Maritime Day Camp Counselor: Hyannis, MA

Agency
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Location
Hyannis, MA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
~$500/wk
Start Date
06/21/2021
Last Date to Apply
05/21/2021
Website
https://www.youngmariner.org/
Description
The Young Mariner Program is a new, multidisciplinary course designed to introduce young people to maritime culture, science, and seamanship in a hands-on manner. Focused on children entering grades 4-7, this short-day camp will run from mid-June through August (summer break) and will be taught onboard Cape Cod Maritime vessels and at the Museum. Each group of 12 students will attend four, half-day sessions (Monday through Thursday) designed to provide them with the maritime experiences. The overarching goal of the Young Mariner Program is to introduce Cape Cod residents and visitors to the widest possible array of maritime experiences to instill an appreciation of, and a curiosity about, the maritime world and its many vocational and avocational benefits and opportunities. Assist in leading, instructing, and supervising campers (grades 4-7) in all areas of Marine Science and Maritime Curriculum and perform duties that are required by the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director. The camp runs out of the Cape Cod Maritime Museum and has direct access to Lewis Bay and the Nantucket Sound. Principle Duties: • Ensure and prioritize safety of all campers • Aide the Assistant Camp Director and Director in group management • Aide in administrative camp duties • Co-Teach all components of the STEM-based Marine Science and Maritime Curriculum (training provided). • Assist students in daily program classes and activities • Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in recreational and instructional times as scheduled. • Assist with camp organization such as drop off/ pick up procedures • Assist with routine clean-up. • Set-up and maintenance of site and program areas. • Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities (on- and off-site). Qualifications: • Preference for having or pursuing a degree in Marine Science, Biology, Education, Parks and Recreation, or related field (applies to Juniors, Seniors, and College Graduates.) • Camp or Teaching experience preferred. • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work with campers and staff. • Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods. • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective. • CPR/First Aid Certified or willingness to receive certification before starting • Must be able to provide your own housing
Qualifications
• Preference for having or pursuing a degree in Marine Science, Biology, Education, Parks and Recreation, or related field (applies to Juniors, Seniors, and College Graduates.) • Camp or Teaching experience preferred. • Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work with campers and staff. • Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods. • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective. • CPR/First Aid Certified or willingness to receive certification before starting • Must be able to provide your own housing The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Contact Person
Kerianne Taylor
Contact eMail
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