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After Care Camp Counselor – Summer Camp

After Care Camp Counselors play a vital role in the success of the After Care Program. Counselors lead activities, including arts and crafts, games, hiking, outdoor play and snacks, and ensure that each camper feels safe and integrated into the camp experience.

We are looking for people who are great with kids and have a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children and interest in nature and the outdoors are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable. This is excellent work for students on school breaks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a positive role model for After Care campers
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to campers ages 5-15
  • Assist campers with art and crafts, games, hiking, outdoor play and snacks
  • Participate in the check-in and check-out processes
  • Team up with other Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after the After Care Program
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend two days of mandatory training (June 9 and 10, 2017)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must love working with kids and be patient, caring, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player
  • Education: high school (must be age 16 or older), college or graduate student
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

After Care Program main hours are 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm.

  • Basic Schedule – Monday - Friday: 2:30 pm – 5:45 pm
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
  • After Care Camp Counselors typically work 17 – 20 hours/week

After Care Director – Summer Camp

The After Care Director of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp manages all aspects of the After Care Program, including staff, activities, snacks and check out. The After Care Director’s most important goal is to ensure that the high quality of the Day Camp is maintained so that campers and their families continue to have an outstanding Camp experience.

We are looking for people who have demonstrated leadership experience, excellent communication skills, and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must, and specific After Care experience is a plus. You must have your own transportation and be reliable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to After Care Counselors, campers and their families
  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land After Care Counselors
  • Manage the check-in and check-out processes
  • Coordinate After Care activities, including arts and crafts, games, hiking, outdoor play and snacks
  • Team up with After Care Counselors to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with camper families
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after the After Care Program
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings
  • Attend two days of mandatory training (June 9 and 10, 2017)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and experience managing others
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and flexible
  • Able to communicate, multi-task and resolve issues and challenges creatively
  • Must have experience working with kids
  • Education: college graduate
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (training provided through Sarah’s Science)
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus
  • Requires an extensive background check before a final offer of employment.

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

After Care Program main hours are 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm.

  • Basic Schedule – Monday - Friday: 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
  • 2-3 additional preparation hours are required outside of regular After Care hours
  • The After Care Director typically works 21 – 25 hours/week

COMPENSATION

The After Care Director compensation is based on experience and level of education. Payroll is processed every two weeks.

Assistant Director – Summer Camp

The Assistant Director of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp works in close partnership with the Camp Director to create an outstanding experience for campers and their families. The Assistant Director provides leadership to Camp Counselors and other staff, provides instruction for science projects, and helps coordinate all other camp activities.

We are looking for people who have demonstrated leadership experience, excellent communication skills, and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must, and interest in science and nature are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with the Camp Director to provide leadership, guidance and support to Camp Counselors, staff, campers and families
  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land Camp Counselors and staff
  • Assist the Camp Director and Camp Counselors with science projects, art activities, games, hiking, swimming, outdoor play, music, snacks and lunch
  • Team up with Camp Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Communicate with camper families and be the key point of contact between campers and families throughout the day
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend and assist with two days of mandatory training (June 9 and 10, 2017)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and flexible
  • Able to communicate, multi-task and resolve issues and challenges creatively
  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player
  • Education: college graduate
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (training provided through Sarah’s Science)
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus
  • Requires an extensive background check before a final offer of employment.

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

Summer Day Camp main hours are 9am - 3pm.

  • Basic Schedule – Monday - Friday: 7:45 am – 4:00 pm
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid.
  • The Assistant Director typically works 42 – 45 hours/week

COMPENSATION

The Assistant Director compensation is based on experience and level of education. Payroll is processed every two weeks.

Day Camp Counselor – Spring Camp

Day Camp Counselors play a vital role in the success of Spring Camp.  Counselors lead activities, help campers ages 5-15 assemble their science projects, and ensure that each camper feels safe and integrated into the camp experience.

We are looking for people who are great with kids and have a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children and interest in science and nature are preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable. This is excellent work for students on school breaks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a positive role model for Spring Camp campers
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to campers ages 5-15 throughout the day and week
  • Assist campers with their science projects, art activities, games, hiking, and outdoor play
  • Participate in other camp activities, including movie time, two daily snacks and lunch
  • Team up with other Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must love working with kids and be patient, caring, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player
  • Education: high school (must be age 16 or older), college or graduate student
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus

SCHEDULE

  • Spring Camp in Oakland (Lake Merritt United Methodist Church) runs April 3- 7, 2017
  • Spring Camp in Berkeley (Black Pine Circle School) runs April 3- 7, 2017
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work a full week of spring camp.

