Summer Camp Classroom Intern

Summer Camp Classroom Intern

We are looking for individuals who are responsible, enthusiastic, and passionate about working with youth to work with campers and the Summer Camp Staff to assist in classrooms during the 11 weeks of Summer Camp. Summer Camp Classroom Interns will work Monday through Friday including hours between 8:30am and 5:00pm.  This position begins on June 12th and goes until August 25th.  Applicants must be able to commit to all 11 weeks and staff orientation days the week prior.

Classroom Intern Responsibilities:

  • Assist Educators with preparing supplies, maintaining the classroom, and facilitating activities and projects
  • Lead games and activities and interact with campers at lunch, recess, and other play times
  • Enforce behavior protocols, help children resolve conflicts appropriately, and intervene when children are having behavior issues
  • Bring a positive attitude, enthusiasm, and encourage participation from all campers
  • Assist with daily camp operations such as camper check-in, lunch, snack, recess, check-out, and supply gathering
  • Assist Summer Camp Support Staff with supply inventory, overseeing camp documents, communication with parents, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Loves to work with kids
  • Experience supervising children in an informal setting
  • Must enjoy a fast-paced environment and have experience working with youth
  • Flexible, problem-solver and willing to perform a wide variety of tasks to help the team
  • Comfortable assisting with camps focused on an array of subject matter including science, technology, design, and engineering
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills and extreme care for details
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people; excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Self-starter able to work independently with minimal supervision

To apply, send resume with references to Human Resources Department at human.resources@discoveryworld.org or mail to Discovery World/Attn:Caitlynn Jahr, 500 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202.  Resumes sent without references will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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