Summer Job: Athletic Director

By on February 13, 2013

Athletic Director
Job Location:
125 Lakeview Street – Sharon, MA, United States
Job Description:

The Athletic Director is responsible for managing a small team of coaches who instruct our land sports (basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, football, soccer, street hockey, ultimate frisbee, volleyball). The Athletic Director should also be able to coach one or more of the above sports, and have enough working knowledge of these sports to be able to provide feedback to the other coaches/instructors in their teaching ability, organization of their groups and the progressions of their drills and games. The management and care of our athletic equipment and lining of the fields is also the responsibility of the Athletic Director.

This role involves the organization and management of our land sports through a 9 week summer program, from June 24th to August 23rd. Staff training throughout June is also required. Regular Camp hours are 9-4, Monday to Friday. The Athletic Director is expected to arrive early to prepare for the day and stay later to debrief the day with the Camp Directors and/or other supervisors, and can expect an 8am to 4:30pm day. Communicating between departments is a crucial part of the job.

Applicants can expect to be out on the courts or the sports field for the majority of their day, either coaching or overseeing the coaching of others.

- Housing is NOT included. Staff must live in the local area.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT EVERWOOD DAY CAMP

What do you get out of the staff experience at Everwood Day Camp?

•Out of work hours you will forge wonderful friendships with our other staff members through our afternoon/evening staff activities! Sports (basketball, tennis, hockey, softball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee etc.), quiz nights, movie nights and more will be running regularly throughout the summer at Camp!

•Whether you work at Camp for one summer or fifty you will gain a lifetime membership to a warm, welcoming community of our staff, our campers and their families.

•An amazing experience where you will work hard, share your talents and enthusiasm and learn new skills that will be useful in future, as well as being a great resume booster.

•You will be more confident and improve (or add to) your ability to be: patient, kind, a leader, a teacher, creative, organized, inclusive, empathetic, spontaneous, independent, motivational and fun. It will be difficult to compare the person you are when you start at Camp to the person you become by the end of the summer.

•Are you seeking entrance to a college/university, a new job or an internship? A reference from one of our Camp Directors can help open doors for you.

•Paid summer employment.

•The satisfaction that you made a lasting difference in the lives of young people.

ABOUT EVERWOOD DAY CAMP

Imagine a place where children are part of an extraordinary summer camp community; where they will have fun, make friends, learn, grow and are inspired to be the best person they can be! Everwood Day Camp is that place! Our wide range of activities promote educational and personal growth, through our dynamic program of instruction in sports, arts, boating, swimming, nature and outdoor adventure. Everwood Day Camp provides a magnificent camp setting on 50 acres, surrounded by 100 foot pine trees, open green fields and the glistening 350 acre Lake Massapoag in Sharon.

Job Requirements:

Essential:

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children, co-workers and camp parents.
The ability to coach one or more of the following sports, and a working knowledge of as many as possible: basketball, baseball, softball, tennis, football, soccer, street hockey.
The ability to oversee, critique and approve a 9 week curriculum of age appropriate drills, games and progressions for the above sports for children aged 4-14.
Experience of working with children.
Great organizational skills.
22+

Preferred:

Experience of supervising staff.
Summer camp experience (either Day or Resident camp).
A background and education in childcare/education.
A teacher or someone training to be a teacher (or equivalent).

How To Apply:

We are currently preparing for the summer of 2013 and are accepting applications for many positions.

Candidates interested in employment with Everwood Day Camp are invited to to complete our online staff application.

Contact Information:

Contact:     Dane Pickles
Everwood Day Camp
125 Lakeview St.
Sharon, MA, United States 02067
Phone:     (781) 694-5829
Email:     dane@everwooddaycamp.com
Website:     http://www.everwooddaycamp.com/

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