Discovery Camp Counselor

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Temporary/Seasonal, Unscheduled Part-Time
May 2019 – September 2019
Monday – Friday

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Counselors must have at least a High School diploma, and either be furthering or pursuing their education in a science, psychology, or education field preferred.  Previous experience working with children, presenting to large groups, working as a team, and a proven record of responsibility are a must.  Previous experience in a camp setting or other informal education setting is preferred.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Discovery Camp Counselors will deliver an experience that inspires curiosity and passion for STEM learning by leading a classroom of 10-25 campers ages 4-14. Counselors take part in all daily camp operations including maintaining the safety and well-being of all children, presenting informal science activities, facilitating exhibit exploration, supervising outdoor play and walking or bussed field trips, and managing classroom supplies and equipment. Counselors should foster openness to working with diverse children and peers, good communication with peers, administrators, and parents, great team-working skills, and responsible decision-making skills and proactivity.

DEPARTMENT:
Museum Programs and Outreach Initiatives
Position reports to the Assistant Director of Camp Programs

CONTACT:
Suzzette Graves, Human Resources Director x1125

EOE

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