Summer Program Directors - Northampton - job 677572

City of Northampton, MA

Date: 04/09/2021

City: Northampton, Massachusetts

Salary: $16 per hour

Employment type: Full-time


Come join an exciting summer with the Northampton Parks & Recreation department. The Rec department is currently looking to fill the position of Safety Village Camp Director. The director of Safety Village will be responsible for the many moving parts that make up our Safety Village program, including all campers and staff. Includes preseason and postseason duties, supervising and being a model leader for the recreation leaders and campers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


Safety Village program is an introductory, half day program that educates

youth, between the ages of 4-6, about everyday safety concerns. The director

will have many responsibilities, all with the goal of creating a meaningful and

safe camp experience. The Safety Village director will organize and implement

the daily summer camp schedule, supervise and support staff in program

activities, and coordinate planned activities and guest speakers. The director should be an organized,

creative, innovative individual. This position

is great for those ready to infuse their creativity and talent into the

biweekly sessions. Teach songs, welcome local guest Safety speakers, lead kids

through the mini replica of town, and be a part of the next generation of

Safety Village Graduates! MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications - Directors must be 21 years of age or older. Equivalent of 3 full time seasons' work experience in youth related recreation activities; or 3 years of college in a related field. Current standard first aid and CPR certification required. Training Provided. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Requires frequent use of personal vehicle. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to drive vehicle.

Ability to be physically active on a constant basis to be effective in games and activities with children.

May lift up to 60 lbs. of equipment. MISC. INFORMATION

There are part-time hours before and after the programs begin and end, but the start date and hours are flexible to accommodate college and other obligations.


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