Camp Sports Specialist

Job Type

Full Time Temporary




331 East 70th Street
New York
New York
United States


Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, widely recognized as one of New York’s premier human services providers, is a 124-year-old settlement house that provides an extensive array of effective and integrated services—social, educational, legal, health, housing, mental health, nutritional and fitness—which significantly improve the lives of 15,000 people in need each year, ages 3 to 103, on the East Side of Manhattan. Our clients include older adults, homeless and formerly homeless adults, children and families, recent immigrants, disabled persons, adult learners and more. For more information on Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, please visit our website at

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is seeking an energetic and experienced applicant for the position of Sports Specialist in our RealArts Summer Camp. Real Arts is a five day a week day camp within our Visual and Performing Arts Department, which integrates art performance and art education. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with school-age children in a program emphasizing arts, sports, and recreation. S/he will be responsible for supervising children age 5 – 12 in a variety of sports, group game and recreational activities. The Sports Specialist will work with a creative team of experienced teachers and must be caring, responsible and fun! The Sports Specialist will be responsible for classroom management, creating and implementing sports and physical activities held within our gym, the local park and on our Environmental Playscape. Further, the Sports Specialist will be expected to create lessons which are fun and engaging for children with a range of athletic ability.


  • Over 18 years old;
  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree in education or physical education;
  • Four years previous experience teaching school-age children;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Prepared to get in to a pool; and
  • Love working with youth


  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday
  • July 5 – August 17, and 20 hours of in-service training June 26-29

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled.