Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Now Accepting Applications for our 2017 Summer Camp Staff!

We're looking for a few people to join our camp family! Adult candidates must be enthusiastic, creative, and have a genuine interest in the development of children.

Freetown Village, Inc., is a living history museum. Since 1990, our summer camp outreach program has impacted the lives of over 5,000 children. We seek dynamic and talented individuals with a passion for children and for learning. Our curriculum has been designed to incorporate the Indiana State Standards. Each week, children ages 5 – 14 (K-8th) participate in a series of cultural, social, and community awareness activities.  From practical, hands-on history projects, team building exercises, and field trips, children will develop a greater sense of community and personal responsibility.


Serve as a positive role model for children and guests by adhering to company                       standards on personal conduct, safety, cleanliness, proper use of camp equipment     
        and punctuality at all times. 

Prepare for and implement assigned camp curriculum in an effective and timely 
        manner; use differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students.

Foster a positive learning climate utilizing effective classroom management skills so 
        that every camper has a positive experience.

Supervise and provide instruction for campers (15-16) daily in assigned class, as well 
        as team facilitate large group (30-35) activities.

Observe student interaction and provide written evaluations of student outcomes at 
        weekly staff meeting.

Recognize and respond to opportunities for group problem solving.

Responsible for camper's overall safety during camp hours, including recess and 
        weekly field trips.

Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety 
        regulations and emergency procedures and apply appropriate behavior-management 

Applicants must be enthusiastic, creative, and have a genuine interest in the 
        development of children.

Bachelor’s Degree, Teaching Certification (preferred)

Prior experience as a camp instructor or classroom teacher (2 - 3 years minimum) 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Evidence of a strong work ethic & organizational skills

Flexibility; ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Individuals must be willing to submit to a background check with law enforcement.   

Candidates must be able to commit to 6 full weeks, Monday through Friday (June 12 – July 21, 2017). The work schedule is 35-40 hours per week between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 

All instructors will be required to attend training sessions (May) and assist with camp set up/tear down.

Interested candidates should complete the attached application and send their résumés to:

Freetown Village, Inc.
Attn:  Program Director
PO Box 1041   Indianapolis, IN 46206

(E-mail)    (Fax) 317-631-0224

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