Art Program Director

Job Description

Spend a summer in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia. Make a positive difference in the lives of campers from around the globe by managing and directing the art program at a residential summer camp.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading, instructing, and managing instructors for daily workshops in a variety of applied arts including but not limited to: ceramics, painting, sketching, leather working, woodworking, model rocketry, and classic camp crafts.
  • Maintaining inventory and organizing art buildings, supplies, and equipment.
  • Creating and implementing art project lesson plans for a variety of ages and skill levels.

Qualifications:  We are looking for staff with a positive attitude, a spirit of adventure and a desire to impact each camper in a positive way.  Sincerity, enthusiasm, sound judgment, constructive communication and a good sense of humor are all qualities that we value in staff.  Additional qualifications for this position include:

  • Well developed time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to lead, train others, work independently and as part of a team.
  • Desire to work with and instruct youth aged 6-16, as well as to serve as a positive role model for youth.
  • Advanced experience in a variety of art applications including but not limited to: Ceramics (hand building, throwing pottery on a wheel, glazing, and operating an electric kiln), Painting and sketching, Nature and recycled crafts, Model rocket building, woodworking project design, leather working, tie-dye, friendship bracelets, and other crafts appropriate for ages 6 - 16.
  • Age 21+ preferred.
  • Teaching experience in a classroom or camp setting preferred.
  • Interest in working hard, learning new skills, and taking on new challenges.

Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary, room, board, internet access and time off in wild and wonderful West Virginia. Working with a group of young people is both a challenging and rewarding experience. Both the campers and the staff who participate have endless opportunities to develop new skills, learn about themselves, and meet new people with a wide variety of talents. All this adds up to an incredible summer experience!

Job Availability: 

June 3 - August 17, 2019

 

To Apply

Please use the application form on our website:

http://hiddenmeadows.campintouch.com/ui/forms/application/staff/App

 

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June 3, 2019 or earlier depending on your availability

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