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Summer Art Camp Counselor

POSITION: Summer Art Camp Counselor (part-time, 26 hours/week, temporary)
REPORTS TO: Summer Art Camp Coordinator & Director of Studio Art
POSITION DESCRIPTION: includes, but is not limited to:  

  • Assist in the organization and upkeep of student records (check-in, attendance, check-out,etc.)  Check in with instructors to assess their needs (supplies, discipline, attendance, assistance.)
  • Help ensure that instructors leave classrooms clean and organized at the end of the week and assist as needed.
  • Assist in generating weekly Summer Art Camp preparations including room set-up diagrams, rosters, name tags, forms and volunteer schedules.  
  • Lead sign-in and sign-out procedures.  
  • Oversee Extend Care students during lunch and after-class activities.  
  • Report issues to Summer Art Camp Coordinator/ Studio Art Director
  • Work with Studio Art Coordinator to manage the requisition, use, and organized return of supplies.
  • Maintain and nurture a creative, collaborative and safe environment to support the well-being of students.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma and related work experience
  • Able to pass a CA state-run background check  
  • Demonstrated experience working with children
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills, self-starter/motivated
  • Ability to oversee and lead recreational activities
  • Excellent character, integrity, adaptability, sense of humor and patience
  • Ability to communicate and work with a variety of ages and skill levels


Monday: 12:15 – 6:00 PM
Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
June 11 – August 10, plus several days TBD during the week of June 4-10 and August 13-19.

COMPENSATION: $13.41/hour

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis as they are received until May 19th.

TO APPLY: Please send an email to Please include your resumé and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working with the Summer Art Program at the Richmond Art Center.


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