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Job Title: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Organization: International Child Resource Institute (ICRI)

Location: Stanford University Stock Farm Road Children's Center, Stanford, CA

Salary: Competitive pay rate plus $250 Sign-on Bonus after 3 months of employment!

Job type: Full-time

“We are a community of thousands of children, families, community leaders, great thinkers, innovative doers, program experts, and those with the heart, soul, and commitment to make change for children and families every day.”

About Us: International Child Resource Institute (ICRI) is a leading international early childhood education, health, and development organization that provides award-winning locally-initiated preschool and infant/toddler Emergent Curriculum programs in over fifty countries from Ghana to Malaysia and partners with UNICEF, World Health Organization, and many other leading organizations. Founded in 1981, our early education programs are based on child-directed, Reggio-inspired, developmentally appropriate practices. We seek full-time Infant/Toddler Teachers who embrace the opportunity to make a lasting difference in children’s lives. Our three centers on the Stanford campus (Madera, Arboretum, and Stock Farm) offer growth opportunities, competitive pay, a positive team culture and excellent benefits, including tuition reimbursement, paid training and partnerships with leading early childhood educators. ICRI envisions a world in which all children are able to fulfill their greatest potential.

The Opportunity: As a full-time Infant/Toddler Teacher on the Stanford University campus you are responsible for nurturing each child’s creativity and curiosity on the path of growth and early learning. Responsibilities include implementing curriculum, providing instruction and supervision, communicating with parents and team members, and creating a healthy and safe environment for all students and staff. All ICRI teachers and staff are held to our high standards regarding communication, curriculum, professionalism, and safety.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Plan and implement activities with your co-teacher team for the classroom.

  • Create an environment in which each child has a chance to grow and thrive.

  • Provide a balance between child-initiated and teacher-informed activities.

  • Actively engage with children to support social and emotional development.

  • Implement hands-on activities that develop positive self-esteem and social skills.

  • Promote positive guidance techniques.

  • Provide a variety of creative and expressive activities.

  • Manage classroom through positive redirection, problem-solving, and active listening.

  • Follow routines that have been established to ensure smooth transitions.

  • Communicate with children at their developmental level.

  • Answer questions while children engage in their explorations.

  • Lead small groups and prepare learning activities.

  • Use a variety of methods (songs, art, outdoor activities) to motivate abilities.

  • Display inclusive practices to accommodate children with special needs.

  • Utilize classroom materials and routines to promote an environment conducive to age-appropriate levels of development, interests, and special needs of the children.

  • Assist in documentation of student work; such as portfolios, and wall displays.

  • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate information (after speaking with your team), and share relevant information from parents with the team.

Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education units, including 3 units in Infant/Toddler Development (required)

  • 1+ year Infant/Toddler Education Experience (preferred)

  • Knowledge of early childhood education and child development

  • Knowledge and experience with emergent curriculum - a plus

  • Experience working with infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children

  • Commitment to promoting the mission and values of ICRI

  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and enthusiasm for education and learning

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • US Work Authorization and excellent references

  • Submission of TB clearance and background check

  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain

  • Must be able to work from 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Working at ICRI: Our team is here to support you learn and grow as an educator. We provide all teachers and staff with a positive environment that rewards excellence, promotes learning, and offers great benefits, including:


  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance

  • Competitive pay with opportunities for raises

  • Commuter reimbursement (up to $300/year)

  • Opportunity to participate in a 403(b) retirement program, with a matching plan

  • Paid professional development days (4 days/years of small group courses)

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $2,500 annually to support ongoing learning.

How to Apply: Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of children and join an amazing team? Contact us today to find out how we can help you grow your career in early childhood education and how you can inspire the next generation. 


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Mission Montessori believes our goal as educators is to help each child become a passionate member of the human community who is confident, creative, and flourishing. We pride ourselves on taking our mission to heart and having a school culture that supports our mission. We know that our students thrive when we, as adults, feel passionate about our work and create an environment where we also feel confident, creative, and flourishing.

