Working as a Ropes Course Facilitator, you will work with children, aged from 4 to 15, in leading low ropes (team-building and problem solving) games and initiatives and high ropes/challenge course facilitation. The Ropes Course Facilitator is responsible for activity periods for groups of around 15 children at a time, assisted by other ropes/challenge course staff and 1 or 2 counselors. The Ropes Course Facilitator position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some ropes, challenge course or rock climbing interest and/or experience. You would be supported by an experienced Ropes Course Director, who will provide guidance and feedback throughout the summer. The Ropes Course Facilitator must be able to take part in our weekend-long certification for ropes course staff which is paid for by camp. Enjoy working in a beautiful wooded setting next to a lake in this challenging and equally rewarding position! EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We welcome interviews via SKYPE, Facetime, Zoom!
Must have graduated high school.
An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
The knowledge and ability to explain and demonstrate low and high ropes fundamentals and techniques (this will be taught in certification training).
A working comfort level with heights (this can't be taught!).
The ability to climb and belay (belaying will be taught as part of certification training).
The physical strength and fitness to climb and belay consistently.
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. To perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis.
DATES, HOURS AND PAY
9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30-minute break per day) June 28th to Aug 27th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 20th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed. Mon to Fri each week except for July 5th when we are closed. Salary range is $2300 and up for 9 weeks of work. Extra income can be made (up to $1000), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI! Housing is NOT included.
- Position Type: Summer
- Positions Available: 1
- Salary: $2,300 to $2,500 Stipend
Job Categories: Career Education > Child Care Education
Classroom Teacher > Preschool
Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
Classroom Teacher > Elementary
Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
Classroom Teacher > Environmental Education
Classroom Teacher > Health
Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
Administrator > Athletic/Activities Director
Athletics & Activities > After School Programs Equal Opportunity Employer
Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements
- None degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
There are no application questions required for this job posting.Contact Information
- Dane Pickles
- 125 Lakeview St
- Sharon, Massachusetts 02067