[Summer 2020] Youth Development Coach Opportunities

Out of School Time
Part-Time and Seasonal
DREAM (formerly known as DREAM Charter School and Harlem RBI), is an innovative educational and youth development organization, serving over 2,500 East Harlem and South Bronx youth by providing free, high-quality summer and after-school programs to youth ages 5-22 years in an intensive multi-year commitment that connects youth and families to age-appropriate programs and passionate professional staff over time.

DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), is seeking dynamic, motivated individuals with a passion for working with youth at the Elementary (K-5th) and Middle School (6th-8th) level to serve and aid in the coordination of our 4-week summer program. In the DREAM community, our coaches support our youth's social-emotional learning. The ideal candidate will support DREAMs overall mission to inspire, lead and motivate youth in recognizing their potential and realizing their dreams.

Our four-week summer program has opportunities in the following locations: East Harlem, South Bronx and Newark.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Lead a group of up to 18-20 youth in daily summer camp activities including sports, social-emotional learning, enrichment and academic support
    • Facilitate or co-facilitate lessons to help youth build their social and emotional skills
    • Collaborate with team to plan & facilitate various enrichment activities
    • Support with academic enrichment
    • Model and encourage positive participation in all daily activities, with a focus on team building
    • Model professionalism through consistent attendance, timeliness 
and preparation
    • Supervise and manage youth behavior at all times using positive youth development strategies
    • Participate in weekly professional development and tactical training in addition to formal feedback and coaching.


    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Minimum of 1 year working with and record of success groups of school-age children in a classroom or other youth development setting
    • Experience with behavior management systems, including positive youth development, preferred
    • Belief in the outcomes of the DREAM List, including the importance of social emotional competency and advocacy for self and others
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills, preferred
    • Exhibits high energy, warmth, enthusiasm and patience in working with youth
    • Demonstrated interest in assisting students with homework
    • Ability to work collaboratively within a team setting.
DREAM provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.