Lead Educator Responsibilities

  • Supervise and lead a group of up to 18 campers (K-9) through daily activities including environmental education programming, outdoor exploration, games, crafts, kayaking, etc.
  • Ensure children’s safety, manage behavior, and act as a role model and mentor
  • Create comprehensive lesson plans for week-long summer camp session and/or aftercare
  • Manage all aspects of AMM’s day camps including daily setup, clean up, and management of materials
  • Ensure the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter
  • Communicate with Education Center Staff regarding concerns, challenges, and camper experiences
  • Communicate proactively with and respectfully manage interns and volunteers
  • Assist and supervise campers while kayaking
  • Maintain accurate program records including health logs and daily attendance
  • Learn, understand, and implement camp emergency policies


Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Prior lesson planning experience
  • Strong organizational, group, and time management skills
  • Highly adaptable and able to problem solve
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, overall positive attitude, and willingness to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects, at least 50 pounds (kayaks and other equipment)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification required – Training available, if not already certified
  • Must obtain background checks

To apply, please send your resume, weeks of availability, and letter of interest to the Summer Camp Director at community@amaritime.org with your first and last name and “Summer Camp Lead Educator” in the subject line.