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Working at Camp Greenway

Applications for NEW Staff will open January 24, 2018.

With a wide variety of activities, we offer positions that fit many talents and skills. 

Steps to Apply

  1. Please read the "Hiring Overview" to understand the application process, key dates, and the expectations of the job.
  2. Upon reading the job descriptions for the various positions, complete an online application. You should allocate 20-30 minutes to complete the application. You will need to give us any dates that you have worked at a camp. 
  3. NEW APPLICANTS - Two references must be submitted non-family members who can attest to your qualifications as an adult to work with children and with other camp staff. Please ask them to return the completed reference form online within two weeks of you submitting your application.

Available Positions for 2018

Extended Day Supervisor

The overall responsibility of the Extended Day Supervisor is to develop and implement a structured and engaging program for campers that will be in the extended day program.  The supervisor is responsible for planning and staffing extended day program as well as be present during the program from 3:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  Additional duties will be to setup and supervise the lunchroom each day.  This position is the equivalent of an eight-week position which includes working specialty camp week (August 6-10, 2018): daily hours are from 10:15 a.m.-6:15 p.m.  In addition, the supervisor will attend all necessary trainings plus 10 hours on a mutually agreeable schedule for planning purposes.  Candidate should have a high school degree and some leadership experience.

Instructors

Instructors lead the activities for campers. Through a prepared curriculum, instructors teach, enrich, and guide campers in their activity. Strong classroom management is critical to the success in working with campers. Understanding the developmental needs of different ages groups is helpful as well. Instructors are asked to prepare a curriculum and provide a complete supply list in advance for seven weeks of camp so that each camper can be fully engaged each time.


Archery: 3rd-8th

The Archery Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience. Priority is placed building campers’ confidence and appreciation of the activity.  Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of games at the activity to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session (two weeks) as well as campers who attend all four sessions (7 weeks). The archery instructor must be knowledgeable about good archery technique and establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers. 

Builders: K-3rd

The Builders Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages. Projects need to be age appropriate and should be modified accordingly. Using a variety of raw materials, the Instructor will teach kids to build organically. Give campers challenges to create unique structures that stand the test of time. The instructor must be organized and have sound communication skills to relay instructions on how to make their unique structures. 

Camp Crafts: K-8th

The Camp Crafts Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages. This activity focuses on both traditional and new camp crafts. Projects need to be age appropriate and should be modified accordingly. The instructor must be organized and have sound communication skills to relay instructions on how to create a craft. In addition, he/she should establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

Dance: K-3rd

The Dance Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of music experience. Instructor should introduce dance techniques and general movement in a fun and creative way. Furthermore, dance moves and routines must be appropriate and performed in an age appropriate manner. Instructor plans a variety of movements/activities in preparation for the Lip Sync Show. Instructor will also work closely with the music instructor for the show. 

Field Games: K-8th

The Field Games Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience including games such as capture the flag, kickball, relay games, and other new and traditional camp games. Games focus on teamwork, sportsmanship, inclusion, and building confidence. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of games at the activity to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions (7 weeks). The instructor must have sound management and leadership skills in establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

Gym Games/Basketball: K-4th, 5th-8th

The Gym Games/Basketball Instructor is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience including games such as dodge ball, kickball 4-square, and more. For the older group, the instructor will teach the fundamentals of basketball as well as play mini games. Games focus on teamwork and sportsmanship, and building confidence. Experience playing in high school or college and experience coaching a youth level team or camp. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of games at the activity to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. The instructor must be knowledgeable about good games technique and establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

Karate/Martial Arts: K-4th

The Karate Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. The Karate instructor must be knowledgeable about good martial arts technique and establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

Mad Science: K-5th

The Mad Science Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. The Mad Science instructor must be knowledgeable in a variety of science disciplines and establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers. 

Music: K-8th

The Music Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of music experience. Song selection must be appropriate and performed in an age appropriate manner. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers.  Instructor plans a variety of music activities and skits in preparation for the Lip Sync Show. Instructor will also work closely with Dance instructor in preparing for the show. The instructor must be knowledgeable in voice technique and performing. 

