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Summer Camp Director Wakeman Town Farm

  • Date Posted December 31, 2018
  • Location Westport, CT
  • Category Agriculture / Education
  • Job Type Summer Job
Company Description

The Wakeman Town Farm Sustainability Center is an organic demonstration homestead dedicated to serving the Westport Community. The Farm is a model facility created to educate the community with local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship, sustainable practices and community service orientation.

Job Description

Job Title: Summer Camp Director

Location: Wakeman Town Farm, Westport, CT

Description:

The Wakeman Town Farm Sustainability Center is an organic demonstration homestead dedicated to serving the Westport Community. The Farm is a model facility created to educate the community with local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship, sustainable practices and community service orientation.

Wakeman Town Farm hosts a variety of summer camp programs for children ages three through twelve. The summer camp director will supervise camp staff, communicate with program parents, and ensure a safe and enriching environment for program participants, our kids! We offer two separate camp programs during the summer, one for ages 3-5 and another for ages 6-11

Responsibilities:

  • Meet and plan alongside the farm director to create content and activities for camp, meeting every few days to discuss new challenges or opportunities for the farm program.
  • Train and manage 7-10 summer camp counselor staff during both an orientation period as well as the extent of camp programming (June 24th-August 16th)
  • Collect and organize necessary camp participation and emergency forms from camp families.
  • Communicate with camp parents in person, over the phone, or via email, answering any questions or concerns they may have about the program
  • Supervise summer camp participants and staff, ensuring a safe and fun environment at the farm

Desired:

  • An associate or bachelor’s degree in child development, agriculture education, outdoor recreation, or similar
  • At least 2-3 years of experience working with young children in an outdoor setting
  • Experience supervising and directing staff for effective and fun programming

Also preferred:

  • At least 2-3 years of experience with outdoor education and curriculum development
  • First Aid and CPR certified

To apply:

Please submit both a resume and cover letter to Corey Thomas at: wakemantownfarmdirector@gmail.com

Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, $15/hr or more How to apply
This job expired on March 01, 2019
DeadlineMarch 31, 2019

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