Everwood Day Camp company profile

Boating Counselor(Canoeing & Kayaking)

Job Location

125 Lakeview Street - Sharon, MA, United States

Job Description

Our Boating Instructor will create and teach curriculum for children, aged from 4 to 15, on beautiful 350 acre Lake Massapoag. You will be responsible for teaching the fundamentals of boating while keeping it fun, diverse, educational and age-appropriate. You will be responsible for running 35 minute activity periods for groups of around 15 children at a time, assisted by 1 or 2 of their counselors. The Boating Instructor position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some boating experience. We will provide free Red Cross lifeguard certification for the right Boating Instructor candidate (worth $500 and transferable to other jobs) in addition to boating instruction training (canoe, kayak and SUP). The upkeep and basic maintenance of the lakefront beach area and docks is also part of the job. You may also be required to assist with other waterfront activities, including lifeguarding. You will be supported by a Waterfront Director, who will provide guidance and feedback throughout the summer. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate boating fundamentals and techniques through drills and games (for canoeing, kayaking and SUPs). Training to be provided.
Strong swimmer. Free Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course ($500 value) is provided but passing the test is a job requirement.

PREFERRED

Experience of working with children.
Experience of teaching boating (canoeing, kayaking and SUP).
Teaching certification.

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 24th to Aug 23rd (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 16th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 4th when we are closed.
Salary range is $2300 and up for 9 weeks of work.
Extra income can be made (up to $700), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.

LOCATION

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.

How To Apply

We are currently preparing for the summer of 2019 and are accepting applications for many positions.

Candidates interested in employment with Everwood Day Camp are invited to complete our online staff application.

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Contact Information

Contact Jen Kaplan
Head Counselor
Everwood Day Camp
125 Lakeview St
Sharon, MA, United States 02067
Phone 781-694-5829
Fax 781-636-2126
Email jen@everwooddaycamp.com
Website http://www.everwooddaycamp.com/

Posted

February 27, 2019

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