1870 Farm is hiring for the 2017 Summer Camp. If you are passionate about the outdoors, farm animals and children, we would love to talk with you. We hire both lead teachers and assistant counselors. Lead teachers are required to have some experience working with children in a group setting. Please see below for more details about each position.The deadline for applying for these positions is March 1, 2017. If you would like to join our summer community, we would love to hear from. Please submit a brief cover letter and resume. We do not respond to incomplete applications. Your cover letter should summarize why we are a good fit for you and you are a good fit for us. We can't wait to hear from you!
1870 Farm Summer Camp offers specialty classes in visual art and drama, tinkering, animal care and fishing, gardening and cooking, and outdoor games and farm activities. We seek artists, tinkerers, gardeners, as well as folks skilled in outdoor game development, life on a farm activities, fishing and teaching others to cook (farm to table theme). All lead teachers must create lesson plans for each week of teaching (submitted to the farm by April 1) and provide directors with a list of needed supplies. Our camp operates for 11 weeks of the summer and lead teachers can teach the morning or afternoon session (or both). We are flexible about the number of weeks you would like to work throughout the summer. Salary is $16-$20 per hour, DOE.
Counselors are responsible for supporting campers throughout the day. Counselor hours each week are M-F 8:30-3:00pm. One day each week, each counselor assumes responsibility for morning care and after care. Counselors are not required to plan any lessons for the campers throughout the day, but will assist lead teachers in their activities with the children. Counseling at 1870 Farm Summer Camp is a fantastic adventure if you love the outdoors, farm animals, gardening, fishing and cooking! Please send is a brief cover letter telling us about your experience working with children and what you can offer to our staff community. No resume is required. Salary is $12-14 per hour.