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Children's Museum of Sonoma County
SUMMER WONDER CAMP INSTRUCTOR

 

To provide exceptional camp experiences to all campers and their families through play and program facilitation

Role

  • Welcome campers & help orient them to the Museum
  • Facilitate & teach camp curriculum: Science, art, carpentry, engineering and nature themes
  • Manage a group of 12-15 campers
  • Ensure safety of campers & provide direct supervision in the classroom and public areas of the Museum
  • at all times of the day
  • Monitor camper interaction with exhibits to ensure proper use
  • Work cooperatively to maintain open lines of communication with parents, participants, supervisors and
  • co-workers
  • Manage camp group’s drop-off, pick-up, and parent communication process daily
  • Care for museum supplies, equipment & facilities
  • Demonstrate and model a high level of professional conduct and communication with campers, Museum
  • visitors & staff
  • Model appropriate practices for teaching & learning with young children

Qualifications

  • Must maintain professional work standards
  • Ability to interact with young children and the public with enthusiasm and patience
  • Ability to teach (or assist instructor in teaching) curriculum and facilitate various programs with campers
  • Ability to maintain control of camp groups both in the classroom and in public areas of the Museum
  • Experience & interest in working with young children & their families
  • Ability to work independently & as part of a team
  • Ability to resolve situations & disputes
  • Capable of speaking in front of large & small groups of visitors
  • Previous experience interacting with young children, preferably in a teaching environment
  • Previous professional experience facilitating camps or similar programs
  • Understanding of behavior management strategies
  • Spanish/English bilingual a plus, but not required

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to speak clearly and hear well
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to assist with cleaning tasks that require lifting and bending
  • Ability to make eye contact and smile – repeatedly

This position requires a mandatory background security screening.

For more info, please contact: Janice Vink, Office Manager |  janice@cmosc.org | 707-546-4069 x 106

 

The Children's Museum of Sonoma County, 1835 West Steele Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403