Kids Camp Assistant

Job Description

SpringSpot is seeking a self-motivated and entrepreneurial Kids Camp Assistant who loves kids and wants to make a difference in the world.  He or she will join a talented and mission-driven team to delight and enrich kids in our Fall Camp. The Kids Camp Assistant will help ensure that each camp session runs smoothly, supporting the Kids Camp Instructor to facilitate activities, manage the class online, and help create a warm, welcoming, and fun environment for all campers. This role offers a great opportunity to build experience working with youth and build a skill set as a kids wellness instructor and to build project management skills.

General Requirements

  • High school diploma (some college preferred)

  • 1+ years of experience in the wellness world (fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, or related fields) 

  • 1+ years of experience teaching or working with youth (teacher, camp counselor, after school program work, coaching, etc) 

  • High proficiency with features of Zoom and Google Docs 

  • And…

    • Is enthusiastic about working with kids

    • Has excellent, clear communication skills, especially with kids and families

    • Is organized, timely, and accountable 

    • Is excited to support the Kids Camp Instructor 

    • Is creative, flexible, and excited to learn  

Responsibilities

  • Manage the technological demands of a synchronous online environment with elementary aged kids 

    • Note: “Fall Camp” synchronous online sessions will take place on weekday afternoons from 4 - 5:30pm. 

  • Support with facilitation and implementation of camp activities during class 

  • Model activities and movements for the campers, as instructed by the Kids Camp Instructor 

  • Support with the development, coordination, and distribution of personalized “Camper Boxes” at the beginning of each camp session 

  • Attend weekly team meetings and respond to emails in a timely manner

  • Have additional passions and can bring something unique to a growing and mission-driven business to help drive the success of the business

 

Further Job Details

Job Type: Part-Time

Salary: $300 - $500 per month depending on experience

Education: High School Diploma (some college preferred)

Benefits

  • Chance to join an exciting startup with big goals to reach and impact the lives of parents and kids everywhere 

  • Opportunity to collaborate with educators on camp programming themes and activities

  • Work in the health and wellbeing industry and join a talented team, building a  business that matters

  • Tech-savvy tools and resources

  • Unlimited access to SpringSpot’s On Demand Video content for Adults and Kids while you remain an assistant. 

  • Outside of teaching, SpringSpot teachers can take complimentary adult SpringSpot classes.

 

Hours per week 

  • 10 - 12 hours per week

Company Description

SpringSpot is a family wellbeing company, whose mission is to empower families to improve their health and wellbeing while promoting physical literacy and mental health for their kids. With SpringSpot, parents no longer have to choose between taking care of their kids *or* taking care of themselves. 

SpringSpot operates on a set of guiding principles that underscore all the work that we do. Through our products and programming:

  • We foster connection: We foster family connections that are more fun and less stressful.  We reduce the friction when your family is together and make time together more pleasant.
     

  • We simplify your life: We make it easy for families to choose what to do and help them know why to do it. 

 

  • We make healthy activities more fun: We make it enjoyable to be healthy and to engage in healthy activities.  

 

  • We personalize for you: We add personal touches to make you feel special before, during, and after SpringSpot programming.
     

  • We make it accessible: Each activity is accessible for a variety of adults or kids 
     

  • We make it educative: Parents and children alike learn more about elements of wellbeing through taking our classes and courses. 

Currently, SpringSpot is establishing itself as a leader in the field of family wellbeing because of its intentional response to the COVID-19 health crisis. As a company, it is evolving its line of products and offerings in order to better meet families where they are and support their wellness even in uncertain times. 

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