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Summer Camp Director - Aftercare Director for Science, Technology, Engineering, Nature, Math Camp
Sarah's Science

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Summer Camp Director - Aftercare Director for Science, Technology, Engineering, Nature, Math Camp
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Job Summary

Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 16 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.


 After Care Director 

The After Care Director’s most important responsibility is to ensure that the high quality of the day camp is maintained during our After Care Program. The After Care Director manages all aspects of the After Care Program, including staff, speaking to parents, activities, snacks, sign-in, and sign-out. We are looking for people who have demonstrated leadership experience, possess excellent communication skills, and maintain a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is required, and previous camp experience is preferred. You must have your own car and be able to transport supplies daily. 


  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to After Care Counselors, campers, and their families
  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land After Care Counselors
  • Manage the check-in and check-out processes
  • Coordinate After Care activities, including arts and crafts, games, hiking, outdoor play, and snacks
  • Team up with After Care Counselors to create a fantastic experience for all
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with camper families
  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after the After Care Program
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings
  • Attend two days of mandatory training that are TBD (Likely May 31 and June 1, 2019)


  • Must demonstrate good leadership and have experience managing others
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic, and flexible
  • Able to communicate, multi-task, and resolve issues and challenges creatively
  • Must have experience working with kids
  • Education: college graduate (or in progress)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (training provided through Sarah’s Science)
  • Experience as a counselor or camper is a plus
  • Requires an extensive background check before a final offer of employment.


  • Our Aftercare Director at Roberts Regional Park will work from June 17th - August 23rd
  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season


  • Basic Schedule Monday - Friday: 2:30 pm 6:00 pm
  • All After Care staff help us with sign in on Monday mornings 7:45am - 9:30am
  • Staff Meetings held one day/week from 2:00 pm 2:50 pm
  • 2-3 additional paid preparation hours are required outside of regular After Care hours
  • The After Care Director typically works 21-25 hours/week


  • The After Care Director compensation is based on experience and level of education

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.  


Culture & Perks

Family Owned
Women Owned
Casual Dress
Team Events
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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