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      Lisa HenryLisa Henry
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      Description
      • This is a seasonal/temporary position with the Watson-Brown Foundation.
      Duration: May 28 – August 2, 2019

      Location of Position:
      Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson, GA
      http://www.hickory-hill.org
      http://www.watson-brown.org

      Additional Information: Franke Smith, fsmith@hickory-hill.org

      TO APPLY:
      By February 28th, email or snail mail the following:
      Cover Letter outlining why you are the best candidate for the position
      Current Resume
      Completed application form: http://www.hickory-hill.org/education-1/#summer-camp
      Email to: mzupan@hickory-hill.org
      Snail mail: Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson, GA 30824

      Pay & Benefits:
      • $1600 per month, paid bi-weekly
      • Furnished cottage on-site, includes all utilities & laundry facilities
      • Wireless internet
      • 2 uniform shirts
      • Internship credit can be arranged.

      Do you enjoy working with children and spending time outdoors? We are looking for a positive and enthusiastic Summer Camp Counselor who enjoys leading children through a variety of outdoor and indoor summertime activities. You will lead children between 10 and 17 years of age during weekly themed camps throughout the summer A typical day for Summer Camp Counselor could include:
      • Participating in a friendly game of capture the flag
      • Teaching kids how to grow plants
      • Exploring the wonders of an archaeological excavation
      • Building simple machines
      • Educating kids about alternative energies
      • Supervising a nature hike
      • Interacting with parents and summer camp attendees to build lasting relationships

      Duties & Responsibilities
      • Continually keep campers active and engaged in fun and challenging activities while maintaining a safe environment
      • Follow and execute activities according to pre-designed daily lesson plans
      • Lead a group of up to 12 campers with a fun, positive and outgoing attitude
      • Act as a role model to all children attending camp
      • Interact with children, parents/guardians and co-workers in a professional manner at all times
      • Understand and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures for camps
      • Immediately report suspicious or inappropriate behaviors or abuse relating to youth

      Minimum Qualifications
      • High School Diploma, currently enrolled in College or University
      • One year working in a camp environment or coaching/teaching children
      • US Citizen residing in the US

      Licenses / Certifications / Registrations
      • First Aid/CPR certification is helpful but not required

      Other Requirements
      Applicants must complete all state DECAL requirements within their first week of training:
      • Criminal Background Check
      • Drug screening
      • All required vaccinations – MMR, Tetanus
      • DECAL training modules
      • Other training required by Watson-Brown


      Michelle Zupan
      Curator
      Hickory Hill & the Tom Watson Birthplace
      502 Hickory Hill Drive
      Thomson, GA 30824
      706-595-7777
      FAX: 706-595-7177

      Visit us at http://www.hickory-hill.org or on Facebook.
      Follow us on Twitter: HHEducation

      Historic homes of the Watson-Brown Foundation, Inc.

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