Summer Youth Program Counselor (Seasonal Part-Time)
Job Type


The Summer Youth Program Counselor assists with the general needs of the children in the Summer Youth Program. Additionally, the Counselor assists professional instructors with implementing instructional drills.


  • Assist with daily set up and clean-up of the tennis courts.
  • Assist with student check-ins.
  • Assist in the care for children both on and off the court, ensuring that children are safe and well-supervised.
  • Assist professional instructors with instructional drills as needed.

Performs other job-related duties and functions as assigned



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Personal Attributes)

  • Passion for the Alliance Mission & Core Values: A passion for public parks and environmental conservation combined with a commitment to treating others with respect, appreciating individual differences and embracing the values of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ethics & Integrity: Earns the trust and respect of others through a consistent commitment to integrity,
  • honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
  • Technology Knowledge: Basic understanding and interest in the game of tennis including playing rules, instructional drills and court etiquette.
  • Mentoring: The ability to mentor and work in a supportive way with young children.
  • Customer Service: Exhibits a strong commitment to delivering excellent and responsive service to internal and external stakeholders, including all patrons of the Tennis Center, including children engaged at the Tennis Center.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork: Committed to working in collaboration with others, promoting cooperation and commitment to others and being a positive team contributor.
  • Technology: Proficient with articulating requirements of automated technologies to support area of responsibility and Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite.


  • Work is normally performed in the field which subjects the employee to various external elements including potentially adverse weather conditions. Work involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident/injury and requires following basic safety precautions. Work involves frequent exposure to challenging elements such as extreme dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noises, chemicals, etc.
  • Requires standing for extended periods of time; stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or crawling; use of manual dexterity and fine motor skills, and use of a desktop, laptop, or video display terminal.
  • Requires minor physical exertion - lifting, pushing, and carrying, etc. up to 25 lbs.
  • Requires communicating information with co-workers, stakeholders and/or the public; reading basic documents and/or following verbal instructions and filling in forms.

Diversity Makes Us Stronger Together: Prospect Park Alliance serves park users of all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and strives to reflect this diversity throughout our operations and in our leadership, staff, stakeholders and supporters. We know that by creating an equitable and inclusive workplace built on mutual respect and the appreciation of difference, our employees will feel safe to express themselves, voice their opinions and work together to find common ground and solutions. Integral to this vision is our longstanding commitment to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.