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Summer Camp Counselors - Brooklyn Museum

The four Summer Camp Counselors are high school or college students who assist in art-making classes, either in painting, drawing, and sculpture or photography and animation, during our Summer Camp sessions for diverse youth ages 8–13.

Note: Department of Health regulations require day camp counselors to be at least 16 years old prior to the start of camp.


  • Experience teaching youth and/or assisting in art classes

  • Excellent communication, group management, and teaching skills

  • Documented good attendance and punctuality


  • Prepare art supplies

  • Work one-on-one with campers ages 8–10 or 11–13 during art classes

  • Lead afternoon activities

  • Support campers throughout the camp day

  • Supervise campers at the beginning and end of each day and during lunch time

Start date: June 1, 2019

Department: Education

Reports to: Camp Director

Position type: Part-time

Union status: Non-union

FLSA status: Non-exempt

Salary: $16 per hour

Work schedule: Five days of training, June 6, 8, 22, 27, and 28; camp Monday–Friday, July 1–August 9 (no camp July 4), 8:30 am–4:30 pm; after-camp hours from 4 to 6 pm, 1–4 days per week

To apply: Please send your résumé and cover letter, including your teaching philosophy, to