SPECIAL EVENTS LEADER

Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2490254
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 6, 2018
  • Starting Date: June 25, 2018

Job Description

If you love working with children, are hard working, a team player and have a desire to constantly learn and grow, both personally and professionally, this is the place for you! Working as part of our organization, consistently ranked in the top 5 Camps in MA, you will positively impact the lives of children and adults and become part of our wonderful camp community. Our positions are a perfect fit for teachers, educators and students who aspire to be them one day!

A Special Events Leader is in charge of coming up with ideas (using old ideas) and implementing our special events program at camp. You will be working with children ages 4-15 and engaging them in fun activities daily. You will be teaching camp songs, running jell-o tug of war, wet and wild day, and more.

This role involves the organization and management as the activities must be modified to work for younger campers as well as older campers. You should be comfortable addressing a large crowd. You will have an assistant.

Hours are Monday-Friday from 8-5. Camp runs June 25th-August 24th. Must be able to work at least the first 8 weeks but all nine would be ideal. Salary starts at $3800 for 9 weeks.



BENEFITS OF WORKING AT EVERWOOD DAY CAMP

What do you get out of the staff experience at Everwood Day Camp?

•Out of work hours you will forge wonderful friendships with our other staff members through our afternoon/evening staff activities! Sports (basketball, tennis, hockey, softball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc.), quiz nights, movie nights and more will be running regularly throughout the summer at Camp!

•Whether you work at Camp for one summer or fifty you will gain a lifetime membership to a warm, welcoming community of our staff, our campers and their families.

•An amazing experience where you will work hard, share your talents and enthusiasm and learn new skills that will be useful in future, as well as being a great resume booster.

•You will be more confident and improve (or add to) your ability to be: patient, kind, a leader, a teacher, creative, organized, inclusive, empathetic, spontaneous, independent, motivational and fun. It will be difficult to compare the person you are when you start at Camp to the person you become by the end of the summer.

•Are you seeking entrance to a college/university, a new job or an internship? A reference from one of our Camp Directors can help open doors for you.

•Paid summer employment.

•The satisfaction that you made a lasting difference in the lives of young people.

ABOUT EVERWOOD DAY CAMP

Imagine a place where children are part of an extraordinary summer camp community; where they will have fun, make friends, learn, grow and are inspired to be the best person they can be! Everwood Day Camp is that place! Our wide range of activities promote educational and personal growth, through our dynamic program of instruction in sports, arts, boating, swimming, nature and outdoor adventure. Everwood Day Camp provides a magnificent camp setting on 50 acres, surrounded by 100 foot pine trees, open green fields and the glistening 350 acre Lake Massapoag in Sharon.

Essential:

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children, and co-workers.
Experience of working with children.
Great organizational skills.
23+

Legal resident of the U.S.A.

Preferred:

Experience of supervising staff.
Summer camp experience (either Day or Resident camp).
A background and education in childcare/education.
A teacher (or equivalent).

**Housing is not provided. Staff must live locally.**
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 9 to $ 10 Per Hour
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  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • None degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Dane Pickles
    • 125 Lakeview St
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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