G.R.A.C.E. Summer Camp Counselor


Cause Areas


Mon Jul 16, 2018 07:30 AM - Fri Aug 10, 2018 06:00 PM


4216 Dyer StreetUnion City, CA 94587
Young Scholar learning Chemistry
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

Preferred qualifications:

  • 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
  • Undergraduate degree
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!


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Mentoring
  • Group Facilitation
  • Gardening
  • Youth Services
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 19
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 day per week minimum

Report this opportunity

Report this opportunity