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STEAM Camp Counselor - Extra Help

Governors State University
University Park, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024

Job Details


This is a temporary assignment that will end on August 15, 2024, or when funding or hours is exhausted.

Steam Camp Counselor
Camp Dates will be from July 15 – 31, 2024 – the position will be full-time during these weeks!
There will be training starting June 1, 2024, Students must pass an extensive background check and complete full Infant/Child and Adult CPR/AED training.
The hourly rate of pay: $15 – $20.00 per hour.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Governors State University (GovState) STEAM Camp Counselor will assist in developing, coordinating, leading or directly supporting applied science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics-related activities for students enrolled in GovState’s STEAM Camp in conjunction with GovState faculty, students, alumni, volunteers and staff.
The STEAM Camp Counselor leads children through a variety of STEAM-related activities taught by GovState faculty, student and community volunteers.
  • Engages children in interactive STEAM activities including science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics-related programs.
  • Positive, upbeat, courteous, cooperative, customer service orientated, and interested in the fields of education particularly for middle, to older children. Target ages 10 – 17.
  • Experience with working with children with disabilities.
  • Ability to tolerate loud noise.
  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, use hands, objects, tools, or controls.
  • Ability to participate as a chaperone on a school bus.
Required and Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds.
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Desire to learn new skills, information, and computer systems.
  • Ability to approach challenges creatively.
Desired Qualifications:
  • STEAM Camp Counselor should be motivated with an interest and aptitude in teaching/ supporting the delivery of STEAM-related content and mentoring children ranging in age from 10 to 17, in small and medium-sized group formats through a variety of indoor and outdoor lab, field trips and practical activities.
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver content in a learning environment with supporting content creation software.
  • Evidence of subject matter expertise in one or more relevant STEAM Camp disciplines (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics).
  • Strong English skills and writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and accurate attention to detail
Supplemental Information

Please attach these required documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of three references with current contact information


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