Summer Day Camp Group Leaders (East Harlem)

Job Type

Part Time




1991 2nd Avenue
Ground Floor
New York
New York
United States


DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program, is seeking dynamic, motivated individuals to serve as Summer Day Camp Group Leaders in an innovative sports and literacy-based summer program for youth in grades K-5 in East Harlem, New York. DREAM's program provides youth with a full day of educational, enrichment and baseball activities designed to foster a positive learning environment, build character and reverse summer learning loss. 


Role & Responsibilities

-Collaborating with co-leaders to facilitate lesson plans that focus on helping youth build social-emotional skills in areas such as teamwork, conflict resolution and self-esteem;

-Serving as an assistant teacher, helping to implement daily reading activities in an innovative literacy program intended to improve reading skills and enthusiasm for reading;

-Coaching and organizing baseball/softball teams for teams of elementary school-aged participants;

-Leading recreational activities and chaperoning off-site enrichment field trips;

-Supervising and managing team and individual behavior at all times using positive discipline techniques and pro-active interventions to ensure the physical and emotional safety of all youth;

-Participating in training, professional development and tactical meetings.

The summer season commitment is from June 18th-August 10th. Service hours are generally Monday - Thursday from 8:00am-5:15pm and Friday from 8:00am-3:15pm.  



-Must be at least 18 years of age;

-College-involvement: current student or graduate of a 2 or 4 year institution/vocational program;

-Knowledge of baseball/softball is preferred but not required;

-Experience working with groups of children;

-Passion to work in a team environment and meet high expectations for youth and staff;

-Ability to take initiative while maintaining confidence, flexibility and enthusiasm;

-Deep embodiment of DREAM's organizational values of teamwork, diversity, integrity and fun.


-Summer Day Camp Group Leaders earn an hourly wage starting at $14/hour.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply