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Summer Camp Staff

Good Shepherd Services


The Summer Camp Staff member will provide a supportive function for one of our Bronx and Brooklyn summer camps in the role of either an
- Assistant Group Leader or
- Group Leader
Reports to: Vice President of Education & Vocation Programs (After Schools)
Location: One of our Various Bronx or Brooklyn Sites
Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Monday - Friday; Summer (July and August)


  • Minimum High School Diploma / GED Preferred for Assistant Group Leaders,
  • Minimum High School Diploma / GED Required for Group Leaders.
    • Two years of college or a BA strongly preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Experience working with youth.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to complete medical and DOHMH/DOE clearances and fingerprints.
  • Ability to work from the start of Camp, Early July until Mid August (the exact end date depends on the assigned camp site)
  • Activity Instructors must show experience and competency in the material they would like to instruct.
  • Ability to lead and participate in group activities, sports, and recreation.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

Application and Onboarding Timeline

January 29th: Summer Camp Application Opens (Rolling Admission)

February 26th: Information Sessions & Pre-Screens will begin

March 25th: Face-to-Face Interviews will begin

April 10th: Selected Candidates will be notified and scheduled for clearances

May 14th: Last Day to submit Application (May be placed on waitlist)

June 3rd: Trainings will begin for those who are cleared.

July 8th: Start of Summer Camp for those who are cleared.


Major Duties:
1) Assistant Group Leader
  • Assist the Group Leader and Activity Instructors with activities, including sports, movement, and recreation, educational activities and arts and crafts.
2) Group Leader
  • Plan and facilitate integrated learning, recreational, arts and developmentally appropriate activities for youth.
  • Collaborate with and direct program aides.
3) All Staff
  • Complete required documentation.
  • Participate in training and staff development activities.
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management skills.
  • Ensure a safe and engaging group environment.

How to Apply

Apply Online Via Application URL
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