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Summer Camp Director
 
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled
The Town of Gorham is accepting applications for the position of Summer Camp Director during the months of June through August. This is a temporary position averaging 40 hours per week.
Town of Gorham’s Recreation Department is seeking a highly responsible, patient and enthusiastic individual to supervise all Camp Counselors and Counselors-in-training. The ideal candidate must have the ability to connect with all age groups, to plan safe and exciting activities for summer camp participants and respond effectively to conflict. Perhaps most importantly, the Summer Camp Director must know how to have FUN! The pay range is $15 to $17 per hour.
REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of 2 years’ prior related experience working with children in a structured setting required. Prior experience in a responsible leadership or supervisory role required. Post-secondary coursework and/or certifications in a related field preferred. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered. Must be able to work as scheduled for the entire duration of the summer camp program.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application.
 
 
 
 
Summer Camp Counselor
 
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled
Town of Gorham Recreation Department is seeking energetic, patient, and highly responsible individuals interested in being Summer Camp Counselors during the months of June through August. This is a temporary position averaging 40 hours per week.
Summer Camp Counselors assist the Summer Camp Director in providing a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience for children enrolled in the Summer Camp program. Duties include carrying out the daily camp schedule and promoting camper involvement in all activities. Counselors must be willing to remain attentive to campers and engaged at all times by actively participating in camp activities and role modeling positive behaviors. Pay starts at $12 per hour, but candidates with current CPR/First Aid certification and/or Lifeguard certification are eligible for additional compensation.
REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to work as scheduled for the duration of the camp program. A minimum of 1 year related experience working with school-age children required. CPR/First Aid Certification and/or Lifeguard Certification strongly desired. Other relevant certifications a plus. Preference will be given to candidates having prior experience in a responsible leadership role. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application.
 
 
 
Summer Camp Field Trip Counselor
 
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled
The Town of Gorham’s Recreation Department is seeking energetic, patient and fun-loving individuals interested in being a Summer Camp Field Trip Counselor during the months of June through August. This is a seasonal position averaging 10 – 30 hours per week.
Field Trip Counselors assist Camp Counselors in maintaining the safety and well-being of campers at all times while on field trips, especially during aquatic activities. Duties include actively participating with campers in camp activities, helping ensure campers are accounted for at all times, and encouraging camper involvement in activities. Field Trip Counselors act as positive role models to campers and help Camp Counselors provide a safe, healthy, and fun
experience for camp program participants. Pay starts at $12 per hour, but candidates with current CPR/First Aid certification and/or Lifeguard certification are eligible for additional compensation.

REQUIREMENTS: Must enjoy working with children. Prior experience with children preferred.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit a Town of Gorham Employment Application.