ARTS AND CRAFTS COUNSELOR --LOWER CAMP

Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2870988
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 29, 2017
  • 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! We also need Bus Counselors from many towns (see list below) from all over MA and RI, so even if you don't live near Sharon you can easily work here.

Our Arts and Crafts Counselor will create and teach curriculum for children, aged from 4 to 8. You will be responsible for working on small projects to teach the fundamentals of arts and crafts while keeping it fun, diverse, educational and age-appropriate.
The Arts and Crafts Counselor position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher(or similar) who has some arts and crafts interest and/or experience.

A work day of 9:00am to 3:30pm, Mon-Fri (this includes a 30 minute break per day).

Dates of Camp are from June 25th to August 24th (9 weeks, preferred) or August 187h (8 weeks). Staff trainings in late May and throughout June are also required (on evenings and weekends).

Salary range is $2300+ for nine weeks, plus two visiting nights and all staff trainings.

There are also multiple opportunities to make extra money for the summer, in addition to your salary! Assisting with Arrival (8:30-9am) and Departure (3:30-4:00 pm) will make you over $350! Being a Bus Counselor will make you up to $440 (and also save a ton of gas money)! Working our "Extended Day" before or after regular work hours (7-8:30am or 4-6pm) will make an extra $500+ to $700+!

Free BBQ lunch every Friday, and daily snacks included!
  • We are looking for bus counselors from all over MA and RI, including: Attleboro, Brookline, Canton, Chestnut Hill, Franklin, Mansfield, Medfield, Milton, Natick, Newton, Needham, Norfolk, North Easton, Providence, Randolph, Sharon, Somerville, Walpole, Wellesley, West Roxbury, Westwood.

    **Housing is not provided. Staff must live locally.**

    Essential:

    An enthusiastic, motivated individual.
    The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate a wide variety of arts and crafts projects.
    The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
    19+ years of age.

    Preferred:

    1.) Experience of working with children
    2.) Experience of teaching arts and crafts
    3.) Arts and crafts certification

    Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis. Everwood Day Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • Position Type: Summer
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 2,100 to $ 2,500 Stipend
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Child Care Education
    Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Environmental Education
    Classroom Teacher > Health
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
    Administrator > Athletic/Activities Director
    Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
  • 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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