HOURS

Spring Day Camp main hours are 8:00 am – 5:30 pm.

  • Counselor Daily Work Schedule: 7:45 am – 5:30 pm
  • Staff must arrive at 7:30 am on Monday to help with initial set-up for the week

Day Camp Counselor – Summer Camp

Day Camp Counselors play a vital role in the success of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp. Each Counselor is matched to a group of approximately ten campers ages 5-15 for the week. Counselors lead activities, help their campers assemble their science projects, and ensure that each camper feels safe and integrated within his/her group as well as the larger camp experience.

We are looking for people who are great with kids, like the outdoors and have a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children and interest in science and nature are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable. This is excellent summer work for students.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land campers
  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to your group of approximately 10 campers throughout the day and week
  • Assist your campers with their science projects, art activities, games, hiking, swimming and outdoor play
  • Participate in other camp activities, including daily music time, two daily snacks and lunch
  • Team up with other Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend two days of mandatory training (June 9 and 10, 2017)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must love working with kids and be patient, caring, enthusiastic and energetic
  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player
  • Education: high school (must be age 16 or older), college or graduate student
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

Summer Day Camp main hours are 9am - 3pm.

  • Basic Schedule - Monday: 8:00 am – 3:15 pm

Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 am – 3:15 pm

  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid.
  • Day Camp Counselors are not required to work in our After Care Program; however, we may occasionally ask for volunteers to help supplement our After Care staff.
  • Day Camp Counselors typically work 34 – 38 hours/week

Musician – Summer Camp

The Musician (Singer/Guitar Player) provides an important start to the day at This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp. The ideal candidate will understand how to use songs to engage children and lift their spirits as the camp day begins. The morning music time is a sing-along, not a performance.

We are looking for people with experience working with children who have a large repertoire of fun, engaging songs that encourage children to participate. Campers are ages 5-15, and the audience of children ranges from 100-200 campers at a time. Your must be able to project clearly out-of-doors (there is no electricity for amplification). You must have your own transportation, and reliability is a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead campers in approximately 30 minutes of sing-along camp songs, Monday-Friday mornings, approximately 9:15 am – 9:45 am
  • Engage a large group of children ages 5-15 and encourage them to participate
  • Required songs include “This Land Is Your Land” (2-3 verses), “The Cat Came Back;” suggested songs include “Yellow Submarine,” word call-outs (call and response), silly camp songs geared to the mid-range age of 8-9 (songs such as “Hokey Pokey” don’t work because older campers won’t participate)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must love working with children and be enthusiastic and energetic
  • Must have experience working with children
  • Must be able to project your voice outdoors without amplification
  • At least 2 references from people who know of your work with children
  • Audition (paid) required before selection

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

  • We supply a training video of camp songs actually recorded at summer camp
  • We can supply a guitar and battery powered speaker if needed

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

  • Basic Schedule: Monday – Friday, approximately 9:15 am – 9:45 am; please plan to arrive 15 minutes ahead to allow for schedule adjustments
  • Approximate 30 minutes of music
  • Musicians typically work 4 – 5 hours/week

COMPENSATION

Musicians are paid weekly on an independent contractor basis. Compensation is based on experience.

Operations Manager – Summer Camp

The Operations Manager plays a key role in the success of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp by providing solid logistical support to the Camp Director and staff. The Operations Manager manages and coordinates the daily operations of the Camp and works closely with the Camp Director to ensure that all activities run smoothly and efficiently.

We are looking for people who are very organized, detail oriented and energetic.  The ability to think on your feet, anticipate the needs of the staff and campers, and respond quickly and effectively to all situations is also essential. Experience working with children and interest in science and nature are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be responsible and reliable.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Camp Director
  • Help coordinate and participate in all camp activities, including camper check-in and check-out, science projects, two daily snacks and lunch
  • Communicate with campers and their families in a professional and positive manner
  • Provide support to Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all
  • Manage the daily set up and clean up before and after camp
  • Begin working the week before camp starts on camp preparation and training
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend two days of mandatory training (June 9 and 10, 2017)

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic and flexible
  • Able to communicate clearly, multi-task and resolve issues and challenges creatively and effectively
  • Staff management experience strongly preferred
  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts)
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player
  • Education: college or graduate student
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (training provided through Sarah’s Science)
  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus

SCHEDULE

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 11 weeks (June 12 - Aug 25, 2017)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

HOURS

Summer Day Camp main hours are 9am - 3pm.

  • Basic Schedule – Monday - Friday: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid.
  • The Operations Manager typically works 42 – 45 hours/week

COMPENSATION

The Operations Manager compensation is based on experience and level of education. Payroll is processed every two weeks.


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