Seasons For Hire
Camp North Star, a premier co-ed traditional sleepaway summer camp in Southern Maine, (2 hours outside Boston) is looking to hire athletics coaches with experience in any of the following sports - basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, flag football, soccer, and volleyball. We have first-class indoor and outdoor facilities.
The compensation includes all living and food expenses. This position is ideal for college students, recent college graduates, and teachers.
We are seeking staff who have:
Prior experience working with children, preferably at a summer camp or sports team/program.
Ability and experience to coach youth in at least one specific sport.
Enthusiasm and motivation to be a positive role model for our campers.
Ability to work as part of a team with your fellow staff and alongside our leadership team.
Overview of Position -
During the program day (Monday through Friday) coach 1-hour activity periods in a specific sport. Each period will be a different age and/or skill level. You will also live in a cabin with 1 or 2 other counselors and help supervise a group of 8 - 10 campers.
Core Duties and Responsibilities
Live with a group of campers and help each camper adjust and grow in relation to other campers and camp life, and monitor daily care and hygiene of cabin group and living space.
Communicate effectively with children and staff in all areas of the camp operation. Write and follow lesson plans for activities you are assigned to teach.
Work cooperatively as necessary with all other staff members in planning, implementation, and evaluation of activities.
Adhere to rules, regulations, and expectations of the camp, with special emphasis on safety, health, and mutual respect.
Guide each individual camper in participation in their group and all camp activities. Assist campers in choosing and scheduling their weekly schedule.
Assist with all camp program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned.
Actively supervise campers and engage in conversation with campers during meals.
Attend staff meetings regularly and relay information to other staff not present.
Contribute as necessary.
Salary and Benefits
Camp North Star offers a competitive salary, room and board, professional development training, weekly laundry, and staff t-shirts. During time off staff enjoy the camp facilities that include a 55-acre private lake, athletic fields and courts, high ropes course, and mountain biking trails.