Creative Arts Activity Specialist - Merrimack Parks & Recreation


Job Description

The Creative Arts Activity Specialist is responsible for coordinating and leading the Theater/Drama/Dance/Music programs at Naticook Day Camp. Specialist will develop, plan & lead daily activities for children between the ages of 5 – 14. Will organize plays & skits for performances held throughout the summer. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have experience in Creative Arts.

  • Develop, plan & lead daily drama, music or dance activities for children between the ages of 5 – 14.
  • Organize plays & skits for performances held throughout the summer 
  • During staff training, assist in teaching responsibilities associated with drama activities.
  • Conduct daily check of facilities and equipment in program area for safety, cleanliness and good repair
  • Determine suitable play by considering: age and abilities, likes / dislikes, and familiarity
  • * rewrite script if needed, to ensure appropriate language and suitable length of time
  • * establish cast of characters
  • Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory, storing, and keeping equipment in good condition. Continually checking equipment and making repairs.
  • Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of season
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season 
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Apply by: April 3 2017


Camp/Organization: Merrimack Parks & Recreation (ACA Accredited)

Location: Merrimack, NH

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $9.00/hr


  • Training and experience in Acting or Theatre activities
  • High School graduate or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age 
  • Current CPR and first aid certifications preferred


  • Training and experience in Acting, Theatre, music or drama activities
  • Ability to teach and direct campers of all ages
  • Desire and ability to work with children
  • Ability to relate to one’s peer group
  • Ability to guide and supervise
  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

Additional Information

Please visit or the Town of Merrimack Human Resource Office located at 6 Baboosic Lake Road, Merrimack, NH, 03054 to view a complete job description and to obtain a Town application. To apply, submit your Town application and a copy of your certification cards to the above address. No email please. Position is open until filled. EOE For questions about the position, please contact Parks & Recreation Director Matt Casparius at 603-882-1046. Position is open until filled


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Matt Casparius

<p>116 Naticook Road <br />Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054</p>