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Position Title: Summer Camp Coordinator  
Reports to: Manager of Children and Youth Education  
Position Classification: Temporary, Part-Time  
Wage Classification: Hourly, Non-Exempt  
Start Date: Monday, June 10, 2024  
End Date: Friday, August 2, 2024  

JOB DESCRIPTION Under the supervision of Fleisher’s Manager of Children & Youth Education, the Summer Camp Coordinator provides logistical support for Fleisher’s 2024 Summer Camp. 

 

During the term, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM this position will provide support during lunch, class transitions, and class activities. The Afternoon Summer Camp Coordinator will provide student support as needed while camp classes are in session. From 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM this position is the point person and administrator of the “After Camp Club” for campers staying until 5:30 PM. This includes creating an agenda of activities, projects, and games for these students. This position requires a highly organized person with experience working with children 5 - 12. The ideal candidate would have excellent visitor service skills as well as a flexible working style.  

 

This position would work onsite from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM from Monday, June 10 to June 14 during their training. The schedule transitions to 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, from June 17 to August 2. This includes a mandatory training session for staff and faculty on Friday, June 14 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records, including incident reports and daily attendance.  
  • Provides conflict resolution should an incident between students occur. 
  • Support teaching artists, teaching assistants, and the manager of children & youth education with daily flow of activities and classes.  
  • Responsible for Morning Drop-Off or After Camp Club - including creating attendance sheets, checking students in and out, communications, and activity planning.  


QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Must be at least 18 years old.  
  • Experience working with children in formal or informal settings.  
  • Familiarity working with neurodivergent students preferred. 
  • Enthusiastic about spending time playing with children. 
  • Familiarity with art education. 
  • Ability to work as a team member with teaching artists, teaching assistants, and Fleisher staff.  
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks outside in various climates.  
  • Language skills in Spanish, Mandarin and Cantonese a plus.  
  • Clearances and Certifications required before the start of Camp:  
  • PA Child Abuse History  
  • FBI Background check with fingerprinting  
  • First AID and CPR Certification  



COMPENSATION $20/hour, Part Time (30 hours a week) Benefits for Temporary, Part-time Staff Include:  

  • Annual Household Membership to Fleisher Art Memorial.  
  • Tuition waived for one class or workshop per semester.  
  • Free admission to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  


 

TO APPLY If this description seems like a good match for your personality, skills, and career goals, please submit your cover letter, resume, and three references (all in one document) via Submittable. Please note your preference for the morning or afternoon role in your cover letter. No phone calls, or emails, please. Applications for this position will be accepted until May 3rd, or until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. 

 

Fleisher’s core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain a diverse and inclusive environment. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position. Fleisher strongly encourages individuals from marginalized and underrepresented groups to apply. Fleisher is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

 

ABOUT FLEISHER ART MEMORIAL Founded by industrialist Samuel S. Fleisher in 1898 as one of the nation’s first community-based art centers, Fleisher Art Memorial is renowned for its long-standing mission of making art accessible regardless of economic means, background, or artistic experience. In 2023, Fleisher celebrated its 125th anniversary as the center continues to provide free and low-cost studio art classes along with opportunities for emerging and seasoned artists to exhibit their work. Extensive arts education and community-based programming also reflects the organization’s commitment to serving and strengthening communities in Philadelphia by developing, sharing, and promoting creative resources. To learn more, visit fleisher.org.  

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