Opportunities for Summer Camp Directors / Counsellors - Engage young minds in science and engineering; Learn new skills yourself & have fun!
Do you enjoy working with kids aged 4-12 and wish to work at STEM For Kids over summer? We are looking for experienced Day Camp Counselors and Camp Directors for our STEM camps in Durham region and Peel Region :
Our summer camps run from July 3rd - August 31st from 9am-4pm every weekday.
•Lead engineering, robotics & computer programming activities with children.
• Maintain discipline while ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all children.
•General safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the campers
•Help execute the weekly activity schedule for your group.
•Organize and lead both small and large group activities
•Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
•Ensure that the camp is clean, organized, and free of litter.
•Communicate professionally with parents and report any concerns to Management.
•Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
•Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp
•Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
•Bachelor degree or degree-in-progress in science, math, engineering or education field.
•Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and its role in today’s economy.
•Dependability, can-do attitude, responsibility and ability to work in fast changing environments.
•Superior communications and a fun-loving personality.
•Ability to maintain positive relationships with parents, children, co-workers and clients.
•Understanding of basic scientific and engineering principles.
•Eagerness to learn, create, tinker and comfortable with technology.
•Flexibility to work in various locations in and around Raleigh.
•High quality and professionalism is a must as we are looking for role models for children.
•Prior experience working with children & knowledge of computer programming are a plus.
•Vulnerable Sector Check (Police Check)
•Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.
•Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
•Programs are dynamic with a high level of activity; you must be able to sustain a high level of energy
•Expect to stand up to 95% of the day; able to bend or assume postures in low level positions to make eye-contact and work with children on the floor as needed
•Perform all activities with children like play, jump, run for extended periods of time in-and out-doors.
•Must possess acceptable hearing and visual abilities to monitor environment and children’s well being.
•Hours and location vary – programs are conducted in schools, churches and other community spaces
•Job is paid hourly at a competitive rate based on education & experience.
• Benefit: Discounted camp rates for school-age children, if applicable.