Feb 10, 2021

Boating Counselor(Canoeing and Kayaking)

  • TrulyHired
  • Sharon, MA, USA

Job Description

Our Boating Instructor will create and teach curriculum for children, aged from 4 to 15, on beautiful 350 acre Lake Massapoag. You will be responsible for teaching the fundamentals of boating while keeping it fun, diverse, educational and age-appropriate. You will be responsible for running 35-minute activity periods for groups of around 15 children at a time, assisted by 1 or 2 of their counselors. The Boating Instructor position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some boating experience. We will provide free Red Cross lifeguard certification for the right Boating Instructor candidate (worth $500 and transferable to other jobs) in addition to boating instruction training (canoe, kayak and SUP). The upkeep and basic maintenance of the lakefront beach area and docks is also part of the job. You may also be required to assist with other waterfront activities, including lifeguarding. You will be supported by a Waterfront Director, who will provide guidance and feedback throughout the summer. Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome interviews via SKYPE, Facetime, Zoom! JOB REQUIREMENTS ESSENTIAL 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 boating fundamentals and techniques through drills and games (for canoeing, kayaking and SUPs). Training to be provided. Strong swimmer. Free Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course ($500 value) is provided but passing the test is a job requirement. 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. In order 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. PREFERRED Experience of working with children. Experience of teaching boating (canoeing, kayaking and SUP). Teaching certification. 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 3rd 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. LOCATION 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
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Dane Pickles
  • 125 Lakeview St
  • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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