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Winter Break Assistant Camp Director

Company: Bright Horizons Children's Centers
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

At Steve & Kate's, we put kids in the driver's seat and staff come along for the ride. Campers choose minute to minute what they do, with whom, and for how long, because kids who learn to make decisions today build the self-confidence they'll need to wrangle unknowns tomorrow. If you join our team as an Assistant Director, you'll sharpen your inherent leadership skills and do meaningful work, while getting an immersive experience of creativity and play.Location: Torrance, CACamp Dates: 12/19/2022 - 12/30/2022 (one additional move-in day - date TBD) No Work 12/26Camp Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (actual staff shifts will vary, and hours on final camp day may be extended)The job in a nutshell is to help run all facets of a self-directed camp.While working alongside one of our year-round Directors responsible for leading each camp, you'll build relationships with hundreds of parents and children, helping them overcome fears, discover passions and generally find their groove at Steve & Kate's; you'll help train, lead and inspire a team; and you'll oversee the day-to-day operations for your site to keep things running smoothly and safely. We view this role as a training ground and pipeline for Directors, so if you're interested in a career at Steve & Kate's, this is a great way to gain valuable experience and get your foot in the door.How do you know if you're the right candidate?If you answer yes to all of the questions below, definitely apply.

  • Do you appreciate and agree with our self-directed approach for kids?
  • Would sparking up conversations with staff, campers and parents fit in your comfort zone? Are you comfortable navigating challenging and sometimes sensitive interactions?
  • Are you the type of person who can't rest until you've done everything possible to make someone feel cared for? Like, if someone you knew was in need, would you do more than send them a "thinking of you" text?
  • Can you multitask like you're a Hollywood power agent all while keeping calm, level headed and nice?
  • Do you have the stamina to keep up (literally) with 4-12 year old's bursting with energy and creative potential? And, can you bench press the equivalent of a kindergartner (just kidding --- can you lift up to 30lbs.Requirements:
    • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED required
    • Bachelors Degree preferred
    • 2 months experience working in a Camp, or 1 year in an Education or Child Care setting is requiredAdditional Job Requirements:
      • Past management or leadership experience is preferred.
      • On-site management at camp can be physically demanding, with extended periods of time on your feet, outside and occasional activity requiring physical exertion.
      • Candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to ensure compliance with enhanced health and safety protocols and to keep yourself and others safe and free from illness.Compensation Range: $20 - $22 / hrHAVING TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH YOUR APPLICATION?Contact us at or 855-877-6866Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO - English and EEO - Spanish along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Keywords: Bright Horizons Children's Centers, Torrance , Winter Break Assistant Camp Director, Executive , Torrance, California

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