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Summer Director - Counselor In Training (CIT) Director for Science, Technology, Engineering, Nature, Math Camp
Sarah's Science

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Summer Director - Counselor In Training (CIT) Director for Science, Technology, Engineering, Nature, Math Camp
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Job Summary

Job Type
Summer
Job Last Posted
Job posted 4 days ago
Job Role
Youth Specialist, Camp Director
Employer's Industry
Health & Wellness, Education
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

 To Apply: Visit our site, download the application, and email a completed copy to the address listed on the application.

Website: https://www.sarahscience.com/pages/employment.html

Day Camp CIT Director

The Counselor In Training (CIT) Director is a specialist in the area of youth leadership whose work closely coincides with the Camp Director. CIT Directors create an exceptional camp experience for campers aged 11-15. The CIT Director’s most important goal is to nurture our CITs into role models for our campers. The CIT Director will help our CITs create nature walks, distribute snack, and gain valuable experience by shadowing our staff. We are looking for candidates who absolutely love working with tweens and teens and want to help bring about the next generation of leaders at Sarah’s Science.

Responsibilities

  • Further the mission of Sarah's Science through the development and management of the CIT program
  • Design, deliver, and evaluate a camp program that meets the needs and interests of youth, and ensure it's implemented in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to participants in the CIT program
  • Be a positive role model for campers and counselors.
  • Oversee and facilitate all camp activities, including (but not limited to): science projects, art, games, hiking, swimming, outdoor play, music, snacks, and lunch
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp
  • Lead weekly CIT meetings

Requirements

  • Must have leadership qualities and feel comfortable managing large groups of campers aged 11-15
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic, and flexible
  • Outdoor education experience is a plus
  • Able to communicate, multi-task, and resolve issues and challenges creatively
  • Must have at least 2 year of experience working with youths aged 11-15
  • CPR/First Aid Certification

Schedule

  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 12 weeks (June 3 - Aug 23, 2019)
  • Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 10 weeks (June 17 - Aug 23, 2019)
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season

Hours

  • Basic Schedule – Monday – Friday: 7:45 am 3:30 pm
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 3:30 pm 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid

Compensation

  • $16-$18/hr Depending on experience

Business Overview

Our Story

Sarah’s Science

Founded in 1987 by Sarah Shaffer, Sarah's Science is a women owned, community oriented science education company. Our mission is to provide kids aged 5-15 with a unique approach to learning about the wonderful world of science and nature. Ultimately, we believe that we can inspire our youth by showing them that learning can be fun and rewarding.

We offer outdoor summer day camps in Oakland and Berkeley, after school classes during the school year, day camps during school breaks, as well as evening and weekend workshops throughout the Bay Area.  

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Culture & Perks

Ownership
Family Owned
Women Owned
Perks
Casual Dress
Snacks
Team Events
Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Creative
Diverse
Mission Driven
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