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Preschool Winter Camp Instructor
Habitot Children's Museum

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Preschool Winter Camp Instructor

Habitot Children's Museum

Job Summary

$18-22 per hour
Job Type
Part-time, Temporary
Job Last Posted
Job posted 24 days ago
Job Role
Camp Counselor, Preschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Caregiving, Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

     Habitot Children’s Museum in Berkeley, CA is seeking an outgoing, creative, organized, energetic & warm-hearted Winter Camp Nurturer to monitor and lead our activity camp for 3-5 year olds! Each session explores a different magical winter theme through art, make believe, cooking, storytelling, music, science, and gross-motor play! The Preschool Winter Camp Instructor monitors several Camp Assistants/ Interns in open ended play, themed art and STEM activities, outdoor play, and Museum play for the full Camp Day! Classroom size is limited to 12 children. *CAMP SCHEDULE:  Thursday December 26th, Friday December 27th, Monday December 30th, Tuesday December 31st, Thursday January 2nd, and Friday January 3rd *WORK HOURS: 8:30am - 2:30pm with paid 15 and 45 minute breaks. *APPLY: Pay is $18-$22 per hour for qualified applicants. To apply, send resume & cover letter to Aston at *

Preferred Qualifications:  

-Skilled and experienced at managing preschool-aged children, particularly in a class, camp or school setting  

-A strong understanding of safety issues related to young children   

-Arts background, cooking, theatre, singing/music, or movement/dance experience  

-Clear delight in spending time with young children  

-Strong skill-set in positive discipline, social-emotional learning, and getting the best out of each child regardless of abilities  

-Confidence and experience when communicating with parents

-Highly responsible, dependable, punctual and reliable  

-Not afraid of messy play or of working with children with emerging toilet readiness  

Pay in the range of $18-22/hr. depending on previous experience.    

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to 

Habitot Children's Museum's mission is to nurture and enrich the lives of young children, their families, and the adults who care for them by providing an environment for early childhood learning and exploration, parenting education and community outreach. Staff and volunteers are essential to fulfilling our mission and we are eager to meet individuals who have a passion for this work.     

Business Overview

Our Story

Habitot is inspired by the belief that children learn best through play.  Play, and environments that support children's play have been steadily disappearing from their lives. Play is widely regarded as the most  effective way for young children to acquire school-readiness skills. The  lack of play is especially true for the most vulnerable children -  those living in poverty, homeless shelters, or foster care; children  with special needs, and children with an incarcerated parent – all of whom Habitot reaches with dedicated outreach and inclusion programs.

Habitot's  creatively designed, safe and imaginative space inspires young  children's art, play and learning and has served more than one million  visitors since opening in 1998. More than a place to entertain,  Habitot's hands-on, thematic exhibits, Art Studio, and year-round  classes, camps and cultural events rely on well-researched educational  strategies that build young children's STEM knowledge, early literacy,  and important social skills. The goal is to help our community's  children reach their potential.

Team Size

1-10 team members


Culture & Perks

Women Owned
Casual Dress
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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