Indianapolis Art Center Seeks Summer Art Camp Counselor

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Indianapolis Art Center Seeks Summer Art Camp Counselor




2023 Summer Camp Dates: June 12-July 28

  • No camps on the week of July 3-7
  • Additional training dates TBA

Three Locations

  • Broad Ripple Campus (820 E 67th St, Indianapolis, IN 46220)
  • Hillside (1145 East 22nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202)
  • Fishers (8100 E 106th St #260, Fishers, IN 46038)

Job Summary

The Indianapolis Art Center promotes life-long learning through hands-on art classes and activities. The Art Center’s Summer Art Camp focuses on the art-making process to promote children’s curiosity, problem solving, independence and confidence and serves a wide variety of ages and skill levels.  

Camp Counselors assist the Camp Instructors and Camp Director in all aspects of operating the Art Center’s Summer Art Camps.  

The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth, a general knowledge of various art techniques and materials, be dependable and have a positive and friendly attitude. All camp staff will promote and nurture the education of students by planning and tailoring courses of study; providing a safe, supportive, and positive environment conducive to learning; and keeping students informed about various Art Center opportunities. Counselors must be friendly and enthusiastic ambassadors of the Indianapolis Art Center’s mission and provide exemplary customer service to students and patrons.  
Essential Job Functions 

  • Assist with general operation of Summer Art Camp  
  • Enforce all safety guidelines to maintain a safe, secure and healthy educational environment 
  • Assist Camp Instructors in the studios utilizing best practices
  • Supervise and lead camper activities during lunch and snack breaks  
  • Assist with management of materials, equipment and studio space
  • Inspire campers’ growth and creativity  by interacting and providing support

Engagement & Responsiveness 

  • Attend meetings, trainings and program events as determined by program staff  
  • Respond to emails and/or calls in a timely manner  
  • Complete, correct and approve timecard in a timely manner  

Competency Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)  

  • Possesses the proficiency (either through education and/or experience) to engage students of all abilities
  • Time management, organizational and planning skills  
  • Flexibility, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills   
  • CPR certification (preferred) 

Education and Experience 

  • A combination of education, training and experience working with youth  
  • Experience working with diverse and underserved audiences  
  • Classroom and behavior management experience 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions 

  • Camp counselors are required to work onsite
  • Occasionally required to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs  
  • Perform physical tasks of day-to-day camp program  

All Employees must pass a criminal background check prior to employment. 

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