Emagination Tech Camps
  • MA
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • Seasonal

Length of Position: Summer, residential position for 6-8 weeks, depending on location

Company Info: We have been teaching kids and teens new tech skills and providing them a community where they make new friends and have fun since 1982! With our core tech camp program offering 20+ tech courses, plus a specialty program for coding ' we offer a great opportunity to put your youth development and leadership skills to work.

Description: Great leaders are the key to our success! Share your experience by leading counselors in their teaching of the next generation of video game enthusiasts, digital artists, programmers and engineers. Teach, Mentor, Commit, Play, Collaborate that's a summer at Emagination and one you don't want to miss! Join us on our mission to Education, Entertain and Shape the Future. Camp Directors ensure the delivery of a program that balances technology learning and traditional summer camp activities.

Camp Director Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the setup, opening, execution, closing and break down of an overnight summer tech program for 60-150 kids and teens
  • Live on campus and manage the daily operation of the camp program including safety, health services, program areas, human resource matters, camper / staff supervision and communications with parents, host campus and corporate
  • Supervise, manage and coach a team of 10-20 staff to ensure the implementation of rules, policies, safety guidelines, programs and traditions
  • Delegate tasks to team members and provide guidance and support to those executing the tasks
  • Be alert to and the lead in assessing the needs of campers and staff - Provide supervision, care and nurturing
  • Manage a budget and record all monetary transactions
  • Complete all online pre-camp training; attend and help facilitate onsite staff training week
  • Additional responsibilities assigned as required

Benefits:

  • Paycheck Get paid a weekly salary spending the summer at camp is a great way to save most of your earnings
  • Room and Board housing, meals, internet and utilities are covered which means extra money in your pocket
  • College Credit or Internship You may be eligible for college credit or able to use camp as an independent study, practicum or internship experience. Ask your advisor or professor at your school how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and how they will make you a stronger job candidate
  • Leadership you will be supervising groups of 10-20 others, engaging in decision making, behavior management and living ethics- all necessary leadership skills
  • Networking Opportunities connections made at camp can lead to possible internships, future job opportunities and lifelong friends
  • 21st Century Skills communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and contribution skills and traits that can draw an employer's attention to your resume
  • Letter of Recommendation Camp leaders write great letters of recommendation because they get to know you and see you in action on a daily basis

Requirements:

  • Camp Directors must be at least 25 years old by June 1
  • Bachelor's degree or appropriate professional certification
  • Prior experience working with children, teens and young adults
  • Prior administrative / leadership experience at residential summer camp or similar environment
  • Experience supervising and managing a team
  • Experience maintaining a budget and recording expenses
  • Hold or be willing to acquire CPR, AED and First Aid Certification
  • Capability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
  • Desire to plan lead games, songs, classes, and other activities with groups of children

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