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Day Camp Group Leaders

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Trail Blazers
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Brooklyn, NY
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Published 10 days ago

Join us for a summer in the park!

Our day camp program is one-of-a-kind. We seek and create outdoor adventures in Prospect Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park! As a leader at camp you will be facilitating an empowering and powerful summer camp program that helps children become engaged with their environment, their community, their friends, and themselves.

Do you love working with children, providing supportive leadership to others, and spending lots of time outdoors? Join us!

About Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers is an award winning non-profit youth development organization that facilitates the development of values and life skills essential for productive citizenship in young people. For over 130 years, we have touched the lives of thousands of young people from New York and New Jersey. Learn more about us at trailblazers.org/day-camp-prospect-park/ and trailblazers.org/brooklyn-bridge-park-day-camp/

About the Role

As the most direct participant in your campers' daily lives, you are responsible for ensuring that their experiences are safe, meaningful, and memorable. Working at camp position will stretch your leadership, program design, and youth development skills and knowledge. We seek candidates who have an appreciation of and interest in the natural world, possess a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of children, and love learning from and taking on challenges.

We are a fully outdoor program, so get that raincoat ready!

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement daily program activities for your group of 8 campers
  • Actively engage in games, crafts, meals, and activities with your group
  • Lead camper groups on trips throughout the park and around the city
  • Interact with camper parents at pick up and drop off
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety protocols

Job Specifications

  • One year of post-graduate high school experience
  • At least one year experience working with children ages 3 - 10
  • At least 18+ years old
  • Formal or informal experience with summer camp or other adventure/nature-based activities
  • Comfort with and ability to enter shallow water
  • Ability to move safely over uneven terrain, continuously for 30 minutes
  • Ability to wear personal protective gear correctly most of the day
  • Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
  • Ability to work outside in any weather
  • Ability to run, bend, and change directions while moving
  • Ability to be on feet for majority of day

Details

This position is Monday - Friday, 7:45 - 4:15. Salary is $3,500 for 10 weeks.

Dates: June 21 - August 27, including one mandatory Sunday (June 27)

We are a fully outdoor program, so get that raincoat ready!


Join us for a summer in the park!

Our day camp program is one-of-a-kind. We seek and create outdoor adventures in Prospect Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park! As a leader at camp you will be facilitating an empowering and powerful summer camp…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 21, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 20, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

$3,500 - $3,500Salary is structured as $3,000 plus $500 bonus upon completion of contract.

Location

On-site
394 Rogers Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225

How to Apply

Visit trailblazers.org/jobs to learn more about working with us and to apply! We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will reach out to you shortly with next steps.

We believe that historically marginalized communities must be centered in the work that we do, and are actively taking steps to make sure our processes and practices promote equity for all, including people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage applications from people with these identities or members of other marginalized groups.

Visit trailblazers.org/jobs to learn more about working with us and to apply! We are reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and will reach out to you shortly with next steps.

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