Camp Wonderful, a new New York based Summer Camp for Grown Ups, is building a team.

We’re planning an epic, weird, wonderful summer camp event and it will take an awesome team of people to make this happen. It’s people that make stuff happen. So we’re looking for you.

This project is full steam ahead — camp starts August 25 and we'll set up on the 22nd — some pre production will start earlier in August in CT.

All roles are multidisciplinary. All roles start ASAP. Pay negotiable.

HQ in Brooklyn with one week at camp.

TO APPLY: EMAIL RESUME, LINKS, AND COVER LETTER TO JONAH@CAMPWONDERFUL.COM

Hiring for LOGISTICS, and ADMIN SUPPORT - SEE BELOW FOR DESCRIPTIONS.

We are doing what we can to attract a diverse population to join our team. We enthusiastically invite folks of all backgrounds and identities to apply - and we also welcome input about how to improve in this area.


 

Counselor // Playshop Facilitator

(open until Friday, June 23rd, 2017)

Camp is about connection, safety, inclusivity, listening, and silliness. And s’mores, sometimes.

You facilitate connection, support group bonding, listen, share, and model courage and curiosity - the main ingredients of play.

Counselors will lead the way holding the space of camp, you encourage and inspire wonder and playfulness, help villages/cabins bond, and support campers as they navigate the weekend.

You may run a playshop, help with color wars, facilitate free-time shenanigans, or you might have other big ideas about what happens at Camp Wonderful and collaborate with the team to bring them to life.

You may also be called on to support other programming or production - so you come to camp with a spirit of generosity.

Supporter of campers, carer for self and other, co-creator of wonderful worlds.

It’s handy if you’re familiar with summer camp culture.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Very high work ethic and ability to work long hours with a good attitude.

  • Willingness to be publicly visible at camp - campers will see you and know you are a person they can go to for support.

  • Ability to communicate needs and advocate for themselves and others when necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In pre-camp, work with Head Counselor and Director to co-create and augment Camp Wonderful programming.

  • Facilitate regular camper/group check-ins.

  • Run activities. Support others running activities.

  • Being a counselor can be different for everyone - it’s most important that you’re game to play and work hard. 

VALUES

  • Camp Wonderful welcomes all genders, ethnicities, backgrounds, persuasions, proclivities etc. It is important that counselors be willing to consider the community from an intersectional perspective.

  • We ask counselors to be social justice advocates - and we take issues of bigotry, racism, sexism, homophobia etc seriously.

  • Peaceful conflict resolution, non-violent communication, anti-oppression.

We welcome people from all backgrounds, representing any identity, to apply.


 

Production Manager // Logistics Coordinator

Camp is a logistical and creative adventure. You are an expert generalist, a human-of-all trades with a multidisciplinary set of creative abilities.

Task master, spreadsheet wizard, builder/carpenter/electrician.

You might have a background in theater, film, or some kind of event production and it’s handy if you’re familiar with summer camp culture.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Very high work ethic and ability to work long hours on a short timeline.

  • Creative problem solving, ability to pivot, rework, and invent solutions to weird production problems.

  • Understanding of basic electrics, carpentry, rigging.

  • Ability to stay calm and kind under pressure.

  • Must play well with others.

  • Previous experience in production, live events i.e. music festival, theater, film set.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and manage the technical execution of the Camp Wonderful experience.

  • Figure out how to get people’s bags from the bus to their cabins.

  • Install lighting effects in the forest to make it look beautiful.

  • Build and secure event areas, schedule and info booth, canteen, gathering spaces etc where campers will visit to see what’s going on throughout the weekend.

We welcome people from all backgrounds, representing any identity, to apply.

TO APPLY: EMAIL RESUME, LINKS, AND COVER LETTER TO JONAH@CAMPWONDERFUL.COM


 

Administrative Support // Department of Camper Success

Camp is a logistical and creative adventure. You are calm and collected in the face of massive amounts of incoming data. You like spreadsheets. You are good on the phone and well written in email communications.

Task master, spreadsheet wizard, systems thinker, detail attender.

You might have a background in theater, film, or some kind of event production.

It’s handy if you’re familiar with summer camp culture.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Very high work ethic and ability to work long hours on a short timeline.

  • Creative problem solving, task follow through.

  • Computer, calendar, email, google drive management.

  • Ability to stay calm and kind under pressure.

  • Must play well with others.

Responsibilities

  • Communicate with incoming campers to ensure their safe, prepared arrival.

  • Organize bus transportation, sleeping arrangements, activity scheduling.

  • Support Camp Wonderful office in administrative tasks.

  • Research and brand outreach.

We welcome people from all backgrounds, representing any identity, to apply.

TO APPLY: EMAIL RESUME, LINKS, AND COVER LETTER TO JONAH@CAMPWONDERFUL.COM