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Work at Fessenden Summer Camps

Working with children at Fessenden is an enriching and rewarding way to spend your summer. You will give a lot of yourself, and you will get it back in return. It’s hard work, fun work, and fulfilling work. You will learn about kids and you will learn about yourself. You will grow in ways that you expect and in ways that you never imagined. Be outside, make great friends, and have a great time!

If this sounds like something you are interested in, then we would love to hear from you!

Summer 2024 Openings

Are you ready to be inspired?

Working with children at Fessenden is an enriching and rewarding way to spend your summer. You will give a lot of yourself, and you will get it back in return. It’s hard work, fun work, and fulfilling work. You will learn about kids and you will learn about yourself. You will grow in ways that you expect and in ways that you never imagined. Be outside, make great friends, and have a great time!

If this sounds like something you are interested in, then we would love to hear from you!

We are no longer hiring for the 2024 summer season. Please check back for open Summer 2025 positions!

Director Positions

STEM Camps Director

Seasonal
Full Time

Position Summary:

STEM Camp Director leads and actively engages in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program in both the Day Camp and specialty area for campers ages 6-13 (age range varies for each specialty camp). The program focuses on skills for the activity and for life, such as collaboration, healthy competition, being active, creativity, confidence, and having fun. Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 10th-August 23rd) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Flexible schedules (half day or flexible weeks) available. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position.

Responsibilities:

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers in group.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors. 
  • Assist instructors and be able to lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the program.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Assist in teaching and guiding campers, CITs in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the program, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes. 
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate. 
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in your specialty area (STEM).
  • Demonstrated experience being a part of the specialty activity and/or working with and leading children preferably in the specialty.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in your assigned area and the ability to teach these skills to campers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing. 
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by specialty program).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the specialty program.

Counselor Positions

Day Camp Group Counselor

Seasonal

General Group Counselor is active, energetic, creative, and caring, and enjoys working with children in a team atmosphere with other counselors and staff. A Senior Counselor is responsible for leading a group of approximately 12-18 campers in a safe, inclusive, positive, enriching, and fun way. A Counselor is responsible for the emotional and physical safety of individual campers in the group, and for healthy group dynamics. This position leads some activities for their group and travels with their group to activities led by Specialists where this position assists and participates. 

The position is for the full eight-week season (June 24th-August 16th) including events and staff training dates the week before camp starts. Additional working weeks in June and August can be contracted. This is a seasonal position. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading children.
  • Ability to teach and lead various recreational activities.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a
  • cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
 

Responsibilities

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, safety, well-being and happiness of campers in groups.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors.
  • Uphold all policies and philosophies of the Fessenden Day Camp.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp
  • Actively participate in all aspects of the campers’ day and assist specialists at activities.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their strengths, interests, and needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Set a good example for junior counselor(s), campers, and coworkers in all areas, including health and safety, accountability, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Mentor junior counselor(s) and CITs in their development as professionals and leaders in training at camp.
  • Meet/communicate regularly with direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire camp season and to attend all staff training sessions
  • before and during camp season. There may also be at least two days during the camp season you will be required to stay late for special events.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • Ability to reasonably participate in all activities in the camper’s day.
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.

Seasonal

Coding Counselor assists in leading and actively engaging in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program in both the Day Camp and specialty area for campers ages 6-13 (age range varies for each specialty camp). The program focuses on skills for the activity and for life, such as collaboration, healthy competition, being active, creativity, confidence, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 10th-August 23rd) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Flexible schedules available. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in your specialty area (Coding).
  • Demonstrated experience being a part of the specialty activity and/or working with and leading children preferably in the specialty.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in your assigned area and the ability to teach these skills to campers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers in group.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors.
  • Assist instructors and be able to lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the program.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Assist in teaching and guiding campers, CITs in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the program, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by specialty program).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the specialty program.

Seasonal

Music and Video Production Counselor assists in leading and actively engaging in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program in both the Day Camp and specialty area for campers ages 6 – 13 (age range varies for each specialty camp). The program focuses on skills for the activity and for life, such as collaboration, healthy competition, being active, creativity, confidence, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 24th-August 16th) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position. 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in your specialty area (Music and Video Production).
  • Demonstrated experience being a part of the specialty activity and/or working with and leading children preferably in the specialty.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in your assigned area and the ability to teach these skills to campers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers in group.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors.
  • Assist instructors and be able to lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the program.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Assist in teaching and guiding campers, CITs in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the program, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by specialty program).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the specialty program.

Seasonal

STEM Counselor assists in leading and actively engaging in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program in both the Day Camp and specialty area for campers ages 6 – 13 (age range varies for each specialty camp). The program focuses on skills for the activity and for life, such as collaboration, healthy competition, being active, creativity, confidence, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 10th-August 23rd) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in your specialty area (STEM).
  • Demonstrated experience being a part of the specialty activity and/or working with and leading children preferably in the specialty.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in your assigned area and the ability to teach these skills to campers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers in group.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors.
  • Assist instructors and be able to lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the program.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Assist in teaching and guiding campers, CITs in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the program, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by specialty program).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the specialty program.