Mission Montessori is seeking caring assistant teachers to work in our infant, toddler, and primary classrooms! We currently have openings for infant assistant teachers and floaters. We have full-time positions, as well as on-call sub and afternoon support positions available.

You would be teaming up with our Montessori trained lead teachers and fellow assistants to support our students' development and maintain our beautiful and orderly Montessori environments. We love to see our team learn and grow! Under the right circumstances, we sponsor assistant teachers for Montessori training so they can become lead teachers.

Qualifications


  • A joyful disposition and love of working with children

  • Ability to interact with children, parents, and co-workers in a warm, empathetic, competent, and respectful manner

  • Desire to understand and implement Montessori education (prior Montessori experience not required)

  • Fluency in Spanish (not required, but a huge plus!)

  • Willingness and ability to toilet train, change diapers, and clean

  • Punctuality and dependability 

To find out more and apply, please visit https://www.missionmontessori.org/join-our-team


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 Since San Francisco is announcing prolonged school closure upon the outbreak of COVID-19, and as most childcare facilities follow suit, healthcare workers, first responders, and other emergency personnel have been left with no obvious solutions for childcare. The bottom line is that the continued functioning of the essential services of the United States demands a solution for the identified and urgent need for qualified and reliable childcare options. 

We want our essential workers to execute their services in the exceptional ways that they do and will do, we must offer them the full knowledge that their children are in the care of loving and supportive adults able to meet their physical and developmental needs, and to provide them with the stability, calm, and serenity that it is the obligations of all adults to offer children in times of crisis.  

Guidepost Montessori is stepping up with options during this time, and looking for passionate educators ready to support children's development during these uncertain times. Our Palo Alto, Fort Mason, Yerba Buena and Emeryville locations are all opening to meet this need. 

 

Your Role

We're looking for an enthusiastic, adaptable Emergency Childcare Workers who have a passion for working with children.This position is a temporary role for the duration of the COVID-19 response. You would provide care for a small group of children while diligently following safety and sanitation requirements and recommendations by the CDC. The services would be at our existing Guidepost Montessori schools, in-home care locations, or at pop-up locations to provide emergency services.This role is a great opportunity to support the essential workers that support the health, safety and welfare of the public. While most positions will end when childcare and schools are able to re-open, Guidepost is a growing network of schools that is willing to sponsor Montessori training for exceptional staff.  

About You


  • Experience working with children ages 0-6

  • Valid Background Check

  • 6 ECE Units

  • Ability to work well with other adults

  • Growth mindset and problem-solving approach

  • Familiarity with the Montessori approach to education is preferred, but not required


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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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COMPENSATION $20/hr + $1.50/hr bilingual premium if applicable + Full Benefits

PROGRAM Hamilton Transitional Housing-Hayes | 1631 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA

REPORTS TO Children’s Services Coordinator

WORK SCHEDULE Mondays through Fridays 11:00 am to 7:30 pm

STATUS Full-Time

CLASSIFICATION Non-exempt

UNION REPRESENTATION YES – OPEIU, Local 29; initial fee + monthly dues

Hamilton Families

Our mission is to end family homelessness in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 1985, Hamilton Families is San Francisco's leading service provider to homeless families, with carefully designed programs to prevent homelessness, provide shelter and stability, return families to permanent housing and support the well-being of children experiencing homelessness. We currently operate these programs across four sites in San Francisco and Oakland. For more information, visit www.hamiltonfamilies.org.

Program and Position Overview

Hamilton Families Transitional Housing in the North of Panhandle neighborhood houses and supports 20 families at high risk for chronic homelessness for up to 18 months. Families receive intensive social services to identify and address factors contributing to their homelessness to enable them to return to stable, independent housing and economic self-sufficiency. The program provides case management, employment readiness activities, job retention support, intensive housing search

support and substance abuse recovery support.

The Children's Services Associate is responsible for planning, organizing, and leading a wide variety of activities for children ranging in age from infancy to teens.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

• Supervise children’s activities including playtime, snacks, tutoring, arts and crafts and field trips.

• Set up and clean up after children’s program activities, and maintain high safety and cleanliness standards in program.

