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Drone & STEM Camp Counselor (Silver Spring, MD)
Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC Silver Spring, MD
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Drone & STEM Camp Counselor (Silver Spring, MD)

Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC
Silver Spring, MD
  • Full-Time

Drobots Company

Drobots is a nationally recognized STEM educational company that has provided programs for NASA, 21st Century Fox, Bell Helicopter, The Ritz Carlton, and the Wounded Warriors Project. Before assessing whether or not our company may be a great fit for you, please know we are looking for persons who are completely aligned with our company's overarching and paramount goal:

 

To deliver a safe, professional, learning, and memorable program each and every hour throughout each and every day to our campers.

 

In return, your commitment to this goal will stimulate all campers to literally go home each day from camp with a story or two, which they cannot wait to share with their family and loved ones in the car ride home or at the dinner table that same day.  If you have a passion for providing an environment where these stories will truly "go home" with the campers, you have done your job as an Instructor and we have done our job as a company!

 


At Drobots Company, our #1 priority is to hire the most qualified, positive, inspirational, team-oriented teachers and educators to be Drobots Company instructors with a passion for teaching, children, technology, fun and personal development. Working at Drobots Company is more than simply a traditional seasonal or part time job. Join the Drobots Company family and experience an environment full of curiosity, care, development, value, and attention to detail. Join our mission and our common goal of working together as a team. Working at Drobots Company provides you with advancement opportunities for your career and future Drobots Company opportunities.


The Counselor Role  - Summer Camp Jobs 2024

While leading a wide variety of camp activities and classes in the Drobots Company programs (Drone Camps; StemQuest Camps; Grades K-2 LEGO STEM Camps), a counselor is directly responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and emotional well-being of every camper, every minute, of every camp day. Counselors are expected to implement the supplied curriculum with integrity to guide daily camper activities.

 

Make Your Summer Count! A Summer Job that’s Fun AND Benefits Your Future Goals.

  • BUILD VALUABLE SKILLS & BOOST YOUR RESUME
    • Camp Jobs demonstrate leadership, reliability and commitment to a long term position, as well as the ability to have a high level of responsibility
    • Our positions are not only fun, but offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that cannot be found anywhere else
    • Summer Camp looks great on resume - Business executives often note that experience as a camp counselor translates into excellent management and personnel skills.
  • NO WEEKENDS! Full-time (40 hrs/week) Monday - Friday schedules
  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE & COMPETITIVE PAY
    • Requiring as few as three contracted weeks, we will work with your busy summer schedule! (i.e. vacations can be accommodated)
    • We offer competitive pay for the summer camp industry as well as possible opportunities for additional compensation in some locations.
    • LIVE SOMEWHERE DIFFERENT FOR THE SUMMER!
      Spend some time living/working somewhere different this summer, we have locations in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.
    • Take some time to visit far away friends and family and have an incredible job lined up. *Housing stipends available in some locations.
  • PAID TRAINING - Paid pre-season training as well as on the job training/mentorship
  • CONTRACT COMPLETION BONUS! End of season bonus, for all your hard work and dedication
  • NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
    • Networking that can help with acquiring interviews and recommendation letters across all industries

Who Works At Drobots Company?

  • Professional Educators and Substitute teachers
  • Leadership Positions and Professional Development Opportunities Available!
  • College Students - accepting all majors. Field related positions and experiences for:
  • Education, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Psychology
  • Pre-med, Nursing, PT and OT
  • Computer Science, Robotics, Digital Media, Game Design
  • Performing & Visual Arts
  • Sports Industry
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Recent High School Graduates
  • Positions for High School Seniors available in some locations
     

 


Job Description:  

As a Drone & STEM Counselor, your primary responsibilities are:

  • Creatively teach cool, innovative concepts to campers in grades K-8
  • To be punctual, professional, and flexible at all times
  • Work with a team of professional instructors to deliver the Drobots Curriculum to campers in grades K-8
  • Supervise camper behaviors and groups
  • Have reliable transportation to each location you are working

 

This position supports the program through a combination of tech and non-tech activities, suitable for this age group:

  • Maintain patience and double-check to ensure that all drones, electronics, batteries, and equipment are safe and working at all times
  • Aid in the organization and inventory of all equipment
  • Collaborate with your team of Drobots instructors each day
  • Attend all trainings (remote and in-person)

 

Job Type:

Seasonal (Full Time) Summer Camp Jobs

 

Wage: This position is at a pay rate of $18.00/hr

 

Camp Dates: TBD

 

Job Location:  Barrie Camp, 13500 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD  20906

 

Locations & Dates:

Camp schedules vary by location and operate for 4-9 weeks between June 5 and August 25. We hire teams based on availability to work complete camp weeks (Monday - Friday), so please consider your availability and your ability to arrange reliable transportation before applying. Specifics of your schedule will be discussed in your live interview with our talent team.

 

Training and Pre-Camp Responsibility

  • Attend a Paid Mandatory Weekend Training (May/June), conducted in each regional location (a driveable distance for all team members).
  • Attend 2-3 weekday remote webinar trainings (May/June)
  • Complete and fulfill any company rules and regulations and curriculum-related online trainings

 

Anticipated Work Hours Per Week:

32-36 hours per week

 

Technology Experience Necessary:

Little to none. Our training accommodates those with a positive attitude and the willingness to learn.  However, prior experience working in or with technology-related clubs, competitions, programs, or organizations (i.e.: First Robotics, SeaPerch, or other Robotics competitions) is preferred.


Drobots Expectations:

  • Strong commitment to educational programming for kids and teenagers
  • Access to reliable automobile for entire duration of the summer camp season
  • Access to a reliable mobile phone device (i.e.: iPhone, Android, etc.)
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility to meet changing work needs and demands
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a high-functioning team
  • Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to communicate clearly, maturely, and compassionately with students and families
  • Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy, and exceptional enthusiasm all day, every day, for the duration of the summer

 

Experience & Education:

  • Enrolled in a 4-year collegiate program
  • Extremely outgoing and professional personality
  • Prior experience working with children OR experience in/with technology-related clubs, competitions, programs, or organizations (i.e.: First Robotics, SeaPerch, or other Robotics competitions)
  • Summer camp experience (preferable, but not required)

Address

Summer Camp Advisory Team LLC

13500 Layhill Road

Silver Spring, MD
20906 USA

Industry

Sports and Recreation

Posted date

December 03, 2023

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