The Fresh Air Fund
  • The Fresh Air Fund
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

The Fresh Air Fund is recruiting staff to work for our Summer 2021 in-person Summer Spaces Program.

The Fresh Air Fund's Summer Spaces program repurposes open streets across New York City into safe spaces for children to engage with each other through structured play outdoors in their own neighborhood. Summer Spaces operates in two sessions, from 9am-12 noon and from 1pm-4pm, Mondays through Thursdays. Approximately 60 children attend each week in one of twelve locations in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Manhattan.

Below is a list of our available positions. Please read through each job's responsibilities and requirements before you apply.


  • Site Leader: manages entire Summer Space site and staff, prior supervisory experience required
  • Assistant Site Leader: supervises Senior Counselors and supports Site Leader, prior experience working with children required
  • Senior Counselor: leads programming and activities for children, prior experience working with children required
  • Counselor: supports Senior Counselors during activities and encourages child participation, prior experience working with children preferred
  • Safety Associate: assists in ensuring healthy, safe play environments for children by being aware of safety protocols

All jobs will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

The Fresh Air Fund is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations and communities to apply.

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