Short-Term Job Adventures New Hampshire
Summer Staff: Residential Counselors, Lead Staff, Activity Instructors, Assistant Teachers, School Affiliates, Office Affiliates and Nurse Affiliates
Located on a 450-acre lakefront campus in Windsor, New Hampshire.
The Wediko Summer Program is a 45-day therapeutic residential program serving boys and girls (ages 9-19) with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties. Every summer, Wediko looks for a diverse group of dedicated, energetic, flexible, and fun individuals who have skills and talents that they would like to share. All summer staff are assigned to a cabin group and are responsible for establishing a safe and therapeutic environment for students in which they will be able to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and experience healthy challenges—like swimming to the dock, riding a mountain bike to the top of a hill, and making a new friend. General staff will work from June 27–August 22, while some professional level positions are contracted from June 23–August 28. At minimum, candidates must be at least 18 years old and have completed some level of college education, strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner, and be adaptable in an ever changing work environment. To apply, submit a completed application, resume and three references to Jennifer Walsh.
Program Operations Manager
Wediko Children's Services
72-74 E. Dedham St.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 292-9272 fax
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Outdoor Education Instructors
Located in the heart of the stunning Monadnock region of New Hampshire, Takodah combines rustic charm with a stunning waterfront.
Set apart by a first-rate staff, scenic campus, rich traditions, and impressive activities, and a Friendly to All way of life, Takodah is a premier New England summer camp that offers classic single-gender programs for both boys and girls ages 7-17. Outdoor Education Instructors will facilitate programs that have an emphasis on community team building, natural history, environmental education, outdoor living skills, nature hikes, the ropes course and other curriculum driven lessons. Positions are available during the spring (mid-April to mid-June) and the fall (mid-August to mid-October). To apply, fill out the online application or connect with Peter Simmonds for more info.
Outdoor Education Director
YMCA Camp Takodah
32 Lake St.
North Swanzey, NH 03431
(603) 352-0516 fax
Summer Program Facilitators: Adventure Educator, Rowing Instructor, Trip Leader, Kitchen Manager or Counselor (arts program, athletics, hiking, swimming or cabin counselor)
The summer facility is located on Mayhew Island, a private 55-acre Island in beautiful Newfound Lake accessible only by boat — or a good long swim! Here the boys are challenged to help create a positive, supportive and sustainable community both within their cabin groups and in the greater Island community as a whole.
Maturity, patience, dedication, professional, creative, enthusiastic, self-reflective, a love of the outdoors, a willingness to learn, a good sense of humor, a positive attitude, and the ability to work well with others... sound like you? With a summer staff of 25 in charge of working with just 42 boys during each of two summer sessions, you’ll be an integral part of a uniquely supportive and cohesive community. Mayhew boys all come from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income, single-parent homes) and participate tuition-free. Summer staff will help promote the development of improved self-esteem and behavior, healthier peer interactions, goal setting skills and a strong sense of belonging for the boys. While the work can be fatiguing and emotionally draining, the positive and meaningful experience created at Mayhew is rich beyond measure. Positions run from June 10th–August 15th. Explore all summer positions, learn what it takes to excel as a staff member, fill out an application or contact Colin Buckley for more information!
P.O. Box 120
Bristol, NH 03222
Summer Counseling Staff
Camp Wa-Klo is located in beautiful southwestern New Hampshire right at the base of Mt. Monadnock (the 2nd most climbed mountain in the world!), a half hour to Keene, NH and and just under two hours to Boston MA.
Join a friendly, close-knit staff and spend your summer engaged in the lives of awesome campers! Camp Wa-Klo for Girls ignites a girl’s confidence, fosters independence, cultivates lasting friendships, and provides new activities and experiences. Now seeking mature women with a passion for working with kids and an excitement for the power of summer camp. Counseling staff will work both as bunk counselors and teaching in specialized activity areas, with programs on land, water, creative arts and English horseback riding. Specialized activity counselors include an Arts Education Instructor, Wilderness Instructor, Camping Trips Leader and a Camp Photographer. Applicants must be at least 19 years old (21+ and college education majors/grads preferred) and able to make a time commitment from mid-June to mid-August, 2017. If you enjoy working with children, have experience, certification and/or activity expertise, a sense of humor, great attitude, and are flexible and responsible, fill out the online application.
Camp Wa-Klo for Girls
435 Page Rd.
Dublin, NH 03444
Lodge & Hut Crews, Trail Crews, Outdoor Education Team and Support Staff
The Appalachian Mountain Club operates from Maine to Pennsylvania with offices or facilities in the following locations: Maine (Acadia National Park and 70,000 acres in central Maine just east of Greenville), Massachusetts (Boston, Northampton and South Egremont), New Hampshire (Alexandria, Chatham, Lake Winnipesaukee and the White Mountain National Forest), New Jersey (Delaware Water Gap), New York (Harriman State Park and NYC), and Pennsylvania (Bethlehem).
If you are passionate about the outdoors and looking for a supportive and fun culture, AMC offers a range of rewarding employment opportunities in terrific locations throughout the Northeast! Seasonal employment, summer jobs and internships are broken into four categories: Lodge & Hut Crews (Help serve food, prepare facilities, and offer trail information to outdoor enthusiasts who visit AMC outdoor lodges throughout the year), Trail Crews (AMC is responsible for over 1,800 miles of trails throughout the Northeast and they need your help to maintain them), Outdoor Education Team (Serve as an Educator, Guide or Naturalist for various environmental educational programming), and Support Staff (During the high season, thousands of guests pass through AMC facilities, hundreds of staff who need supplies, and dozens of buildings that need maintenance). Positions are available year-round and seasonally.
Appalachian Mountain Club
5 Joy St.
Boston, MA 02108
Environmental & Outdoor Educators, Medical Team, Kitchen Staff
Freedom and Hancock (Sargent Center)
Through unique, hands-on experiential education programs, Nature's Classroom immerses student groups ranging between the 4th and 8th grades in community awareness, motivational learning and conservation of our natural resources at one of 13 centers in the Northeast, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island. In addition to Outdoor Educators, Medical staff (Nurse, LPN, EMT) and a Kitchen team (Head Cook, Assistant Cook, Co-Cook) are hired during the spring (as early as February through mid-June) and the fall (Labor Day through about Thanksgiving). The fabric of the Nature's Classroom community is woven by the individual uniqueness of staff who work, grow, live, and play closely together. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred (paid Intern positions available for those without degrees). A science/math background is helpful; as are special interests and talents (music, singing, storytelling and group dynamics). If you have a strong commitment to children and learning, connect with Ashley Bame or download an application.
19 Harrington Rd.
Charlton, MA 01507
(800) 433-8375 toll free
(508) 248-2745 fax
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