Diversity and Inclusion Residential Camp Program
2016 Fall Season - Various Positions
The Discovery Center is an award-winning educational diversity, team-building, and academic program serving more than 4,000 students from grades 4 – 8 each year in Connecticut. Our mission is to shape positive attitudes about race and differences, reduce isolationism between urban and suburban communities, and improve math, science, and language arts skills. Through our programs, students gain an understanding and respect for diversity and inclusion and collectively develop tools to fight racism, classism and other forms of discrimination and exclusion within their lives.
The Residential Camp Program brings together 5th and 6th grade students from Connecticut's urban and suburban communities for diversity and social justice education, team-building, and academic experiences. Students attend during the academic year at the neutral site of Camp Woodstock in northeastern Connecticut--only one hour from both Hartford, CT and Providence, RI.
Our Residential Program has three main objectives:
We are hiring seasonal Residential Diversity Counselors, certified teachers, an Operations Director, a Registrations and Food Services Monitor, a Residential Nurse and a Facility Manager. We are looking for people who are passionate about our mission & available for the Fall season from 9/5/16 - 11/20/16.
Residential Diversity Counselors facilitate diverse groups of students as they learn to live, work, and play together. Staff create a caring, supportive, exuberant and challenging learning environment and provide instruction in diversity, math, science, language arts, social studies and team building.
We have various positions available; housing included, meals provided while Camp is in session. This is a perfect opportunity to gain valuable experience in teaching, social justice education, outdoor education, group facilitation, and experience working on a diverse team.
The Discovery Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer, values all forms of diversity, and is passionate about promoting equitable opportunities for all.
We are hoping to fill positions as soon as possible! Please see job descriptions and fill out a preliminary application at: https://discoverycenter.campmanagement.com/apply