Arts & Crafts Specialist

Camp Kingfisher
Chattahoochee Nature Center


Job Title:
Arts & Crafts Specialist
Hours: 40 hours per week
Classification: Nonexempt, hourly, Seasonal
Reports to: Camp Directors

 

Position Purpose:

All staff at Camp Kingfisher are hired to:

  • lead campers as positive, caring role models
  • provide campers with fun, positive outdoor learning experiences
  • help campers grow and learn through challenges

The Arts and Crafts Specialist co-creates and co-leads the development and implementation of Camp Kingfisher’s Arts & Crafts program. Arts & Crafts at Camp Kingfisher is meant to be a fun and creative space for campers to gain enrichment that supports the current session theme. The Arts & Crafts Specialist is responsible for teaching up to six interactive arts & craft classes per day for rising K – 7th graders and fulfilling additional specialist duties at camp.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and supervise all aspects of the art program for campers entering grades K-7
  • Create fun, age-appropriate craft and art projects based around camp’s session themes
  • Set up, decorate, and pack up craft shack
  • Maintain high standards of safety, health, and cleanliness during art and other activities
  • Support program areas such as aftercare, waterfront, pool, and all-camp activities as directed
  • Substitute as counselor as needed
  • Clean camp facilities as needed/required
  • Attend weekly camp staff and specialist meetings
  • Complete additional duties as assigned

 

Other Job Duties:

  • Contribute to verbal/written evaluations and communication as requested
  • Keeping track of and recording hours worked, requesting director’s approval for any additional hours prior to work

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience (and passion for) teaching or working with children, art-specific experience preferred
  • Creativity and willingness to get messy
  • Ability to relate to campers and staff of various ages
  • Background in art education, environmental education, natural history, education, child care, or camps
  • Comfortable in an outdoor setting
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification, course provided
  • Willingness to work outdoors during the summer season
  • Valid GA driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift over 20 pounds

 

Apply:

  1. Complete and submit the online application.
  2. Obtain 2 references. Email or mail to the Chattahoochee Nature Center, Attn: Debby Head. Professional references, no family or friend references, please.

 

Contact:

Debby Head, Co-Camp Director, Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell, GA  30075 

Phone- 770.992.2055 x232, email camp@chattnaturecenter.org

 

The mission of Camp Kingfisher is to connect campers with nature and each other.

To apply for this job email your details to camp@chattnaturecenter.org