Camp Counselor for Arts Camp: 4-6 year olds, June 17 - August 2

 

Part-time: June 17 - August 2, 2019

The Old Town School of Folk Music seeks two camp counselors for Summer Camp 2019 at our 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue location. Counselors will attend three days of training and will then be responsible for guiding their campers through the 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM camp day, Monday through Friday, for six weeks. This requires managing their group at all times, participating in music/dance/theater/visual art classes, and helping lead arts-based activities. Camp Counselors will report to the Camp Leader.

 

Requirements
Skills & Qualifications: 
  • Applicants for the counselor position must have at least 2 years experience working with children ages 4-6. (For example, in a camp setting, in a school, as a caregiver/babysitter/au pair, in children’s theater, etc.)
  • A background in the arts is critical, and the ideal candidate will work well within a team, and individually. The ideal candidate will be able to take direction from their camp leader, but must also be comfortable leading their group in non-classroom activities.
  • Applicants must have completed at least two years of an undergraduate arts or arts education program.
  • They must: be enthusiastic, be energetic, have excellent communication skills, and be creative problem solvers.
  • The ideal candidate will be extremely comfortable supervising, teaching, and managing children.
  • Organization, leadership, and a dedication to one’s work community are all essential.

 

To Apply: 

 

 

If interested and qualified, please email resume and cover letter to hiring@oldtownschool.org

 Due Date: March 1, 2019

Please also note: the review of summer camp resumes and applications will begin in early March of 2019. Please do not expect a reply before that time. 

We are an equal opportunity employer that desires diversity in its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from those with a wide variety of backgrounds.

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Craig Kraus
Contact Email: 
Camp Counselor for Arts Camp: 4-6 year olds, June 17 - August 2 | Chicago Artists Resource

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