Nature: K-4th

The Nature Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve all campers. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. Instructor must be able to teach campers about the forest, local wildlife, and plants. Instructor will prepare nature-inspired crafts and activities to help campers enrich their understanding of our environment. Science background required. We are looking for a fun, dynamic individual who is interested in working with a team of counselors and junior counselors to make Camp Greenway a fun experience for all our campers.

Outdoor Activities: 4th-8th

The Outdoor Activities Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for any of the outdoor activities including canoeing, low and high ropes, and team challenges. Instructor will receive extensive training in the procedures and safety of using the equipment. The instructor must be able to calmly guide campers along the ropes courses and waterways. Active supervision is paramount to ensuring campers are having fun while obeying all safety rules. Instructor must be comfortable to be outdoors for an extensive period of time.  

Painting and Drawing: K-8th

The Painting and Drawing Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages. Instructor should focus on painting mediums and basic drawing techniques. The goal is for campers to learn and have fun with painting. Projects need to be age appropriate and should be modified accordingly. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. The instructor must be organized and have sound communication skills to relay instructions on how to create their artwork. In addition, he/she should establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

Soccer: K-4th

The Soccer Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience playing soccer. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve as many campers as possible. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. Instructor will teach soccer fundamentals to the camper through activities that involve drills/ scrimmages. 

Tennis: K-8th

The Tennis Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging activities for campers of all ages and with various levels of experience playing tennis. Priority is placed on fun activities that involve as many campers as possible. Moreover, the instructor needs to plan a variety of activities to engage campers who are only at Camp Greenway for one session as well as campers who attend all sessions. Instructor will teach tennis fundamentals to the camper through activities that involve drills/ court games. 

Wearable Art: K-8th

The Wearable Art Instructor at Camp Greenway is responsible for planning and implementing fun and engaging crafts for campers of all ages. Projects should focus on art with a purpose and functionality such as key chains and the traditional camp tie-dye t-shirt. Projects need to be age appropriate and should be modified accordingly. The instructor must be organized and have sound communication skills to relay instructions on how to create a craft. In addition, he/she should establish rules to ensure the safety of all campers.

 

Art Assistant

The Art Assistant will support both the Wearable and Camp Crafts classes in all areas. The assistant will collaborate with the Instructor to successfully conduct the class including set up and clean up.

Counselors

The primary objective of the Counselor position is to create an environment, which affirms and encourages each camper.  The Counselor will, by their very presence in a group, set the tone and direction for the experience each camper will have.  Counselors must have graduated from high school.

Junior Counselors

The primary objective of the Junior Counselor position is to assist in creating an environment, which affirms and encourages each camper.  The Counselor and Jr. Counselor will, by their very presence in a group, set the tone and direction for the camper’s experience. Junior Counselors must be a rising junior or senior in high school.

CITs

Time Commitment

There are four sessions of Camp Greenway, totaling seven weeks of camp. Priority is given to staff who will commit for the entire seven weeks of camp.  

Sessions Dates
Session One June 18 - June 19
Mini-Session July 2 - July 6 (no camp July 4)
Session Two July 9 - July 20
Session Three  July 23 - Aug 3

Interviews

After reviewing your application, you may be invited for an interview. You will be emailed with an invitation to participate in one of the group interviews. If you are unable to attend, we will arrange a personal interview.

Helpful Tips for Applicants

  1. Be sure to get your references. A pastor, teacher, coach, or person you babysit for…these are all great choices for references. Ideally, you will provide us with at least one reference who has seen you interact with children. References are due two weeks after we receive your application. If we don’t have them by then we will notify you via email. References are OFTEN the thing that tips the balance on hiring decisions. Do yourself a favor and follow up with us to see if yours are in. It shows initiative, maturity and responsibility, all qualities we look for in staff members.
  2. READ YOUR EMAIL and respond in a timely fashion! Most communication regarding interviews, job offers etc. will be done by email, so please provide us with an email address that you check on a regular (at least 3-4 times a week) basis. It is our expectation that you, not your parent, will be the point of contact during this process.
  3. Be on time (or even a few minutes early) to your interview!  Be prepared to talk about why you are interested in working at Camp Greenway.