Hearts to Art Summer Camp Group Leader
This unique camp brings together young people between the ages of 7 and 14 who have experienced the death of a parent to celebrate the healing power of creative play. Through the exploration and creation of theatre, music, and dance, Hearts to Art encourages communication and collaboration, fosters emotional growth, and provides friendship, compassion and community. Through interaction with young people who have experienced a similar loss, campers understand they are not alone.Group LeadersGroup Leaders are the mentors and first point of contact for campers. Group Leaders execute logistical responsibilities such as the movement of campers from one activity to the next; coordination and facilitation of camper sign in and out, they are mentors, team leaders and the building blocks of our community working not only with our campers but also our Junior Counselors (former campers who have aged out and are returning in a working capacity). Group Leader’s must be creative, responsive, energetic and flexible. The ideal candidate will be individuals with the ability to serve as positive role models, will have previous experience working with young people in a camp or educational setting, arts experience a plus though not necessary, and will have educational or professional experience with and/or clear passion for art as a tool to address loss and trauma.All Staff must be available for the entire duration of both camp sessions in addition to paid staff trainings:
June/July TBD staff training and lesson prep at the Auditorium TheatreJuly 6- 17, 2020 from 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday, Camp Session 1 (ages 7-10)July 20- July 31, 2019 from 8:30AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday, Camp Session 2 (ages 11-14)Certain positions may have earlier start time and later end times Hearts to Art enthusiastically welcomes candidates that reflect the tremendous diversity of the Greater Chicago Area.
All ethnicities, genders and identities are encouraged. Roosevelt University is a national leader in educating socially conscious citizens for active and dedicated lives as leaders in their professions and their communities.
Please email your cover letter & resume to email@example.com by February 21.
For more information visit HeartstoArt.org!