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Please Note: Applicants that can work the first/last two weeks of camp will be given priority in the hiring process. 

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

Day Camp Counselors play a vital role in the success of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp. Each Counselor is matched to a group of approximately ten campers ages 4-15 for the week. Counselors lead activities, help their campers assemble their science projects, and ensure that each camper feels safe and integrated within his/her/their group as well as the larger camp experience. We are looking for people who are great with kids, like the outdoors, and have a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children and interest in science and nature are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable. 

Why we hope you decide to work with us:  


  • For 25 years we have been one of the longest running award-winning summer camps in the Bay Area  

  • Have a blast outdoors this summer leading campers through toy building activities, hikes, swimming, group field games, and singing silly camp songs!   

  • Mentor future scientists and learn valuable teaching skills with a curriculum that will never leave you bored  

  • You are gaining valuable work experience that will help build your resume  

  • Be a part of our fun, creative, and interactive community of directors, counselors, and campers who have grown with our program over the years   

Responsibilities  


  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land campers 

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to your group of approximately 10 campers throughout the day and week 

  • Assist your campers with their science projects, art activities, games, hiking, swimming, and outdoor play 

  • Participate in other camp activities like daily music time, two daily snacks, and lunch 

  • Team up with other Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all 

  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp 

  • Attend weekly staff meetings 

  • Attend two days of mandatory training that are TBD (Likely both in May on Saturdays)   

Requirements   


  • Must love working with kids and be patient, caring, enthusiastic, and energetic 

  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts) 

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player 

  • Education: high school (must be age 16 or older), college, or graduate student 

  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus    

Schedule  


  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 12 weeks (June 1 - Aug 21, 2020) Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 10 weeks (June 15 - Aug 21, 2020) 

  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season including the first and last two weeks of camp 

  • Further priority will be given to staff that can fulfill multiple roles (i.e. day camp counselor and after care counselor)  

Hours  


  • Summer Day Camp hours are 9am - 3pm. After Care hours are 3pm – 5:30pm.  

  • Staff Schedule Day Camp Counselors- Monday: 7:45 am - 3:30 pm and Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.  

  • Staff Schedule After Care Counselors- Monday: 7:45am – 9:45am, Monday-Friday afternoons: 2:45pm – 5:45pm  

  • Staff Meetings for Day Camp Counselors are held one day/week (usually Tuesdays) from 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid 

  • Staff Meetings for After Care Counselors are held on Mondays immediately following the Monday morning sign in shift; attendance is required and paid 

  • Day Camp Counselors do not stay to work After Care; however, we may occasionally ask for volunteers to help supplement our After Care staff 

  • Day Camp Counselors typically work 34-38 hours/week   


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Please Note: Applicants that can work the first/last two weeks of camp will be given priority in the hiring process. 

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

Day Camp Counselors play a vital role in the success of This Land Is Your Land Summer Day Camp. Each Counselor is matched to a group of approximately ten campers ages 4-15 for the week. Counselors lead activities, help their campers assemble their science projects, and ensure that each camper feels safe and integrated within his/her/their group as well as the larger camp experience. We are looking for people who are great with kids, like the outdoors, and have a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children and interest in science and nature are strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable. 

Why we hope you decide to work with us:  


  • For 25 years we have been one of the longest running award-winning summer camps in the Bay Area  

  • Have a blast outdoors this summer leading campers through toy building activities, hikes, swimming, group field games, and singing silly camp songs!   

  • Mentor future scientists and learn valuable teaching skills with a curriculum that will never leave you bored  

  • You are gaining valuable work experience that will help build your resume  

  • Be a part of our fun, creative, and interactive community of directors, counselors, and campers who have grown with our program over the years   

Responsibilities  


  • Be a positive role model for This Land Is Your Land campers 

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to your group of approximately 10 campers throughout the day and week 

  • Assist your campers with their science projects, art activities, games, hiking, swimming, and outdoor play 

  • Participate in other camp activities like daily music time, two daily snacks, and lunch 

  • Team up with other Counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all 

  • Assist with daily set up and clean up before and after camp 

  • Attend weekly staff meetings 

  • Attend two days of mandatory training that are TBD (Likely both in May on Saturdays)   

Requirements   


  • Must love working with kids and be patient, caring, enthusiastic, and energetic 

  • Must have experience working with kids (babysitting counts) 

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities and be a team player 

  • Education: high school (must be age 16 or older), college, or graduate student 

  • Experience as a counselor or camper a plus    

Schedule  


  • Summer Camp at Roberts Regional Park in Oakland runs for 12 weeks (June 1 - Aug 21, 2020) Summer Camp at Tilden Park in Berkeley runs for 10 weeks (June 15 - Aug 21, 2020) 

  • Priority will be given to applicants who can work all or most of the summer camp season including the first and last two weeks of camp 

  • Further priority will be given to staff that can fulfill multiple roles (i.e. day camp counselor and after care counselor)  

Hours  


  • Summer Day Camp hours are 9am - 3pm. After Care hours are 3pm – 5:30pm.  

