Summer Camp Employment

Over the summer, the Park School offers a variety of programs to campers of many different ages.  As unique as each of our programs are, our staffing needs differ with each week and each program.

For any of our Summer Camp Staff, we are looking for individuals who are positive team players and are willing to help out in any aspect of camp.  Our team is made up of productive people who are certified educators and have a ton of experience working with children in many settings.  We expect our staff to be punctual, organized, responsible, honest, and trustworthy - we want stellar role-models for our campers who help the campers have fun, grow, and build their self-esteem.  Here are brief descriptions of some available positions:

Head Group Counselors (Must be 21 years old or older)
- NYS Teacher Certification preferred or at least 2 years of college in a related field.
- Daily leads group of campers from activity to activity.
- Communicates directly with parents on a daily basis.
- Assists Activity Counselors with planned activiites.
- Develop a positive atmosphere for your group of campers.
- Participate in all camp activities.
 
Assistant Group Counselors (Ages 16-20 years old)
- Help Head Group Counselor with activities.
- Supervise and help campers during and in between activities.
- Maintain a positive atmosphere for your group of campers.
- Participate in all camp activities.

Head Activity Counselors (Must be 21 years old or older)
- NYS Teacher Certification preferred or at least 2 years of college in a related field.
- Plans and executes developmentally appropriate activities for the campers.
- Work within a given budget for supplies of all activities for the summer.
- Communicates with staff and campers.
- Develops a positive atmosphere and is supportive of campers.
- Participate in all camp activities.

If you are interested in joining part of the Park Summer Camp Team, please click the button below to complete our online application.

If you have any questions, you can contact Jen Henshue, Director of Camps at jhenshue@theparkschool.org or 716-839-1243 x133.

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Founded in 1912, The Park School of Buffalo has the distinction of being one the oldest Progressive schools in the country. Park is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 300 students enrolled in prekindergarten (3 and 4 year olds), lower school (kindergarten through grade 4), middle school (grades 5 through 8), and upper school (grades 9 through 12). Park is uniquely situated on 34 beautiful acres in Amherst, New York. The School’s campus – formerly a farm – includes a pond, marsh, gardens, and a greenhouse while being located just minutes from downtown Buffalo and easily accessible from many communities throughout Western New York. Park’s educational philosophy embraces active, student-centered learning, delivered by exceptional teachers who design and continuously update a robust curriculum. Faculty members approach each student as an individual within the context of a kind and respectful community. From the preschool years through college preparation, The Park School of Buffalo helps learners realize their own unique potentials and prepares them to be confident, successful, life-long learners.

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