I. Summary The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Arts specialist is responsible for the planning and leading of arts and crafts programs and ordering and inventory of art supplies. The Arts Specialist will live in cabins with campers.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes 1 Specialist week beginning June 24, 2019, 1 week of pre-camp staff training and 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 7 -August 9; additional weekend coverage will be required for 1 weekend stayover, July 19-21. The Arts Specialist will remain on camp until August 11 to assist in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities * Develop and implement 4-H arts programming including photography and other digital media geared to camp ages, interests, and abilities. * Coordinate and incorporate music and drama elements into the weekly Arts camp offerings * Supervise campers at arts and sciences building * Manage department budget, order and oversee inventory of arts and sciences supplies * Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the arts and crafts program area * Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior * Participate and provide leadership in all camp programs * Other duties may be assigned as required * Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
IV. Qualifications * 18 years of age or older * Experience as a camper or working with children * Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults * Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Manager, work as part of the team at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp, and with campers and camp families * Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style * Ability to plan and lead programs
POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt classified, camp position.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Contact Kathy @ email@example.com with any submission questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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