Summer ushers in a 12-week whirlwind of summer camps for children ages 5-12. It also ushers in 12 weeks of 13-17 year old Counselors-in-Training. A CIT Mentor is responsible for working as part of the program team to successfully implement leadership training for all Counselors-in-Training (CITs) during summer camp. This position is responsible for mentoring and coaching CITs, coordinating with Camp Leads and Site Managers to offer informal and formal feedback, communicating with Schoolhouse staff and camp parents, modeling Schoolhouse values, and ensuring the physical and emotional safety of participants.
The Durham CIT Mentor reports to the Regional Program Manager.
A Schoolhouse of Wonder CIT Mentor takes pride and joy in mentoring teens discover and be their best selves. These individuals can partner energy with patience and responsibility with fun. A CIT Mentor is a someone worth remembering and emulating.
This position begins June 5th and runs through August 25th with an opportunity to continue into the fall season. Training Dates include the morning of May 10th, the evening of May 15th, all-day Lead Training May 17th, all-day Staff Training Weekend on May 20th and 21st, and an all-day on-site training May 23rd.
A formal review will be conducted by the Regional Program Manager (Durham) to establish and assess progress against employee goals. Ongoing feedback provided through regular supervision and work plan development/review sessions.
Training is paid at $10-$12 per hour depending on qualifications and summer camp is paid at a flat rate of $550 per full, 5-day camp week. Weeks less than 5 days will be pro-rated. Benefits include professional development opportunities, unlimited vitamin D, and a steady stream of (mostly funny) stories.
The Schoolhouse of Wonder office is currently located at West Point on the Eno Park, 5101 N. Roxboro Street, Durham, NC 27704.
The work of the Durham CIT Mentor is typically performed at the Schoolhouse of Wonder office/West Point on the Eno Park.
Travel to off-site locations is occasionally required. Occasional weekend and/or evenings may be required.
Regular hours typically fall between 7:30a – 6p Monday through Friday during Summer Camp from June through August and typically total 50-55 hours/week. This is a full-time, seasonal, exempt position.
To apply, first complete the Applicant Info Form. Also, please email the following to Schoolhouse of Wonder at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Current certification in CPR and First Aid and successful background check required before work can begin. Schoolhouse will pursue both indicated and non-indicated references