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Art and History Assistant Camp Director/First Aider

The Greenwich Historical Society Art and History Camp runs for a three week term from July 8th to July 26th averaging 20-25 campers per week. There are two weeks of our Jr. age camp (2nd-4th grade) and one week of our Sr. age camp (5th-8th grade). The camp is rooted in the history of the Bush-Holley House, focusing on the colonial time period for its history themed weeks and the works of the Cos Cob Art Colony for its art themed weeks.

The Assistant Camp Director/First Aider helps run the daily activities of the camp and oversees the medical needs of the campers. The Assistant Camp Director/First Aider is an hourly position, from 9:00-3:00 for the 3 weeks of camp plus the week before for set up, minus the 4th of July. This comes to a total of 114 hours.

The Assistant Camp Director/First Aider must be First Aid/CPR certified and have up-to-date Mandated Reporter Training. If they are not already, the Historical Society will pay for the training.

The Assistant Camp Director/First Aider must undergo a background check through the CT Department of Early Childhood, as required by the State.

$20 per hour. To apply send cover letter and resume to


This position requires a college degree, experience in working with children, teens, and young adults, and the ability to keep cool during medical situations.

Physical Requirements: This position requires the ability to present yourself in a professional manner, communicate, listen to others, observe others’ actions, plan and organize, and physically move about the camp property in various environmental conditions.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Help run the daily operation of the summer camp including programs and camper supervision

­ Assist in running the daily programs for campers alongside the camp director

– Assist with programming presented by outside services

-Oversee camper drop-off and pick-up

-Help set up and breakdown daily camp activities

2. Oversee the medical needs of campers

-Be the first one to act in a medical emergency

-Be first Aid/CPR certified

– Follow the medical plan as written out by the off-site camp doctor

-Make sure the first aid kit is fully stocked

-Collect medicine, epi-pens and inhalers from parents on the first day of camp and return them on the last

-Records all medical events in the camp medical log

-Drop off the medical log to the offsite camp doctor every Friday for it to be signed

Other Job Duties:

­ Any tasks that may arise related to the success of the summer camp program.