• Work with Coordinator to develop and facilitate children’s and volunteer events and activities.

• Assist the Coordinator in outreach to potential new volunteers.

• Assist the Coordinator in contacting volunteers and maintaining communication with volunteers regarding Volunteer Program needs.

• Consistently evaluate children’s program activities and provide feedback to the Coordinator.

• Observe children’s program volunteers and assist the Coordinator in evaluating their performance.

• Maintain communication with families regarding opportunities for children within the program and within the community.

• Model and facilitate appropriate behavior for participants and staff, respond to participant requests in a professional and courteous manner, and observe and adhere to participant confidentiality standards.

• Respond appropriately to emergencies, including contacting appropriate staff and supervisor(s), interacting with police, fire and medical personnel as needed.

• Actively participate in staff development and staff training as required.

• Participate in coordinating and overseeing the afterschool program, including providing transportation, leading activities and homework help, and supporting children academically, socially and emotionally.

• Participate in weekly case review and other meetings.

• Assist in coordinating partnerships and on site programming.

• Capture participants data on salesforce.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

• High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred, with a concentration in education, child development, social services, or a related field.

• 12 core semester units in early childhood education / development or must meet alternate California Community Care Licensing requirements for School Age Teachers. More info available here: www.ccld.ca.gov.

• Prior experience with children and/or families in an afterschool, classroom or preschool setting preferred.

• 6 months experience in any of the following:

o Licensed childcare

o Teacher assistance in Elementary/Middle school

o Paid or volunteer work in school guidance or counseling programs

o Paid or volunteer work in Physical Ed or youth development

o Paid or volunteer work experience in human services

• TB (Tuberculosis) clearance, and fingerprint imaging (Criminal Background Clearance and Child Abuse Index Clearance) required post offer.

• Driving License & DMV Report required

• Sensitivity to the needs of homeless families; able and willing to work with diverse staff and clients.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook, etc.

• CPR and First Aid certification required within first 6 months of hire.

• Essential job functions include using a telephone, working at a standard computer terminal; ability to follow reasonable ergonomic accommodations; sit and stand for long intervals; reach, bend, lift, and carry up to 40 pounds depending on position; and walk up and down stairs several times a day.

Compensation and Benefits

Hamilton Families (HF) offers excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage, plus tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Arrangements for Health Care and Dependent Care. Employees also have the chance to earn up to $180 per calendar year for participating in various wellness activities and can participate in partnership discounts with various YMCA and 24-Hour Fitness locations. Additionally, HF offers tax-deductible commuter benefits that can be applied to public transit, parking, and ride sharing services like Lyft Line and Uber pool.

The work at HF is designed for individuals to follow their passions and commitment to community. HF takes professional development seriously and offers coaching and training opportunities at every level. A role with the Stability team is great for an individual who is interested in exploring community based nonprofit work, social work, or mental health disciplines. We also offer a $1,000 tuition reimbursement to employees each year (after 12 months of employment) and offer dozens of internal and external trainings for staff at every level annually.

HF employees enjoy generous benefits including 11 paid holidays, 3 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of sick time per year.

HF offers an employer-matched 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, and other great long-term benefits!

Application Procedure

● Click the blue "APPLY" button above or below.

● Please attach your resume and a brief letter of interest.

● No faxes or phone calls.

● Hamilton Families is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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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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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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About this Job

Roughing It Day Camp is a place for kids to explore the environment, make new friends, and learn the skills to succeed in life.We offer fun and exciting activities for campers such as horseback riding, kayaking, swimming, fishing, crafts, sports, and much more.As a counselor, you'll create lasting friendships, build resume experience, and teach children how to discover themselves and the world around them all while enjoying a fun summer outdoors!

