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Camp Directors: A Summer Day Camp of Outdoor Science
Sarah's Science

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Camp Directors: A Summer Day Camp of Outdoor Science

Sarah's Science
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Job Summary

Wage
$13-17 per hour
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time, Summer
Job Last Posted
Job posted 25 days ago
Job Role
Camp Director, STEM Instructor
Employer's Industry
Health & Wellness, Education
Job Schedule
Weekdays, Mornings, Afternoons

Job Description

Sarah's Science is looking for dedicated upper-level staff for our outdoor summer science camps in Oakland and Berkeley. Our directors are educational leaders whose responsibility is to make camp a success each day. Each camp director listed below is in charge of implementing one key aspect of our summer camp, and all directors will oversee the day-to-day operations that make our camp experience so special. 

To Apply: Visit our website, download the application, and email a completed copy to jobs@sarahscience.com

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

General Requirements: 

  • Must have leadership qualities and feel comfortable managing large groups of campers 
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic, and flexible problem solvers 
  • Directors must be available to work all of the weeks of camp over the summer 
  • Education: college graduate (or in progress)   

Assistant Director

The Assistant Director’s help to oversee our day camp operations with our 4-10 year old campers and works with our CITs (Counselors in Training) and JC’s (Junior Counselors) aged 11-16. Assistant Directors may also teach our science lessons and lead project time for our campers. We are looking for a specialist in the area of youth leadership who will work in close partnership with the Camp Director to create an exceptional camp experience for our counselors, campers of all ages, and their families. This position provides a high-level of logistical support for our camp. 

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, 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. 

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. 

After Care Art Counselor 

The Art Counselor will lead art activities during our After Care Program. The Art Counselor's most important goal is to carry out art projects with our After Care campers. We are looking for people who have demonstrated a passion for arts and crafts, have excellent communication skills, and display a positive, energetic attitude at all times. Experience working with children is a must, and specific art-related experience is a plus. You must have your own vehicle and be able to transport our art supplies. 

About Us: 

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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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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