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City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Today's Hours 9:30am - 4:30pm

City Park New Orleans

15 Henry Thomas Drive

New Orleans, LA 70124

504-523-1357

Camp Counselor

LCM shows children they matter and exists to strengthen and support families. Be a part of a place where wonderful things happen daily!

CAMP COUNSELOR

Schedule:

Must be available November 21st-23rd and December 19th-30th.

8 am-4 pm or 8 am-5:30 pm

Compensation:

$13/hr.

Benefits:

Paid breaks and holidays, and Acorn Café discount.

Reports to

Health & Wellness Director

Job Summary

The Camp Counselor is responsible for providing fun, enriching, hands-on learning experiences for Museum campers by leading planned activities centered on the theme of the holiday camps. The Camp Counselor will work to create a fun, educational, and safe space for the campers, while directly modeling and sharing techniques with teenage volunteers and other camp counselors.

The Camp Counselor must be available from November 21st-23rd and December 19th-30th. There will also be training a week prior to the start of camp on November 21st.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Facilitate daily lessons and explorations.
  • Create a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for all campers.
  • Set expectations for camp rules and desired behaviors.
  • Communicate with parents and other caregivers about daily plans, paperwork, etc.
  • Communicate with full-time LCM staff about registration, logistics, supplies, etc.
  • Providing guidance and mentorship for volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years in an education setting as a teacher, assistant teacher, or a camp counselor
  • At least 1 year of group/classroom management experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter to Athena Stanford at careers@lcm.org. Thank you for your interest in the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

The Louisiana Children’s Museum is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace, representative of the people we serve. We believe a diverse and inclusive workplace helps Louisiana Children’s Museum foster its innovative culture of creativity and play. Louisiana Children’s Museum encourages all applicants to apply. Louisiana Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of their diverse voices, perspectives and background; because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Health and Safety Policy

LCM’s mission is to provide a safe environment for children by giving them access to safe, innovative, and educational play experiences. Therefore, LCM requires employees to be immunized against COVID-19. All employees must have received required doses of an approved COVID-19 immunization before starting work. The company will consider accommodations for disability and religious-based reasons.