sports, Art, or Chess) in our after school program designed to improve youth development, social-emotional learning, and academics 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:

To apply, please click on the link below to be taken to the application portal. Web:

To the Attention of:

Jacqueline Sanchez

Required Skills/Experience:

• HS Diploma or equivalent • Bachelor's Degree in related field• 3-5 years expertise in specific content area (sports, arts, performing arts etc.)• 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 • Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer literacy • Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred • Enthusiasm, creativity and initiative