125 Lakeview Street - Sharon, MA, United States
An Upper Camp Group Leader at Everwood Day Camp is responsible for providing an amazing summer camp experience for a group of 15-20 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. Comfort swimming in a lake is essential. Current Lifeguard Certification and or willingness to obtain a Lifeguard Certification is highly encouraged. Group Leaders will 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. We welcome interviews via SKYPE, Facetime, or Zoom!
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 2021. 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.) and to inspire and motivate your campers! DATES, HOURS AND PAY 8:30am to 4pm (this includes a 30-minute break per day). June 28th to Aug 27th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 20th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed. Mon to Fri each week except for July 5th 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. 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 2021 and are accepting applications for many positions.
Candidates interested in employment with Everwood Day Camp are invited to complete our online staff application.