Camp Counselor

Hosting Organization 

iNviTECH Clubhouse

Internship Cycle

Summer 2021

Focus Area

STEM Education

Hours

10-15 hours/week

Projected Start Date

May 31, 2021

Mode of Internship

In-Person

Application Status

OPEN

Application Deadline

5/8/21, 3:59 AM

Position Overview

Camp Counselors work closely with Instructors and Teaching Associates to ensure the camp runs smoothly. The core responsibilities of camp counselors are to supervise campers during "free-play" and group acitivits, assit with preparing for and cleaning up after labs/activities, and working to enforce COVID-19 safety protocol among campers. In general, Camp Counselors are responsible for the overall supervision of campers with the aim of providing a healthy, safe and enjoyable camp environment and experience.


Camp Counselors agree to:

  • Assist with student check-in and check-out at the beginning and end of the camp day.

  • Be sure that students are supervised at all times. Be an active supervisory presence and address student safety and behavior issues whenever you are in the presence of students.

  • Abide by and enforce camp program policies and procedures.

  • Attend all meetings called by the camp director or program coordinator.

  • Commit to working as a team player

  • Keep track of camper dietary restrictions and allergies and ensure proper snacks/meals are distributed to each camper.

  • Facilitate group activities for campers during free periods.

  • Mediate any conflicts that may arise between campers.

About Project

iNviTECH Clubhouse is home to all of iNviTECH's before and after school programs, camps, and track-out programs for K-8 students. Programs are designed to provide students with a hands-on learning curriculum to engage students in a variety of STEM subjects while equipping them with the 21st-century skills they need to excel in today's heavily STEM-based society. iNviTECH Clubhouse's STEM Summer Camp provides a stimulating and enriching environment for 1st-6th grade students (ages 5-12) to learn, grow, and explore. Throughout the camp, children learn about the world around them by “doing” with hands-on, meaningful experiences called “explorations!”.

Eligibility & Requirements

Required Qualifications 

  • Between the age of 18-24

  • Resident of Durham, N.C.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with children or adolescents

  • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills

  • Maturity, responsibility, and creativity


COVID Considerations

We are committed to a clean and safe environment for our campers and our interns, and are following healthy and safety protocol outlined in the NC COVID-19 Public Health Toolkit.

Compensation 

$12-13/hour

Location of Internship

Durham, NC, USA

Published Date

April 5, 2021