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After-school Activities Specialist - Theatre, Visual Art, Music, Dance, Jewelry making, Yoga and Fitness & Wellness

Location: New York, NY, United States
Job Type: part-time
Date Posted:
Salary Range: 18 - 20 USD Hourly

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Summary: Activity Specialist responsible for helping participants grow artistically.



  •          Responsible for developing, teaching & maintaining scheduled Activities.
  •          Responsible for helping participants in their development in the Art and Craft.
  •          Organizing Arts and Crafts exhibitions.
  •          Engage participants in the arts to help develop skills that would help them express               themselves.
  •          Develop and maintain arts, theater, music, dance and poetry, jewelry making and paper         mache.
  •          Organize and create art exhibitions, dance routines, theater presentations, music recitals         and poetry jams.
  •          Assist with the recruitment and retention of participants.
  •          Maintain site bulletin boards and produce flyers for events.
  •          Organize and create program performances costumes.
  •          Accompany participants to art, theater, and dance related trips.
  •          Maintain daily attendance for all courses.
  •          Co-facilitate Parent Meetings
  •          Ensure the cleanliness and presence of all of the space used by the program participant
  •          Responsible for keeping the Program Director informed of any changes and                           abnormalities that may occur.
  •          Submit weekly reports to the Program Director on a timely basis.
  •          Attend all program staff meetings, trainings, and special events.
  •           Assist other  staff when needed.
  •           Other duties as assigned.

Salary: $18 - $20/per hour. This is a part- time position with approximately 20 + hours per week.

 Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This is a part-time position. Days and hours are as follows: Monday-Friday 6pm to 10pm, & some Saturdays 12am to 5pm. 6pm 11pm 


  •        High School Diploma or GED; working towards or possessing AA or BA degree a plus.
  •        Must be at least 18 years old.
  •       1 years experience in the field and high level of knowledge in Creative Arts
  •       Experience teaching or training individuals in group settings
  •       Experience with lesson plan development
  •       Submit to background checks in compliance with DOE, DYCD, DOH and SACC       regulations.
  •       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Working conditions and physical demands required:


The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability and patience to work with children and young people, recognizing their exuberance and juvenile behavior, particularly in group settings.
  •      Move for long periods, providing instruction.
  •      Travel when taking field trips, using public transportation, traverse city streets,                   ascend/descend stairs, and be exposed to outside weather conditions, while escorting youth.