Senior Art Camp Counselor (College Assistant)

Deadline June 10, 2020

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
Willowbrook is an outdoor, six-week summer day camp which offers a rich environment of integrated arts and nature. It provides opportunities for children to develop their creative potential through experiences in the arts and environmental studies in an atmosphere that mentors and nurtures the whole child, promotes a spirit of peaceful collaboration, and encourages individual exploration and expression. For more information, visit www.willowbrookartscamp.org

Willowbrook College Assistant (Senior Camp Counselor)

Willowbrook Arts Camp is seeking College Assistant’s to assist Area Specialists in leading children, of various ages, in hand-on visual and performing arts or nature programs in a free-flowing, child-directed camp environment. They have knowledge and skills in the focus area and are comfortable guiding children through projects and activities designed to nurture creative skills and foster a sense of discovery. Additional responsibilities include: assisting with area prep and supplies; helping to mentor High School Apprentices; taking on additional camp duties as needed.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:
• Assist area Specialists in the coordination and oversight of areas to which they are assigned
• Help with set up, oversight, and break down of area and supplies; keep tent and surrounding area
clean and tidy
• Engage and guide campers in activities designed to nurture creativity, build skills and encourage a
sense of discovery
• Ensure a safe and welcoming camp environment; foster a positive and inclusive community that
encourages cooperation and values diversity and self-expression
• Provide positive guidance as needed to High School Apprentices; promote a sense of community
and inclusion
• Actively participate in keeping the Willowbrook’s camp grounds clean and tidy on a daily basis
• Punctual and timely for all scheduled shifts
• Assist with additional duties as needed

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE | QUALIFICATIONS | ABILITIES:
• Must have completed high school and be 17 years of age by camp start date (June 27, 2020)
• Pursuing a degree or practicing in an associated art, environmental, or teaching field preferred
• Use self-initiative, problem solving abilities, and enthusiasm in ways that best support the overall
cohesiveness of camp
• Have experience caring for younger children and some love and passion in one or more artistic
areas of interest via their school or through other activities
• Comfortable working with a team in an unstructured and sometimes chaotic outdoor environment
• Able to work full-time, Monday-Friday (approximately 7-8 hrs/day), for the entire six-week camp
program (June 27 – August 8), a couple weekend days, and some evenings if required by area
specialty – a part-time schedule may be granted in special cases; include any date conflicts in
application
• Able to attend required trainings/orientation and mandatory set up and tear down days
• Able to successfully pass a background check

WORKING ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• During camp, work is performed outdoors at Brown’s Ferry Park, Tualatin, OR, rain or shine; art areas
are covered
• Able to be on your feet for long periods of time while at camp; combination of
sitting/standing/walking/kneeling/bending/crouching
• Able to lift and carry objects of light – moderate weight
HOURLY RATE:
• $14 per hour
• Full-time, hourly, up to 40 hrs./week, Monday-Friday, mid June – early August, temporary, seasonal,
non-befitted

Willowbrook Camp is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Please apply online at: https://www.willowbrookartscamp.org/employment

More Info
https://www.willowbrookartscamp.org/employment

Location
Browns Ferry Park, Tualatin, OR 97062

Contact Email
stephanie@willowbrookartscamp.org