Ropes Course Facilitator - Everwood Day Camp

 

Job Description

If you love working with children, are hard working, a team player and have a desire to constantly learn and grow, both personally and professionally, this is the place for you! Working as part of our organization, consistently ranked in the top 5 Camps in MA, you will positively impact the lives of children and adults and become part of our wonderful camp community. Our positions are a perfect fit for teachers, educators and students who aspire to be them one day! We also need Bus Counselors from many towns (see list below) from all over MA and RI, so even if you don't live near Sharon you can easily work here.

Working as a Ropes Course Facilitator, you will work with boys and girls, aged from 4 to 15, in leading low ropes (team-building and problem solving) games and initiatives and high ropes facilitation. The Ropes Course Facilitator is responsible for running 45 minute activity periods for groups of up to 15 children at a time, assisted by other ropes course staff and 1 or 2 counselors. The Ropes Course Facilitator position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some ropes or rock climbing interest and/or experience. We do provide ropes course certification as well.

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

A work day of 9:00am to 3:30pm, Mon-Fri (this includes a 30 minute break per day).

Dates of Camp are from June 26th to August 25th (9 weeks, preferred) or August 18th (8 weeks). Staff training in late May and throughout June are also required (on evenings and weekends).

Salary range is $2300+ for nine weeks, plus two visiting nights and all staff training. There are also multiple opportunities to make extra money for the summer, in addition to your salary! Assisting with Arrival (8:30-9am) and Departure (3:30-4:00 pm) will make you over $350! Being a Bus Counselor will make you up to $440 (and also save a ton of gas money)! Working our "Extended Day" before or after regular work hours (7-8:30am or 4-6pm) will make an extra $500+ to $700+!

Free BBQ lunch every Friday, and daily snacks included!

*We are looking for bus counselors from all over MA and RI, including: Attleboro, Brookline, Canton, Chestnut Hill, Franklin, Mansfield, Medfield, Milton, Natick, Newton, Needham, Norfolk, North Easton, Providence, Randolph, Sharon, Somerville, Walpole, Wellesley, West Roxbury, Westwood.

**Housing is not provided. Staff must live locally.**

Apply by: April 22 2017

Details

Camp/Organization: Everwood Day Camp (ACA Accredited)

Location: Sharon, MA

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Requirements

Essential:

  • An enthusiastic, motivated individual. 
  • The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate low and high ropes fundamentals and techniques. 
  • The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers. 
  • A working comfort level with heights. 
  • The ability to climb and belay. 
  • 18+ years of age.

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 an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application

Apply Here

Contact

Jennifer Kaplan

125 Lakeview Street
Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

7816945829