Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Summer Camp Counselor

Job Title: Summer Camp Counselor

Job Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, 7711 E. Academy Boulevard, Denver, Colorado, 80230-6929

FLSA Status: Part time, Seasonal Salary: $12.00/hour

Job Summary: Lead groups of up to 20 – 30 students in aviation and aerospace guided activities (with the assistance and presence of other counselors). Prepare and clean-up materials each day. Assisting in signing in campers when they arrive and releasing them to verified adults at the end of the day.

Tasks, Duties, and Major Responsibilities

Summer Camp Counselor Duties: Assist with sign-in and sign-out, greet parents/guardians at the door • Interact with campers and engage them in camp activities • Supervise children • Make sure each child is accounted for at all times • Help with activity set-up and clean-up • Maintain a safe environment • Report all issues (no matter how small) to Summer Camp Coordinator or Education Program Coordinator • Supervise lunches and snacks • Make sure children are signed in and out by guardians every day • Attend mandatory Staff Trainings • Be aware of camper medical conditions, keeping them confidential, and report all medical concerns or issues to the Summer Camp Coordinator or Education Program Coordinator • Arrive on time for all work shifts • Other tasks as they arise

Professional demeanor, including interactions with parent/guardians, counselors, and students, is expected at all times. Appropriate dress, including camp shirt, is required. This job description is not all inclusive and may be added to verbally or in writing by the employee’s supervisor.

Relationships: Job holder reports to the Summer Camp Coordinator and Education Program Coordinator

Job Skills Requirements • Self-motivated, energetic, outcome-oriented individual who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills • Ability to take initiative and work creatively • Excellent organizational and planning skills • Communicates clearly, verbally and in writing • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team • Ability to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience • Ability to handle a number of projects and prioritize work • Commitment to social inclusion • Communicate clearly with the Summer Camp Coordinator and collaborate interdepartmentally • CPR certified a plus (must produce current CPR card) • Attend CPR training arranged by the museum prior to the first day of camp if not already CPR certified • Must be 17 years or older • Travel to our Exploration of Flight campus for specified weeks of camp will be required

Working Conditions: Wings is an air and space museum and operates in a 70-year-old hangar. Environmental conditions may vary.

Standard work days and hours will be Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 12:00pm to 6:00pm, hours in addition to normal work hours may be requested, including during evenings and weekends. This position may require you to lift or pull upwards of 40 pounds.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Please include the Job Title in the subject line of your email. Employment will be contingent upon the passing of a background check.