Mon Jul 16, 2018 07:30 AM - Fri Aug 10, 2018 06:00 PM
4216 Dyer StreetUnion City, CA94587
Join us in helping young scholars design their future.
The Village Method's G.R.A.C.E. Summer Enrichment Camp
Position: Camp Counselor / Part-Time
The four-week program features four different themes: Gardening, Robotics. Designed for students entering grades 3rd-7th, each week-long camp will provide immersive, hands-on learning experiences combining science, engineering, gardening and outdoor explorations to develop problem-solving skills as well as an understanding and appreciation of healthy. The camp serves 30-45 young scholars which guarantees with alignment to the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards.
Essential Functions (The Details):
Work with TVM's Education Team to lead weekly themed summer camps
Serve as a role model for summer camp groups of up to 20 youth in grades 3rd-7th
Set up appropriate classroom learning environments (indoor/outdoor)
Assist with program materials and supplies
Maintain classrooms, labs, prep and storage areas
Develop and improve facilitation skills in various STEM content areas and teaching
Work collaboratively with other staff and volunteers to insure outstanding experiences for our G.R.A.C.E. Camp Scholars.
Lead outdoor activities, games, and nature walks
Facilitate camp check-in/out procedures at the beginning and end of the day
Manage before and after care spaces for campers
Experience working well with elementary to middle school-aged students
Ability to speak in front of various audiences
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Comfortable working outdoors on trails and in the nearby regional park (Coyote Hills, Garin Park, etc.)
Ability to collaborate with Camp Director, G.R.A.C.E. staff, Camp Counselors and adult and teen volunteers to create a highly engaging and memorable experience for youth participants.
Ability to hike on trails and lift/carry up to 20 pounds
Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, background check, Tuberculosis screening, and/or other employment clearance
Background and knowledge of various science content areas
Demonstrated skills with teaching
Comfort and facility working with students in both indoor and outdoor settings
Knowledge of formal and informal science education best practices
In short...we are really searching for folks who know how to have a great time and will be a guiding light for the young scholars in our program. If that is you - JOIN US!