The Foundation for a Meaningful Life
Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA

FaySummer Staff Openings

Join our Team this Summer!

FaySummer offers campers a host of enrichment experiences consistent with the quality and values of Fay School. Our expert teachers and caring counselors provide an engaging, safe, and nurturing environment that allows campers to try new activities, find new talents, and make new friends! Our FaySummer activities are age appropriate, and our Camp Counselors lead groups of campers that are organized by age.

We seek energetic, experienced, and enthusiastic individuals who love working with children (3 year-old preschoolers through rising 9th graders) to join our FaySummer Camp staff. Day Camp appointments are for 8 weeks, beginning with a week of staff training on June 19, in preparation for camp opening on June 24, 2019. FaySummer Day Camps run Monday through Friday, from June 24 to August 16, 2019. Residential Camp appointments are from July 8 to August 16, 2019.

FaySummer Staff Openings

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  • Adventure Camp Counselor - June 19 - August 16, 2019

    Description
    FaySummer seeks applicants for Adventure Camp Counselor to work during its 8-week summer camp program for children ages 10 to 15 years. Adventure Camp Counselors spend the day working with campers and staff, participating in activities, and ensuring the safe operations of the challenge course.
     
    The position will begin with staff training from June 19 - 21, in preparation for camp opening on June 24, 2019. When camp is in session, the normal work schedule is 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend hours may be available. Camp Counselors report to their Unit Leader and the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be enrolled in a college program. A bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children ages 10 to 15 in a camp, school, or child care setting are preferred. Experience or training in challenge course activities is preferred. The ability to schedule and supervise staff is required. Candidates are expected to be professional and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Attending all required orientation and training sessions
    • Contributing to the design and implementation of summer adventure programs including staff schedules, policies, and procedures
    • In collaboration with the Director of Auxiliary Programs, planning and supervising the daily operations of the challenge course, including safety inspections, general maintenance, staff assignments, and camper supervision
    • Interacting with staff and campers throughout the day to encourage community development
    • Understanding FaySummer emergency policies and procedures, and providing instruction to staff and campers about these procedures
    • Providing general care and safety oversight for all children attending FaySummer camps and direct care and oversight for children in assigned groups
    • Being knowledgeable about individual camper needs including allergies, medications, and special diets
    • Actively participating in all assigned duties and encouraging campers to participate in all activities
    • Modeling FaySummer’s standards of respect for all members of the community, dress code, good manners, kindness, and behavior; ensuring that campers understand and comply with these community expectations
    Interested candidates should send a resume and list of three references via email with the subject line “Adventure Camp Counselor” to summer@fayschool.org.
  • Camp Counselor - June 19 - August 16, 2019

     
    Description
    FaySummer seeks applicants for Camp Counselor to work during its 8-week summer camp program for children ages 10 to 15 years. Camp Counselors spend the day working with campers, participating in activities, helping campers make friends and try new things, while ensuring each child’s physical safety.
     
    The position will begin with staff training from June 19-21, in preparation for camp opening on June 24, 2019. When camp is in session, the normal work schedule is 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend hours may be available. Camp Counselors report to their Unit Leader and the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be enrolled in a college program. A bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children ages 10 to 15 in a camp, school, or child care setting are preferred. Candidates are expected to be professional, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and to have a high level of comfort giving direction when required.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Attending all required orientation and training sessions
    • Understanding and implementing FaySummer emergency policies and procedures
    • Providing general care and safety oversight for all children attending FaySummer camps and direct care and oversight for children in assigned groups
    • Being knowledgeable about individual camper needs including allergies, medications, and special diets
    • Actively participating in all assigned duties and encouraging campers to participate in all activities
    • Modeling FaySummer’s standards of respect for all members of the community, dress code, good manners, kindness, and behavior; ensuring that campers understand and comply with these community expectations
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and list of three references via email with the subject line “Camp Counselor” to summer@fayschool.org.
  • Resident Assistant - July 15 - August 12, 2019

    Description
    FaySummer seeks applicants for Resident Assistant (RA) to work during its overnight summer camp programs for children ages 10 to 15 years. RA’s directly supervise resident campers, create and maintain a positive residential environment, organize activities, and establish supportive, professional relationships with campers. RA’s are required to live on campus in dorm apartments. There is no charge for the apartment and meals may be taken in the Dining Room. The normal work schedule is two weekday nights (4:00 p.m. through 8:00 a.m. the next day) and alternate weekends. RA’s report to the Director of Summer Residential Life and the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and be enrolled in a college program. A bachelor’s degree and previous experience working with children ages 10 to 15 in a residential camp or school setting are preferred. The ability to work independently and as a team member is required. Candidates are expected to be professional and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Establishing and maintaining the behavioral expectations and community standards in accordance with the FaySummer Residential Camper Handbook
    • Modeling FaySummer’s standards of respect for all members of the community, dress code, good manners, kindness, and behavior; ensuring that campers understand and comply with these community expectations
    • Developing and implementing a program of social and community building activities, and establishing professional and supportive relationships with campers and other members of staff
    • Establishing and maintaining community relationships with the resident campers; being always approachable and available to address individual resident campers’ concerns and questions in a timely and supportive manner
    • Providing regular updates to the Director of Auxiliary Programs and Director of Summer Residential Life about individual student and dorm life issues
    • Understanding FaySummer emergency policies and procedures, and providing instruction to campers about these procedures
    • Providing care and safety oversight for all residential campers
    • Being knowledgeable about individual camper needs including allergies, medications, and special diets
    • Conducting check-in and check-out procedures during move-in and move-out days
    • Reporting any dorm maintenance needs, such as repairs or broken fixtures, to the Director of Summer Residence Life
    • Chaperoning weekend field trips to Boston and other locations in the New England area
     Interested candidates should send resume and list of three references via email with the subject line “Resident Assistant” to summer@fayschool.org.
  • Swim Instructor/Lifeguard - June 19 - August 16, 2019

    Description
    FaySummer seeks applicants for Swim Instructor/Lifeguard to work during its 8-week summer camp program for children ages 10 to 15 years. The position will begin with staff training during the week of June 17 in preparation for camp opening on June 24, 2019. When camp is in session, the normal work schedule is 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. On a rotating schedule, one day a week, the normal work schedule will be 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for extended swim time. Occasional weekend hours may be available.
     
    Aquatics staff work as a team to create a safe, fun, well-organized, and educational program that includes swim lessons, free swim, and swim tests. Lifeguard duties will include assisting in pool maintenance responsibilities. This is a seasonal position and is not eligible for benefits. The Swim Instructor/Lifeguard reports to the Aquatics Director and to the Director of Auxiliary Programs.
     
    Qualifications
    Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and hold a current lifeguard certification, as well as first aid, CPR, and AED certifications. Previous experience working with children ages 10 to 15 is preferred. Candidates are expected to be professional and to have a high level of comfort enforcing water safety procedures with campers and staff.
     
    Responsibilities include:
    • Assessing camper swimming abilities and delivering individualized swim instruction to teach water safety and to improve basic strokes
    • Developing and implementing deep-end swim test procedures
    • Assisting in pool maintenance tasks including vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, general clean-up, and lock-down of the pool area and equipment
    • Participating in all camp orientation programs
     
    Interested candidates should send a resume and list of three references via email with the subject line “Lifeguard” to summer@fayschool.org.