The main purpose of the Aviation STEM Camp Lead Counselor is overseeing programs and camp activities designed for children and teens while ensuring a safe and caring environment that promotes positive child development. The Lead Counselor will help create, set-up, and deliver all camp activities and will help generate excitement around the airline industry and careers in STEM.
Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
assisting with the creation of aviation and science themed activities for children and teens between the ages of 8 and 16 years of age; assisting the Director of Education with determining program supplies and equipment, facilitating workshops and activities, assisting speakers and special guests with their workshops, ensuring safety during behind-the-scenes tour on and off Museum campus, and assisting with set up and cleanup of all activities. Some administrative and other duties as required. The Lead Counselor is also responsible for making sure proper safety protocols and procedures are implemented and followed (ex. Covid mitigation protocols, signing campers in and out, managing allergies, etc.)
Prior experience working with children and/or teens in a professional capacity and at least 1 year of experience leading group activities. CPR Certified preferred. First Aid Certified preferred. Bachelor's or higher degree in child development, teaching/education/recreation, aviation, science or other related field desired but not required.
Must love working with children and teens. Must have great time management skills. Must have an engaging and dynamic personality with a passion for STEM and/or aviation. Must have good communication skills and show patience and empathy in all interactions with campers, parents, team members and Museum guests. Good listening skills, autonomy, and leadership qualities strongly desired. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, may have to lift less than 50 pounds. Must be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must be available 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday starting June 1 (40h/week) during the weeks assigned.
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