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AFL seeks Summer Art Camp Director

Updated: Mar 11



Position Title: Camp Director

 

Reports to: Lecia Floyd, AFL Program Manager

 

Position Summary: The Camp Director is responsible for creating/managing camp curriculum and staffing, and overseeing and managing the structure of the camp day. Assist AFL with administration of camp.

 

Hours: Varied

Camp runs June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19 (no camp the week of July 4th)

Monday: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm (will receive a lunch and two 15-minute breaks)

Tuesday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 1:15 pm

Friday: 9 am – 3:30 pm

 

Pay Rate: $3000 total

$500 Develop Curriculum

$500 Pre-Camp activities (training, assist with staff recruitment as needed, camp supply shopping day, etc.)

$500/per camp week (4 weeks total)

 

Qualifications:

●      Licensed teacher for the state of Indiana preferred (Art Education experience)

●      Possesses good leadership and managerial skills

●      Adept at problem solving

●      Patient, Inclusive, with a positive and motivating personality

 

Responsibilities:

●      Point person for all seasonal camp staff

●      Oversees the daily schedule

●      Sets compliance for drop off, pick up, and lunch

●      Resolves camper behavior issues so as not to disrupt camp activities

●      Communicates with parents/guardians in the mornings as needed (AFL staff will handle majority of communications with parents)

●      Observes and promotes all rules set within the Summer Art Camp curriculum.

●      Maintains camp attendance records

●      Troubleshoots any unforeseen problems

●      Performs other duties as assigned

 

Pre-Summer Art Camp Duties:

●      Assist where possible in camp staff hiring

○       Four (4) Camp Counselors

○      Two (2) Visual Art Teachers - Deadline April 15, 2024

●      Curriculum Outlined (sample curriculums on file) - Deadline April 30, 2024

●      Camp Staff Training (with AFL staff)

●      Supplies List Submitted - Deadline May 15, 2024

 

Summer Art Camp Daily Duties:

Below is the full task list of activities for camp. The first day of each week, the director will need to be present the full day to ensure everything runs smoothly and to supervise camp staff.

 

Before Care (only on the first day of each week):

●      Welcome Campers

●      Answer any questions camper guardians may have

●      Take attendance

●      Supervise free play

●      Provide “sharing” food to any hungry campers

 

 

Morning Session:

●      Prepare for scheduled visual art project

●      Assist in cleaning up activity area

●      Keep supply storage room organized and clean

●      Monitor bathroom breaks

 

 

Recess (12p-1p):

●      Supervise outdoor play (indoors on stage during inclement weather). 

 

 

Afternoon:

●      Welcome the performing arts partners

●      Monitor campers during performance instruction

●      Provide play activities during downtime

●      Confirm and supervise clean up theater or VAC for incoming evening activities

●      Supervise a safe guardian pick-up routine

●      Communicate with aftercare staff before leaving

●      Confirm and supervise that all garbage is taken outside at end of day

 

 

Aftercare:

●      Provide instruction for activities and games to keep all campers engaged

●      Provide instruction for snack time and outdoor recess time

●      Provide instruction for safe and monitored parental pick up

 

 

Special Events:

●      Friday’s 3pm – 3:30pm Invited performances for/by campers and other community guests and end of week Art Exhibitions.

 

Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter, and references to leciafloyd@artsforlawrence.org by March 31, 2024. No phone calls.

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