Woodworking Specialist

Camp Echo Lake

Camp Echo Lake

Woodworking Specialist

Warrensburg, NY
  • Responsibilities

    Have you ever been paid to make a difference, make lifelong friends, play outside, and hone your leadership, communication and collaboration skills? Camp asks a lot of it's staff, but it gives back so much more in return, so join us for the hardest job you will ever love!

    Camp Echo Lake is currently looking for a skilled design or woodworking student to join their 2019 Fine arts team and manage the Camp Woodshop. If you are looking for an opportunity to build experience in teaching, team leadership, programming, lesson planning, and, of course, child development, then do not hesitate to reach out about this opportunity.

    The position starts either June 13th for training, and ends on August 12th, and staff will be given the opportunity to live and work with an amazing group of children between the ages of 7-16 for 7-weeks.

    General Responsibilities include:

    • Managing a safe and engaging woodworking program;
    • Collaborating with other Fine Arts staff on general projects and curriculum;
    • Thinking outside the box and creating a fun and inclusive environment;
    • Caring for a group of energetic and fun children;
    • Working cooperatively with staff from all of the US and the World;
    • Unplugging from the daily technology overload;
    • Explore new and familiar activity areas with a group of campers;
    • Have a fun and memorable summer!
  • Qualifications

    If you have experience working with children, love being outdoors, and are looking for a fun, energizing job this summer, then you should consider applying. Some other qualifications that would help you in your application include:

    • Experience working with children between the ages 7-16;
    • Experience working and collaborating with your peers;
    • Familiarity with a broad array of power tools and woodworking projects;
    • A genuine interest in working with children;
    • A positive and resilient attitude;
    • The ability to receive and deliver constructive feedback; and
    • The desire and capacity to have a fun, active summer in the Adirondack region of Upstate New York
  • Compensation
    $2000 + Partial Travel + Room, Board and Recreational Activities
  • Industry
    Health, Wellness and Fitness
  • Fun Fact
    Last year our staff hailed from 33 states and 15 countries around the world!
  • About Us

    At Camp Echo Lake everything that we do is built upon a passionate dedication to human development. We are a 7-week, co-ed summer camp that works to foster personal growth in children while cultivating a fun, welcoming, and engaging community.

    Echo Lake staff come from a wide range of life experiences and demographics, but all have the desire to work with children at camp!

    Our staff love being part of our camp family and can’t get enough of Echo Lake, in fact each year many of our staff return to camp from the previous summer. In addition to our staff veterans, every year we look forward to bringing in new dynamic staff to join our team and bring fresh energy, perspective, and ideas!

    If you are interested in the Summer experience of a lifetime in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains, do not miss your chance to apply today.