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Activity Specialist

The Child Center of NY
Date Posted: 11/10/2021
Salary / Wage: .
Location: Forest Hills, New York
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The Activity Specialist is responsible for designing and facilitating project-based learning experiences within a specialization.


Essential Functions:

  •  Collaborate with site leadership in the planning, development and execution of quality, project-based youth development activities.

  •  Develop and maintain positive and professional relationships with participants, families & school faculty

  •  Coordinate events & functions in specialty area such as: showcases, exhibits, productions, culminating events, etc.

  •  Engage participants in specialty area activities. Provide support through encouragement and delivering resources.

  •  Prepare related paperwork, materials and implementation supplies. Timely submit all program and certification related documents.

  •  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit for long period of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


  1. Minimum Qualifications:

    •  College Student or High School Graduate 18 yrs. or older.

    •  2 years’ experience working with children and/or youth in your specialization.

    •  Exemplary supervisory skills at elementary level (middle school or high school aged youth) and aptitude for motivating people.

    •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

    •  Ability to plan and carry out assignments independently.

    •  Ability to prioritize, adhere to timelines and multi-task.

  2. Qualifications Preferred:
     Bilingual in one or more of the following: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali and others based on client needs.

Application Instructions:

If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, please email Shauna Frederick at, please include either you resume to be shared with the employer or your permission to share the resume we have on file in the Network.

Additional Information:

Job Behavioral Expectations:

  •  Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal

    appearance, and adherence to relevant health & safety procedures.

  •  Safe and successful performance, including meeting productivity standards.

  •  Maintain an understanding of the principles, methods and processes needed to perform the job. Attends staff meetings, seminars and in-service training as assigned.

  •  Displays effective communication skills.

  •  Demonstrates the ability to complete work in an acceptable manner by the time and/or date established with accuracy, neatness and thoroughness and minimal amount of errors

  •  Maintain established departmental policies and procedures including maintain strict confidentiality and adherence to all HIPAA guidelines at all times.

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