Be part of the Roughing It team! We have a variety of positions available that suit diverse skill sets, experiences, and desired career paths. All of our positions are “hands-on” and many of our positions qualify as internships for various academic departments. Contact us if you'd like to customize an internship. See all available summer jobs:  https://www.roughingit.com/summer-jobs/positions/ 

Specialty Program Counselors – teach your favorite activity:


  • Swimming

  • Kayaking, Canoeing, Rowing

  • Fishing

  • Horseback Riding

  • Environmental Education / Nature Exploration

  • Teamwork Challenges

  • Outdoor Cooking

  • Sports

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Camping Skills

Group Counselors – Lead and mentor camper groups ranging from 4-16 years old. Whether you are inspired to teach high-schoolers the leadership skills they will need to transition into their college years, or whether you have a knack for the creative play 4-year-olds need to thrive, or if your talent rests with any age-group in between, we have the group for you. 

Dates: Mondays – Fridays, June 8 – August 7**Alternate training dates (June 8th-12th) may be available for students with academic conflicts.

Hours Per Week: 47 hrs/week, Monday - Friday

Salary: $575-$640/week +bonuses (varies by position, see our website)

Housing: Roughing It is a day camp, and does not provide living facilities. Staff must provide their own housing.

Transportation Perk! Instead of commuting on your own time and your own dime, ride our camp bus! We have buses that travel all over the Bay Area, including San Francisco, that brings you to camp at the Lafayette Reservoir in the morning and back home in the afternoon.

Apply Now:


  1. Submit a short inquiry form.

  2. If you meet our basic requirements on the inquiry form, you will automatically receive a link to the online application!

Happy camping! 


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Job Description


Job Title: On-Site Camp Director


Job Location: San Francisco State University


Job Hours: M-F, 8 am - 6 pm


Job Dates:July 6 - August 7, 2020



Lavner Camps is seeking an energetic seasonal Camp Director to oversee all camp operations at our summer technology camp at SFSU. Are you looking for a job where you can make a positive difference helping kids discover their passion? Do you have excellent leadership skills and experience working with children? If so, apply today!



WHY JOIN LAVNER CAMPS AND CAMP TECH REVOLUTION?



  • Gain meaningful management experience on prestigious campuses

  • Competitive salaries

  • Build your resume

  • Excellent letters of recommendation for great work

  • Become a valued member of the Lavner Camps family


The world's #1 summer enrichment camp, Lavner Camps offers camps nationwide specializing in STEM, Technology, Sports, and The Arts. By embracing the concept that kids should love what they do and have the opportunity for hands-on learning, we create cutting-edge camp experiences featuring top-notch curricula that are led by the highest quality summer staff and the industry's best full-time summer camp leadership team.



JOB RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Supervising and managing all instructors, campers, and CITs

  • Ensuring the safe operation and instruction of all camp activities

  • Leading daily staff meetings, managing sign-in and pick-up, and following all policies and procedures

  • Helping camp families with questions, concerns, and requests

  • Becoming competent to step in and instruct entry-level technology camps as needed

  • Being a positive role model for campers and staff, and arriving every day with an inclusive, professional, and upbeat attitude



QUALIFICATIONS



  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Comfortable with technology and willingness to complete training prior to the start of summer

  • Must have experience working with children

  • Camp experience preferred

  • CPR certification and First Aid training must be completed prior to the start of summer

  • Ability to lift/push/pull at least 35 lbs

  • Willingness to perform all job duties with enthusiasm and a positive outlook

  • Deep appreciation for teamwork and drive to be part of a high-level team


Are you a natural born leader? Do you have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills? Are you responsible and motivated? If so, apply today!



ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that this position would be a great fit for you, please fill out our quick mobile-friendly application so we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!


For more information on our summer camps and locations, please visit lavnercamps.com.




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Camp Brainy Bunch is hiring!

You are the Principal, the Chief, and the Jester! Day Camp Directors have the responsibility of managing and modeling all aspects of camp operations including; instructing, leading staff, ensuring camper safety, while maintaining a high-energy attitude and being the first and last person smiling each day.

Camp Brainy Bunch serves day campers in 12 locations throughout the Bay Area providing non-stop fun and learning in safe and academic environment. Our educators provide a new curriculum each week to help our campers try on a new identify as young doctors, lawyers, writers, engineers, inventors, and broadcasters. 

