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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 May 30th through August 4th for Summer Camp. Available shifts are 8 am-4 pm or 8 am-5:30 pm.

 

Compensation:

$15/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 following are the dates for each camp:

  • Fall: Monday through Wednesday before Thanksgiving.
  • Cozy: Monday through Friday the week before and after Christmas, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
  • Mardi Gras: Wednesday through Friday after Mardi Gras.
  • Spring: Thursday before Good Friday, Good Friday, Monday, and Tuesday after Good Friday.
  • Summer: last Tuesday of May through the first week of August.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Promote the culture and brand of LCM.
  • Project a positive image of the organization to employees, volunteers, guests, and the community.
  • 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, mentorship, and accountability 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.

The hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.