Summer Camp Counselor

DEPARTMENT: Learning & Community Engagement (L.A.C.E.)

POSITION: Summer Camp Counselor

REPORTS TO: Director of Learning & Community Engagement

JOB TYPE: Seasonal/Summer

START DATE: July 2023

COMPENSATION: Range between $11.50-13.00 per hour.


ABOUT THE REP:

The Rep is the St. Louis region’s most honored live professional theatre company. Founded in 1966, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is a fully professional theatrical operation belonging to the League of Resident Theatres, The League of St. Louis Theatres and is a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Inc., the national service organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre.

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR STATEMENT

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is committed to elevating and celebrating our shared humanity through transformational live theatre and programs that cultivate community.  The Rep is going through a significant season of evolution. This is a moment of intentional internal evaluation, expansion and reinvestment in the creation, access, and impact of our work.  We believe in dynamic, welcoming, bold, innovative art with exceptional production quality and craftsmanship. We believe diversity is a value in every sector of our theatre and center the idea of life-long learning off and on the stage. There has never been a better time to join The Rep family.  We are looking for a Summer Camp Counselor that embraces these values and seeks to be a thought-leading voice as we build strong, sustainable, equitable processes to support exceptional artistry. I believe in the fundamental power of our artform to transform lives and community.  As Artistic Director, I welcome you to bring the whole of your ingenuity, your dreams, and your talents to the theatre.  Let’s craft the future of the American Theatre together.

-Hana S. Sharif

 

MISSION, VISION, AND VALUES

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Repertory Theater of St. Louis is in search of part-time employees to work as counselors for summer camp. A Rep Summer Camp Counselor is a college student with an interest in theater, performing arts, multimedia, education, or some other related field. The counselors will help teachers and staff manage camp throughout the day and will be working hands-on with campers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead group activities and monitor campers
  • Respond to incidents, such as behavioral problems or accidents.
  • Log events and maintain records relating to camp daily activities.
  • Discuss camper participation and concerns with parents and other camp staff members.
  • Participate in trainings and camp staff meetings.
  • Support the administrative team by setting up classrooms, posting signage, managing drop off/pick up.
  • Administering first aid, when necessary.

SUMMER DATES

  • Planning and training dates will be July 6-7, 2023.
  • Camp dates are July 10-August 4, 2023.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Cultural competency and awareness of popular youth culture.
  • Understanding of best practices for working with students with emotional, cognitive, and physical disabilities.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Fun, positive, and proactive personality.
  • Leadership skills and strong communication skills.

TO APPLY

*Before Applying: All Summer Camp Counselor candidates MUST be vaccinated, boosted, and be willing tested for COVID-19. Staff must be willing to comply with The Rep’s COVID protocols.

Please email a resume and cover letter to education@repstl.org with Camp Counselor as the subject.