Locations: San Francisco, Oakland, Sunnyvale, Fremont, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Sunnyvale, San Carlos, and Orinda

Camp Director Responsibilities

Pre-Camp (Late April-Mid June) up to 10 hours per week


  • Attend Director Meeting(s) to receive required training and prepare for camp

  • Regular check-ins with Camp Brainy Bunch Program Director to review ongoing projects and progress

  • With assistance, prepare materials and logistics for your program sites

Camp: Let the Fun Begin (Mid June-August)


  • Directors are responsible for one camp location and work between 2-9 weeks depending on the site

  • Depending on number of campers, directors may provide curriculum and instruction to campers

  • Responsible for the successful daily operations of camp, continuous satisfaction of all campers and parents, and leadership of all site staff (this may mean it you are the one taking the lead in acting crazy, singing a song, or doing a silly dance)

  • Lead and guide staff, ensuring a high energy and complete delivery of all curriculum, games, and activities

  • Maintain daily communication with parents/guardians

  • Work within a set budget of supplies and staff time

  • Keep Division Director updated and informed of daily success and needs

  • Build and maintain outstanding relationships with facility staff and representatives

Selection Process


  • Online application

  • Phone interview

  • In-person interviews

  • Background and reference check

  • Offer

Qualifications


  • College graduate or Equivalent Experience in a field directly related to camp activities (Graduate Degree Preferred)

  • Direct experience working with elementary age children

  • Staff leadership/management experience a plus

  • Ability, experience, and skills necessary to teach curriculum

  • Comfort with performing/speaking in front of groups

  • Creativity, trustworthy, high-energy, passionate for life and the chance to make a difference in children's lives, inspiring, excellent communicator, organized, flexible, and ambitious problem solver

  • Desire to become a part of our community and return for several summers of fun


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Camp Brainy Bunch is hiring!

You are the Principal, the Chief, and the Jester! Day Camp Directors have the responsibility of managing and modeling all aspects of camp operations including; instructing, leading staff, ensuring camper safety, while maintaining a high-energy attitude and being the first and last person smiling each day.

Camp Brainy Bunch serves day campers in 12 locations throughout the Bay Area providing non-stop fun and learning in safe and academic environment. Our educators provide a new curriculum each week to help our campers try on a new identify as young doctors, lawyers, writers, engineers, inventors, and broadcasters. 

Locations: San Francisco, Oakland, Sunnyvale, Fremont, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Sunnyvale, San Carlos, and Orinda

Camp Director Responsibilities

Pre-Camp (Late April-Mid June) up to 10 hours per week


  • Attend Director Meeting(s) to receive required training and prepare for camp

  • Regular check-ins with Camp Brainy Bunch Program Director to review ongoing projects and progress

  • With assistance, prepare materials and logistics for your program sites

Camp: Let the Fun Begin (Mid June-August)


  • Directors are responsible for one camp location and work between 2-9 weeks depending on the site

  • Depending on number of campers, directors may provide curriculum and instruction to campers

  • Responsible for the successful daily operations of camp, continuous satisfaction of all campers and parents, and leadership of all site staff (this may mean it you are the one taking the lead in acting crazy, singing a song, or doing a silly dance)

  • Lead and guide staff, ensuring a high energy and complete delivery of all curriculum, games, and activities

  • Maintain daily communication with parents/guardians

  • Work within a set budget of supplies and staff time

  • Keep Division Director updated and informed of daily success and needs

  • Build and maintain outstanding relationships with facility staff and representatives

Selection Process


  • Online application

  • Phone interview

  • In-person interviews

  • Background and reference check

  • Offer

Qualifications


  • College graduate or Equivalent Experience in a field directly related to camp activities (Graduate Degree Preferred)

  • Direct experience working with elementary age children

  • Staff leadership/management experience a plus

  • Ability, experience, and skills necessary to teach curriculum

  • Comfort with performing/speaking in front of groups

  • Creativity, trustworthy, high-energy, passionate for life and the chance to make a difference in children's lives, inspiring, excellent communicator, organized, flexible, and ambitious problem solver

  • Desire to become a part of our community and return for several summers of fun


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