Summer Camp Assistant / Employment
Reports to: School & Youth Programs Manager, Summer Camp Lead Instructors
Term: Monday-Friday. July 6-August 14 8:30 am-4:30 pm + 1-half-day orientation the week of June 29 (exact date and time TBD)
Compensation: $15 per hour ($600 weekly)
The Summer Camp Assistant supports BIMA Summer Camp Lead Instructors in daily administration and facilitation of six weeks of summer day camps, designed to engage youth in the exploration of art and craft in a fun and creative environment. This position is perfect for a responsible, creative young adult, who enjoys working with youth ages 6-17.
Responsibilities & Duties
Support all camp activities, with a focus on child safety in the classroom, museum galleries, and during off-site excursions.
Support Lead Instructor and students on supply preparation, daily set-up/clean-up, attendance tracking, etc.
Support Lead Instructor and students on art projects, games, and other camp activities.
Supervise youth throughout break and lunchtimes, as well as during open-studio work time for older students.
Communicate with Education staff about camp projects, space and supply needs, and any behavioral challenges that may arise.
Support showcase of student work for families on the final day of camp each week.
Qualifications & Skills
High school diploma or equivalent, must be 18 years or older
Friendly, open attitude and passion for working with children
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with staff and students
Strong customer service skills utilizing courtesy, tact, flexibility and good judgment
Strong problem-solving skills
Physical ability to perform job functions
Clearance of criminal background check
Skills in visual art and craft preferred but not required
Please email your resume and brief cover letter describing your experience working with children and interest/ability in the arts to Emma Cantrell, School & Youth Programs Manager, by February 24, 2020: firstname.lastname@example.org