Seasonal

The Tennis Counselors helps the tennis specialist lead and actively engage in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun tennis program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for tennis, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full seven-week season (June 10th-July 26th) and to attend staff training dates the week before camp starts. Additional working weeks in June and August can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Training/certification and/or experience in tennis, recreational, and cooperative games.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and leading children preferably in tennis.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in tennis and games and the ability to teach these skills to campers of all ages and staff in an inclusive, creative, and fun way.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 19 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in tennis and games.
  • Uphold all policies and philosophies of the Fessenden Day Camp.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating safely, successfully, and appropriately in all aspects of activity, including proper use of equipment.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct regular cleaning and check of specialty area and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Meet/communicate regularly with direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire camp season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during camp season. There may also be at least two days during the camp season you will be required to stay late for special events.
  • Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • High activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, jumping, and playing sports and games.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the tennis and games activities.
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.

Seasonal

Theater Counselor assists in leading and actively engages in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program in both the Day Camp and specialty area for campers ages 6 – 13 (age range varies for each specialty camp). The program focuses on skills for the activity and for life, such as collaboration, healthy competition, being active, creativity, confidence, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 10-August 23) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in your specialty area (Theatre).
  • Demonstrated experience being a part of the specialty activity and/or working with and leading children preferably in the specialty.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in your assigned area and the ability to teach these skills to campers.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Take primary responsibility for the health, well-being and happiness of campers in group.
  • Take lead in creating a positive and inclusive group environment working with coworkers and superiors.
  • Assist instructors and be able to lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the program.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Assist in teaching and guiding campers, CITs in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the program, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Develop a relationship with each camper in group and learn their needs.
  • Encourage respect for self, others, personal property, and camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be part of regular cleaning and checks of group and activity areas and equipment according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and collaboration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-4:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training
  • sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by specialty program).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the specialty program.

Coaching Positions

Baseball Camp Coach

Baseball Coaches lead and actively engage in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun baseball program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for baseball, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full 2 week season and to attend staff training dates before camp starts between June 10th-June 21st. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children
  • preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a
  • cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment..
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

Basketball Coach Counselor leads and actively engages in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun basketball program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for basketball, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full 2 week season and to attend staff training dates before camp starts between June 10th-21st. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and Staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

 

Flag Football Instructor leads and actively engages in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun flag football program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for flag football, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the full 2 week season and to attend staff training dates before camp starts between June 10th-21st. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

Hockey Coaches lead and actively engage in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun hockey program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for hockey, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the weeks of August 12-16th and 19-23rd. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and Staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

Lacrosse Coaches lead and actively engage in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun Lacrosse program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for lacrosse, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun.

Candidates must be available to work the weeks of June 10-21st. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and Staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.
 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

Seasonal

Play it All Sports Coach leads and actively engages in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun activity program for campers ages 5 – 7. The program should focus on skills for the activity and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, creativity, confidence, and having fun. The position helps directors plan, coordinate and run camp events.

Candidates must be available to work the full program season (June 10th-June 21st, and/or August 19-23rd) and be able to attend staff training dates before camp starts. Additional working weeks can be contracted during the camp season. This is a seasonal position.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in a variety of sports and games.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.
 

Responsibilities

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group
  • staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training
  • sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations
  • and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.

Soccer Coaches lead and actively engage in a safe, organized, meaningful, enriching, and fun soccer program for groups of campers primarily ages 6-13. The program should focus on skills for soccer, athletics and for life, such as teamwork, healthy competition, being active and healthy, and having fun. 

Candidates must be available to work the week of August 19-23rd. Additional working weeks and hours in the summer can be contracted. This is a seasonal position.

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Training/certification and/or experience in the sport.
  • Demonstrated experience playing and coaching the sport and/or working with and leading children preferably in the sport.
  • Desire and ability to supervise, lead, and positively manage campers and work with other staff in a cooperative, team-oriented camp atmosphere.
  • Knowledge and skills in the sport and the ability to teach these skills to campers and staff.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Possess excellent character, integrity, adaptability, patience, self-control, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Pass a MA State run background check including a CORI and SORI.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Formulate, plan, and lead age appropriate, safe, and enriching activities in the sport.
  • Follow and uphold all policies and philosophies of Fessenden Summer Camps.
  • Follow and uphold all state and local health and safety regulations and guidelines and those set by the Camp.
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in your activity area during staff training and throughout the season.
  • Teach and guide campers, CITs, and coworkers in participating successfully and appropriately in all aspects of the sport and related activities, including proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Conduct initial, in-season, and end-of-season inventories, assuring appropriate supplies for activity and storage of the supplies.
  • Conduct and ensure regular cleaning and checks of spaces and equipment are being performed by group staff according to health and safety protocols.
  • Participate in and assist in running camp events and initiatives.
  • Communicate regularly with the direct supervisor regarding concerns, updates, challenges, and successes.
  • Communicate with parents about their child when necessary and appropriate.
  • Set a good example for campers and coworkers in all areas, including but not limited to health and safety, accountability, fairness, organization, punctuality, following the rules, and sportsmanship.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and Director.

 

Job Requirements

  • Available 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday – Friday for the entire program season and to attend all staff training sessions before and during program season.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate health and safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Occasional lifting, bending, and climbing stairs.
  • Frequent talking, listening, walking, sitting, and standing.
  • At least some high activity which may include dancing, running, swimming, and jumping (amount varies by sport).
  • Possess the visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Be able to lead and fully participate in the sport.