DaVinci Experience looks for dedicated individuals who love not only to teach but also to learn along with the children. We hire qualified counselors who have a passion for arts and science.
Our sessions run Monday-Friday and are staffed on a weekly basis. Staff must also attend safety training and staff meetings as necessary. Pre-camp staff training includes a CPR and First Aid training session as well as a mandatory staff orientation.
Job descriptions and applications can be found below:
Responsibilities: Teachers will familiarize themselves with the DaVinci Experience Curriculum Guides for the theme they will be teaching each week. Teachers will then lead their classroom in each days lessons, activities, crafts, experiments etc. Teachers are also responsible for supervising teenage staff working in their classroom in addition in addition to the campers.
Desired qualifications: Bachelors in Elementary Education or related education degree, or a degree in relevant fields of art and science. Current CPR and First Aid certification. Experience working with children. Enthusiasm and passion surrounding children and teaching.
Responsibilities: To assist the lead teacher in conducting hands-on art and science activities, to lead games, and to clean up at the end of the day.
Desired qualifications: Ability to work with children outdoors and in a classroom setting. Ability to accept guidance and supervision. Good character, patience, and self-control. Knowledge of games along with an ability to teach and referee. CPR and First Aid certification.
Junior Counselor Volunteers
Students age 15 are invited to become junior counselors for DaVinci Experience camp programs. They will gain leadership skills while assisting experienced staff in working with campers.
Requirements: An interview, written application, references, and completing the CIT program. Must be able to obtain and supply a work permit to the camp director. There is no fee for this position.
Responsibilities: Learning to assist the lead instructor in conducting hands-on art and science activities; learning to identify and meet camper needs; attending staff and CIT training sessions and reading materials on child development, CPR and First Aid; developing leadership skills under the supervision of DaVinci Experience staff and adult mentor.
Desired qualifications: Desire and ability to work with children outdoors and in a classroom setting; potential to be a leader; ability to relate to one’s peer group; ability to accept guidance and supervision; good character, integrity, and adaptability; enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
Requirements: Must complete an application form and have a personal interview with the camp director. Applicants should be 13-15 years of age. Must commit to a minimum of 2 weeks (not necessarily consecutive) and participate in a performance review. There is a $150 per week C.I. T. fee the first year. The fee is waived for a returning second-year C.I.T.
Responsibilities: To help the lead instructor coordinate Cousins Island waterfront and swimming activities and maintain standards that lead to a quality program.
Desired qualifications: Training and experience in waterfront activities and management; current lifeguard certification; current CPR and First Aid certification; desire and ability to work with children outdoors; and good character, adaptability, and integrity.