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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. Group Leaders are responsible for teaching Swim Instruction on a daily basis. Comfort swimming in a lake and teaching swim lessons is essential. Current Lifeguard Certification and or willingness to obtain a Lifeguard Certification is highly encouraged. Group Leaders may also have the opportunity to lead both group and elective activities throughout the summer. Equal Opportunity Employer
JOB & CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
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. Applicants must at least have at least finished 12th grade by June 2018. 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!
DATES, HOURS AND PAY
8:30am to 4pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day). June 25th to Aug 24th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 17th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed. Mon to Fri each week except for July 4th 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. 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 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.
At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
High School/Trade School degree preferred
Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
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