Employment Opportunities

Summer Camp and Part-Time Positions 2017

Newmarket Recreation Dept and Camp Wanna Iguana is now accepting job applications for a variety of positions including our fun, high energy outdoor summer day camp!  If you love working with children and enjoy being outside in the summer, then one of these jobs might be perfect for you.  Applications and (Resumes/References optional) must be in by March 15th.  Any applications or resumes received after that may still be taken into consideration if we have not found the right candidate for a particular position.

Newmarket Rec Summer Camp or Part-Time Job Application

Summer Camp Director:  During Summer Camp – Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
This position will be hired by April and will work under the supervision of the Recreation Director and Assistant Recreation Director for several hours a week up until Summer Camp starts.  This position will also assist in the hiring and training of all other counselors and positions that report directly to the Summer Camp Director.  Hours during the months of April-June are flexible.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, creative, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Previous summer camp administrative experience or related supervision experience is required.  Responsibilities will include supervising all summer staff in coordinating and running a 7 week summer day camp program.

Summer Camp Assistant Director: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Responsibilities will include supervising camp counselors, assistant the Summer Camp Director in cording and running other programs, activities and field trips (athletics, arts & crafts, supervise field trips, etc.).

Summer Camp General Administrator: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with children between 1st-9th grade, strong organizational and communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to supervise others while providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all.  Responsibilities will include supervising camp counselors, assistant the Summer Camp Director in cording and running other programs, activities and field trips (athletics, arts & crafts, supervise field trips, etc.).

Summer Camp Teen Coordinator: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
College age or graduate preferred.  Interested individuals should have the following qualifications: self-motivated, enthusiastic, enjoying working with teens, strong communication skills, ability to work well with peers and ability to train and supervise counselors and an overall desire to implement and run adventure base programs for our teenage campers.  Applicants must also have the ability to work independently (while under the Summer Camp Director’s supervision) in organizing, planning, coordinating and implementing the Summer Teen Program.

Summer Camp Preschool Coordinator: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-1:15pm (25hrs/week for 9 weeks)
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with creative energy who enjoys working with preschool age children.  Responsibilities include planning and implementing your own program, providing a safe and happy environment for the preschoolers in summer camp, promoting weekly activities and supervising Preschool Camp Counselors.  Interested candidates should have experience working with children (and playing with them), good organizational and communication skills with the ability to supervise others and an overall outgoing attitude.

Summer Camp and/or Part-time Special Events Program Coordinator: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (up to 40hrs/week for 7 weeks during camp and additional before and after camp) Note one of these positions at this level may be extended to a part-time position after camp.  We’re looking for a creative, self-motivator who loves to plan and coordinate crazy and fun special events and team games for our camp kids grades 1st-9th.  Applicants should have the following qualifications: organizational skills, experience running sports and creative games, giving direction to younger staff members and enjoy working outdoors with a motivational attitude.  Majoring in RMP or a similar field is a plus.

Summer Camp Friendship Facilitator and/or Counselors : Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for up to 8 weeks) This position is about fostering a positive and inclusive environment in our summer camp program by helping to build relationships between children of all ages and abilities.  We’re looking for an enthusiastic person with an open mind and a lot of patience.  Previous experience and/or training in adaptive/inclusive programming for special needs child is a plus.  This position will be under the supervision of the Summer Camp Director and Assistant Recreation Director.

Summer Camp Counselors and Teen Counselors: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 7 weeks)
Counselors must enjoy working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic while providing a safe and happy environment for their campers with excellent supervision skills.  Previous experience working with children or teens is a plus.

Summer Camp Front Desk Position: Hours are M-F 8:00am-5:00pm (40hrs/week for 9 weeks)
If you’re a real “people person” and love working with kids and adults then you’ll love this job.  Applicants should have the following qualifications: able to multi-task, organizational skills, some computer skills (word, excel), customer service experience, phone skills, love greeting the public and working with kids!

Summer Camp Junior Counselors: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 7 weeks)
Junior Counselor positions are Counselor in training positions.  Applicants must enjoy working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic, responsible while assisting Camp Counselors in providing a safe and happy environment for campers.  Must be able to take direction and follow through.  Previous camp experience and/or working with children are a plus.

Summer Camp Aides: Hours are M-F, 8:15am-4:15pm (40hrs/week for 7 weeks) (earn community service hours)
Aides are Junior Counselors in training positions.  Applicants must like working with children and co-workers, must be highly motivated & energetic and responsible while assisting Camp Counselors in providing a safe and happy environment for campers.  Must be able to take direction and follow through.  Aide positions also help with all the summer camp set up and break down of activities.  Previous experience in camp and/or experience around children are a plus.

Please email your application and resumes to recdesk@newmarketnh.gov or mail them to Newmarket Recreation, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket, NH  03857.  If you have any questions, please call at 603.659.8581.
Interested applicants please return all applications by Friday, March 15th

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