Summer Day Camp Counselor Job at Girlstart, Austin, TX

  • Girlstart
  • Austin, TX

Job Description

Position: Summer Camp Day Counselor
Reports to: Summer Camp ManagerClassification: Part-time/Seasonal
Hourly rate: $14-17/hour, depending on experience

Job Description: Join Girlstart's efforts to educate and empower girls this summer! Girlstart's Summer Counselors (called STEM CREW--Creative, Resourceful, Empowered Workforce) work directly with elementary and middle school girls leading hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities at weekly, in-person day camps in Austin, TX. Enhance your leadership and teamwork skills, improve your presentation and communication style, and build your problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making abilities all while being a positive and meaningful role model for girls!

Girlstart cultivates a culture where risk is rewarded, curiosity is encouraged, and creativity is expected. As a result, Girlstart girls are connected, brave, and resilient. Girlstart makes girls more successful and inspires them to take on the world's greatest challenges.

Camp Location: 1400 W Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757

Responsibilities: - Lead camp activities focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (previous STEM experience not required)
- Implement and run daily camp activities
- Learn and implement the Girlstart method within camp environment
- Modify activities as needed to accommodate any unique camp scenarios
- Be prepared to organize materials, practice technology, etc.
- Contribute to weekly counselor huddles
- Facilitate classroom management techniques
- Act as a positive role model for girls
- Other duties as needed

Qualifications: - A minimum of 1 year of college courses completed or related experience is required.
- Positive, friendly, flexible and outgoing.
- Self-motivated with the ability to work as a team player and foster cooperative work.
- Reliable, dependable, and timely.
- Effective organization skills and ability to manage multiple priorities effectively.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the mission of Girlstart.
- Experience working at summer camps and/or informal education.
- Classroom management skills helpful.
- Ability to succeed in informal/camp atmosphere.
- Comfortable presenting to a group of girls

All STEM CREW Counselors Must: - Attend mandatory training before camp (May 20-24 & 28-31: 9:30am-4:30pm).
- Pass a background check, be or become First Aid/CPR certified, and obtain a Sexual Abuse Awarenesss certificate (Girlstart will provide additional information upon hire)
- Work the complete duration of the camp period: June 3-August 2 (no camp June 19 or July 1-5)
- All time off must be arranged with Camp Manager before May 22nd.

Girlstart is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About Girlstart Founded in 1997, Girlstart's mission is to increase girls' interest and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through innovative, nationally recognized informal STEM education programs. Girlstart's year-round programs inspire girls to transform our world. These programs include after school, week-long summer camps, community STEM programs, and an annual girls conference.

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Part time, Summer work, Seasonal work, Gangs, Flexible hours,

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