Student Grades: 1-3 or 4-6 Hour/Week:35-40 Commitment:2-6 weeks
This is a temporary summer role with opportunities for individuals to join us for 2-6 weeks from June 20 - August 5. Even if you are only available for a week of time in that window, we would still love to hear about your interest and consider your application.
Attend mandatory paid staff trainings – group training will be held the week of June 13-17 (specific dates TBA), smaller trainings will be held as needed for staff not able to attend June training
Study and practice assigned curriculums until you are able to deliver them fluidly and with enthusiasm
Instructors are responsible for teaching at one or more camp locations and work between 2 and 6 weeks depending on the number of sites.
Work on-site from 7:45AM-3:15PM at assigned camp location
Responsible for the successful delivery of camp curriculum including adaptation of curriculum to enhance the experience and enjoyment of students, as well as to meet individual needs
Support and lead camp games and activities outside of instruction
Supervise all students in your care with constant attention to safety (physical and emotional)
Support camp operations, including morning care, check-in and checkout, clean up, etc.
Maintain daily communication with parents/guardians at check-in and checkout
Treat all campers, parents, and co-workers with respect, empathy, and kindness
Keep camp director updated and informed of daily success and needs
Maintain high standards of professionalism and integrity
Background, Live Scan Fingerprinting and reference check
College graduate or current college student nearing completion with experience in one of our subject areas (Science, Engineering, Mathematics)
STEM education experience is a plus
Ability to speak confidently and compassionately with parents
Direct experience working with 1st-6th grade students
Flexible and willing to have fun and support camp wherever needed
Ability and skills necessary to teach assigned curriculum, classroom of camp experience preferred
Creative, trustworthy, high-energy, passionate for camp, inspiring, excellent communication skills, organized, and flexible
Current CPR/First Aid certification a plus (training available)