Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3195889
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 19, 2019
  • Starting Date: June 29, 2020

Job Description

A Lower/Middle Camp Group Leader at Everwood Day Camp is responsible for providing an amazing summer camp experience for a group of 15-17 campers! Our groups are divided by grade and gender. This role involves acting as the following for the summer: parent, coach, mentor, role model, and friend. Group Leaders are responsible for taking daily attendance, keeping track of their groups daily schedule and scheduling changes. Group Leaders work with the counselor(s) in their group to take children from activity to activity, performing the role of coach or assistant coach in a wide variety of activities. Comfort swimming in a lake is essential. Current Lifeguard Certification and or willingness to obtain a Lifeguard Certification is highly encouraged. Group Leaders will also have the opportunity to lead both group and elective activities throughout the summer. Please let us know what you are good at and will enjoy teaching.(i.e cheerleading, yo-yo, breakdance, singing, rapping, bracelet making or just running a group game down at blacktop basketball etc.) Equal Opportunity Employer


An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Completing weekly written assessments of all the children in your group.
Ability to address stressful situations appropriately in a fast paced, interactive environment.
Applicants must have at least finished 12th grade by June 2020.
The ability and enthusiasm to swim comfortably in a lake twice every day.
A fun-loving and open-minded attitude, which means you always put the kids first and will always be prepared to be silly (e.g. get dressed up, play in jello), go beyond your comfort zone (paddle a cardboard box boat in a lake, go in a dunk tank, etc.) to inspire and motivate your campers!
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.


8:30am to 4pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day).
June 29th to Aug 28th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 21st (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 3rd when we are closed.
Salary is $2570 for 9 weeks of work.
Extra income (up to $700) can be made, working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.


Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI!
Housing is NOT included.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 20
  • Salary: $ 2,572.51 to $ 2,572.51 Stipend
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Art
    Classroom Teacher > Arts: Dance
    Classroom Teacher > Arts: Drama
    Classroom Teacher > Bilingual Education
    Classroom Teacher > Environmental Education
    Classroom Teacher > Language: Spanish
  • 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

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa 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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