Summer Trip Leader - Cornerstone at Sotomayor Houses

Phipps Neighborhoods


Cornerstone at Sotomayor Houses
1000 Rosedale Avenue
Bronx, NY, 10472

Job Type:


Minimum age:

17 years old


Part Time



Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Wednesday

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or HSE

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.

Cornerstone at Sotomayor Houses serves youth, teens, young adults, adults and seniors through a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural activities and community events.


Position Summary:

The Summer Trip Leader assists the Summer Group Leader in escorting a small group of elementary school or middle school students enrolled in our summer camp programs on trips and activities outside the main camp facility.


Duties & Responsibilities: 

    Provide supervision and ensure the safety of program participants at all times including during trips and snack time.

    Assist in the engagement of students in a wide range of learning activities on trip days.

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

    Model appropriate child development practices.

    Uphold program policies and procedures and proper use of supplies and materials.

    Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization.

    Attend staff meetings, professional development workshops and program events as directed.

    Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered. In your cover letter please outline why this position is of interest and exactly how your experience matches the qualifications stated. Additionally, please provide your desired hourly rate. Email:

To the Attention of:

Emily Lopez

Required Skills/Experience:

     The candidate must be at least 17 years of age and enrolled in school or a HSE program; High school diploma or HSE preferred.

    Must be able to work Monday & Wednesday between 8AM and 6PM for the duration of summer camp.

    Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as strong classroom management skills.