Available Positions

Pool Director

At least 22 years old and/or 4 years of college experience **Must be available to work June 17 – August 23, 2019** To further the mission of the camp through the planning and delivery of activities at the pool that are safe, fun and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Provide management to the physical operation of the waterfront’s facilities and equipment. Responsibilities include scheduling, supervision and evaluation of all pool staff. Program design, implementation and execution of our swim lesson program. Oversight of all pool maintenance, pool water testing and chemical usage. Pool Director must have current ARC Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor certifications (or their equivalent), as well as have at least 3 years of experience in life-guarding and teaching swimming lessons. Note: Our Pool Director position is an active and hands on position. The Pool Director teaches lessons as well as guards the pool on a daily basis.

Science Activity Leader

At least graduated from High School **All activity specialists MUST be available to work July 8, 2019 – August 9, 2019. Preference for those available to work 8 weeks – June 24 – August 16, 2019** The Activity Leader position will include preparing, planning and leading multiple age appropriate group activities each week. Specialists will be hired to be either Art, Science, Sports and Movement, or a combination specialist. Activity specialists play a major role in Summer at LA’s LA Day Camp program. It is important for applicants to understand that the Activity Specialist position is a three-part job at Summer at LA: Planner, Teacher, and Leader. On a typical day, a specialist will spend 4-5 activity periods teaching assigned electives and spending their free period(s) planning, cleaning, and/or helping other specialists lead, plan or clean their elective areas. Activity specialists are an integral part to our summer staff and lead by example in their effort and relational skills they bring to their role.

Trip Camp Director

At least 25 years old

**Must be at least 25 years old and available to work July 8 – August 17, 2019.  Additional weeks available for the right candidate.**

The Trip Camp Director is responsible for coordinating the logistics of all Trip Camp trips.  Summer at LA runs 4 consecutive weeks of trip camp, for a total of 20-25 different trips.  Duties include coordinating transportation to and from trip sites (majority of the time, Trip Camp Director is the main driver), confirming ticket reservations, logistics of each day, communication with camper families about important details for each trip, collection of trip specific permission slips, and additional logistics for trip destinations.  The Trip Camp Director is will lead each trip, supervise, and evaluate their Trip Camp Staff.  Applicants must be extremely organized and detailed-oriented.  In addition, the Trip Camp Director trains staff in procedures and plans rainy-day back-up options for canceled trips.  Experience with computers and Excel is preferred.  This is a driving intensive position, therefore for insurance purposes, applicants must be comfortable driving campers, have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.