  • Staff Schedule Day Camp Counselors- Monday: 7:45 am - 3:30 pm and Tuesday-Friday: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.  

  • Staff Schedule After Care Counselors- Monday: 7:45am – 9:45am, Monday-Friday afternoons: 2:45pm – 5:45pm  

  • Staff Meetings for Day Camp Counselors are held one day/week (usually Tuesdays) from 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm; attendance is required and paid 

  • Staff Meetings for After Care Counselors are held on Mondays immediately following the Monday morning sign in shift; attendance is required and paid 

  • Day Camp Counselors do not stay to work After Care; however, we may occasionally ask for volunteers to help supplement our After Care staff 

  • Day Camp Counselors typically work 34-38 hours/week   


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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 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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Do you love working at summer camp, but require full-time, year-round employment? If so, Sarah’s Science has an opportunity for you.

Sarah’s Science has been offering high-quality science programs for children for more than 20 years. Our This Land is Your Land summer camps, and Toyology after-school enrichment classes feature hands-on projects which delight and engage children while making complex science concepts easily understandable. Bay Area families have come to equate Sarah’s Science programs with excellence.

The Summer Camp Director/School-Year Program Assistant position is a full-time, long-term job opportunity where you can gain meaningful leadership experience while making a difference in the lives of children. Our mission is to provide children with experiential learning opportunities that stimulate curiosity, and leave them with the knowledge that science is fun!

In this role, you will provide leadership, teach hands-on science projects, and oversee daily activities in close partnership with camp counselors, teachers and other staff, to create an outstanding experience for campers, students and their families in the summer and throughout the school year.

We are looking for candidates with demonstrated leadership experience in recreation, youth programs, and environmental/outdoor education. Applicants must have excellent communication skills and a positive and energetic attitude. Experience working with children is a must. Interest in science and nature is strongly preferred. You must have your own transportation and be reliable.

CAMP RESPONSIBILITIES:

*Teach daily science lessons and give instructions for building science projects to large groups of campers (we will provide written instructions and train you how to teach lessons)

*Provide leadership, guidance, and support to camp counselors, staff, campers, and families

*Be a positive role model for camp counselors and staff

*Oversee and facilitate all camp activities, including (but not limited to): science projects, art, games, hiking, swimming, outdoor play, music, snacks, and lunch

*Team up with camp counselors and staff to help create a fantastic experience for all

*Assist with daily set-up and clean-up before and after camp

*Lead weekly staff meetings

SCHOOL-YEAR RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Administrative responsibilities at our Castro Valley office, including taking phone registrations, light data entry, and other duties as assigned

*Manage a one-hour after-school class of 15-30 students (with an assistant)

*Teach science concepts from a lesson plan

*Instruct children how to build projects from step-by-step instructions

*Conduct roll call and sign kids in and out of class

*Interact with parents, teachers, and school staff

*Set up and clean up the classroom

*Transport all materials to and from class

REQUIREMENTS:

* Must have a reliable vehicle with space to transport program materials, and a clean driving record

*Must have leadership qualities and feel comfortable managing large groups of campers as well as staff

*Must be organized, detail-oriented, energetic, and flexible

*Outdoor education experience is a plus

*Prior experience as a camp director strongly preferred

*Able to communicate, multi-task, and resolve issues and challenges creatively

*Must have experience working with children

*Background in education and prior experience teaching is a plus

*BA/BS preferred

*Upon being hired, must submit to finger printing (Live Scan background check) and receive a negative TB-Test result


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826 Valencia: Educational Programming Internship Summer 2020

Support student voices this summer with 826 Valencia’s internship program! Provide students ages 8-18 with opportunities to explore their creativity and leadership through creative, high-energy, hands-on summer programs. Requirements:


  • Familiarity with and passion for 826 Valencia’s mission and values

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with youth in a professional setting is a plus

  • Candidates proficient in Spanish will be given priority

Other details:


  • Hours: approx. 8:30am-4pm, Monday-Friday

  • Travel stipend available to eligible candidates

  • Location: Mission, Tenderloin, and Mission Bay neighborhoods in San Francisco, CA

  • Approx.  start/end dates: June 29th through end of July 2020

TO APPLY:Email your resume, cover letter, and two references (contact info only) to internships@826valencia.org, with the subject line "[Your last name] Summer Internship Application 2020"


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