Freetown Village Seeks Summer Camp Staff

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Now Accepting Applications for Summer Camp Staff!

Freetown Village is looking for a few people to join their camp family! Adult candidates must be enthusiastic, creative, and have a genuine interest in the development of children.

Candidates must be able to commit to 6 full weeks, Monday through Friday (June 12 – July 21, 2017). The work schedule is 35-40 hours per week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

POSITION: 2017 SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Prepare for and implement assigned camp curriculum in an effective and timely manner; use differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.
  • Serve as a positive role model for children and guests by adhering to company standards on personal conduct, safety, cleanliness, proper use of camp equipment and punctuality at all times.
  • Foster a positive learning climate utilizing effective classroom management skills so that every camper has a positive experience.
  • Supervise and provide instruction for campers (15-16) daily in assigned class, as well as team facilitate large group (30-35) activities.
  • Observe student interaction and provide written evaluations of student outcomes at weekly staff meeting.
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for group problem solving.
  • Responsible for camper’s overall safety during camp hours, including recess and weekly field trips.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Teaching Certification (preferred)
  • Prior experience as a camp instructor or classroom teacher (2-3 years min.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of a strong work ethic & organizational skills
  • Flexibility; ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Individuals must be willing to submit to a background check with law enforcement.

Interested candidates should complete the attached application and send their résumés to:

Freetown Village, Inc.
Attn: Program Director
PO Box 1041
Indianapolis, IN 46206

marriam@freetownvillage.org

(Fax) 317-631-0224

Freetown Village, Inc., is a living history museum. Since 1990, their summer camp outreach program has impacted the lives of over 5,000 children. They seek dynamic and talented individuals with a passion for children and for learning. Their curriculum has been designed to incorporate the Indiana State Standards. Each week, children ages 5 – 14 (K-8th) participate in a series of cultural, social, and community awareness activities. From practical, hands-on history projects, team building exercises, and field trips, children will develop a greater sense of community and personal responsibility.

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