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Waterfront Director and Summer Camp Teacher

Waterfront Director and Summer Camp Teacher

Key Information:

Location: Summer Camp at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, CT.

Hours: 38 hours per week.

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm; July 19-23; July 26-30; August 2-6; August 9-14; Two days training during the week of July 12 dates TBD.  The last day of work includes a half day Saturday to close the camp.

Stipend: $2,400; There are no benefits with this position.

Duration: July 12, 2021 to August 14, 2021

Duties:

Responsible for safety and emergency procedures on the entire waterfront.

Oversee camp lifeguards.

Prevent accidents and aid campers and staff engaged in aquatic activities.

Serve as Camp Teacher and participate in all camp activities, including sign-in and out, daily set up and break down, museum lessons, games, dockside activities, and boat outings.

Work together in a collaborative team environment.

Uphold and follow camp safety regulations and procedures.

Requirements:

Be at least twenty years of age by July 12, 2021.

Have Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training or its equivalent.

Have Certification in the small craft safety program of the American Red Cross or its equivalent.

Have Experience working at camp with children ages 6-12.

Enjoy working with and teaching children in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings.

Possess flexibility, integrity, and adaptability.

Work well with other staff.

The Connecticut River Museum Summer Camp offers a variety of Day Camps on its riverside campus in Essex, CT. These full-day programs incorporate hands-on experiential learning in a fun environment. Children ages 6-12 may participate in a range of engaging activities such as learning what life was like for a sailor on a merchant vessel or seining in the river looking for aquatic life.

To apply email cover letter and resume to Suzanne Burns, Education Department, CRM, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426. No phone calls please.

First Aid Director and Summer Camp Teacher

First Aid Director and Summer Camp Teacher

Key Information:

Location: Summer Camp at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, CT.
Hours: 38 hours per week.
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm; July 19-23; July 26-30; August 2-6; August 9-14; Two days training during the week of July 12 dates TBD.  The last day of work includes a half day Saturday to close the camp.
Stipend: $2,400; There are no benefits with this position.
Duration: July 12, 2021 to August 14, 2021

Duties:

Primary responsibilities include taking on the role of Summer Camp Teacher and switching to Director of First Aid to care for any injured or ill campers when needed.
Administer camper medications; such as prescribed epi-pens and inhalers, as needed.
Work closely with Camp Director to identify and report any positive COVID-19 cases.
Assist with temperature checks and collecting completed COVID-19 health questionnaires from camp parents each morning at drop-off.
Review Camp Medical Logs and complete any necessary documentation.
Serve as Camp Teacher and participate in all camp activities, including sign-in and out, daily set up and break down, museum lessons, games, dockside activities, and boat outings.
Work together in a collaborative team environment.
Uphold and follow camp safety regulations and procedures.

Requirements:

Be at least twenty years of age by July 12, 2021.
Have Experience working at camp with children ages 6-12.
Enjoy working with and teaching children in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings.
Possess flexibility, integrity, and adaptability.
Work well with other staff.

The Connecticut River Museum Summer Camp offers a variety of Day Camps on its riverside campus in Essex, CT. These full-day programs incorporate hands-on experiential learning in a fun environment. Children ages 6-12 may participate in a range of engaging activities such as learning what life was like for a sailor on a merchant vessel or seining in the River looking for aquatic life.

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Suzanne Burns, Education Department, CRM, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426. No phone calls please.

 

Internship

The Connecticut River Museum, located on the waterfront in Essex, CT is seeking interns to assist in many areas of important Museum work. Internship opportunities are available for College Students in the education, collections, marketing, and fundraising departments. The Connecticut River Museum uses its exhibitions, museum programs and on-water activities to explore the rich cultural and environmental heritage of the River. Interns will have the opportunity to receive broad-based experience through a wide range of projects. Some evening and weekend time may be required.

Per-diem Museum Teacher

The Connecticut River Museum, a regional interdisciplinary museum that explores and documents the history, culture, and environment of New England’s largest river, seeks a per-diem, enthusiastic Museum Teacher. Teachers must support the objectives and goals of CRM by implementing educational activities in support of the educational mission of the museum.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Act as a Museum Teacher and deliver:
School Programs, in house and outreach
Summer Camp programs
Adult Education Programs
Group Tours
Public Programs
Assist with interdisciplinary youth group and overnight programs.
Assist with events and fundraisers as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching in nontraditional learning environments.
BA in museum studies, education, history, environmental science or related field.
Understanding of educational theory and techniques, knowledge of state educational standards.
Able to lift at least 30 pounds and be on your feet for long periods of time.
Positive, energetic, interactive approach with participants of all ages and learning styles.
Excellent oral, written, and computer communication and organizational skills.
Flexibility solving problems in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Must have consistent, reliable transportation.

Hourly, part-time position; hours vary seasonally. May work up to 15 hours during peak season, average 4-8 hours.

To apply email cover letter and resume, with 3 references to Education Department, CRM, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426. No phone calls please.

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