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Student Employment

Campus Recreation offers many opportunities for undergraduate and graduate student employment.

If you would like to apply for any positions, fill out the PDF application, save it to your computer and hand deliver it to the Member Services Office in the Flynn Recreation Complex. Some jobs may not have a PDF application. Instead, email the listed documents or information to the person listed in the job description.

Please note, all BC Rec employees will be expected to know and understand the information outlined in the Universal Staff Manual. If you have any additional questions about student employment please e-mail campusrec@bc.edu.

Camp Supervisor Camp Counselor
Camp Nurse Maintenance Attendant
Lifeguard Water Safety Instructor

Available Positions Summer 2015

Camp Supervisor

Job Description

Camp Supervisors work for 6 weeks over the summer with youth age 7-12.  In addition to leading the campers in activities, Camp Supervisors will also oversee the Camp Counselor team. Boston College Recreational Day Camp runs Monday through Friday between 8:00am-5:30pm.  Camp Supervisors work between 4 to 8 hours a day and will average between 30-35 hours per week.  If more hours are desired students may be able to work in others areas in the building to get close to 40 hours a week.  Camp Supervisors will lead the campers in active games, board games, arts & crafts, swimming, and themed activities.  Camp Supervisors will also evaluate the Camp Counselors and directly report to the Camp Directors any issues the camp is facing.

We will also be looking for one Camp Supervisor to work in the office 12 hours per week during the month of June to organize paperwork coming in from campers and staff.  During camp this requirement will be reduced to about 4 hours per week.

Desired Qualifications

We are seeking energetic and responsible students who enjoy being around kids, will make the games we play fun, and still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  Applicants must also have strong leadership skills, and be able to evaluate and supervise peers.  Camp Supervisors should develop a strong understanding of the Boston College Recreation Day Camp’s purpose and goals and make sure both campers and Camp Counselors are demonstrating these objectives.  We get in the pool daily, so we prefer strong swimmers.  A creative background is a huge bonus, we have tons of games and ideas, but love staff that can add to the programming we already have. 

Requirements

  • Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Previous camp counselor experience or history working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Committed to work 30 hours per week for 6 weeks. June 29 – August 7, 2015
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 23rd, June 24th, and June 25th
  • Must be able to work in the office roughly 12 hours per week for the month of June

NOTE: Also seeking Camp Nurse position for high pay rate.

Deadline extended! Please submit application to Daryl Shreve or Emily Charnowski:

  • Formal resumé listing 5 years of work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

Camp Counselor

Job Description

Camp Counselors work for 6 weeks over the summer with youth age 7-12.  Boston College Recreational Day Camp runs Monday through Friday between 8:00am-5:30pm.  Counselors will work between 4 to 8 hours each day and average around 28 hours a week.  If more hours are desired students may be able to work in others areas in the building to get close to 40 hours a week.  Counselors will lead the students in active games, board games, arts & crafts, swimming, and themed activities. 

Desired Qualifications

We are seeking energetic and responsible students who enjoy being around kids, will make the games we play fun, and still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  Applicants should also be patient, approachable, and understand that the job is to give the campers the best experience possible.  All counselors will need to be able to instill the guiding principles of the Boston College Recreation Day Camp.  We get in the pool daily so we prefer strong swimmers. A creative background is a huge bonus. We love counselors that bring new ideas for games and activities and can enhance the programming we already have. Counselors will also have to research and lead one craft project during the summer.

Requirements

  • Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Previous camp counselor experience or history working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Committed to work 30 hours per week for 6 weeks. June 29 – August 7, 2015
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 23rd, June 24th, and June 25th

Starting pay rate: $9.50 per hour

Deadline extended! Please submit application to Daryl Shreve or Emily Charnowski:

  • Formal resumé listing 5 years of work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

Camp Nurse

Job Description

The Camp Nurse performs all the same duties as a Camp Counselor, but in addition the nurse responds to any medical needs the camp may have.  These duties include meeting with parents on the first day of each camp to discuss any medications a camper might need, administering regular medication to campers, documenting all administered medications, documenting all injuries, and sitting with a camper who may be overheated or sick.  The camp nurse is the first responder to all health and injury related incidents which occur at camp.

Desired Qualifications

First and foremost the Camp Nurse must have a good understanding of how to treat injuries and respond to health related incidents.  Many past Camp Nurses have been nursing students at Boston College.

We are seeking an energetic, responsible, and organized student who enjoys being around kids – a person who will make the games we play fun and who will still have energy to spare at the end of each day.  The applicant should also be patient, approachable, and have an understanding the job is to give the campers the best experience possible.  All counselors will need to be able to instill the guiding principles of the Boston College Recreation Day Camp.  We get in the pool daily so we prefer strong swimmers. A creative background is a huge bonus. We love counselors that bring new ideas for games and activities and can enhance the programming we already have. Counselors will also have to research and lead one craft project during the summer.

Requirements

  • Current undergraduate/graduate nursing student or certified EMT
  • Certified in CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and First Aid
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Previous camp counselor experience or history working with elementary aged children preferred.
  • Committed to work 30 hours per week for 6 weeks. June 29 – August 7, 2015
  • Must attend mandatory training & orientation June 23rd, June 24th, and June 25th

Starting pay rate: $10.00 per hour

Deadline extended! Please submit application to Daryl Shreve or Emily Charnowski:

  • Formal resumé listing 5 years of work experience with children
  • Three (3) positive letters of reference from individuals not related to you
  • Copies of Certifications

Lifeguard

Job Description

  • Prevent aquatic-related emergencies as a member of a risk management team
  • Provide great customer service
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks
  • Assist with special needs of members and guests in compliance with ADA regulations
  • Assist as a member of an event management team

Requirements

  • Current CPR/AED, First Aid & Lifeguard certifications
  • Pass staff in-service skill test
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent physical and mental strength
Starting pay rate: $9.50/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and return to Member Services.

Water Safety Instructor (Private/Semi-Private & Swim Lessons)

Job Description

  • Provide WSI based instruction to youth and adults
  • Teach lesson in packs of five, 30-60 minute blocks
  • Consistent weekly schedule

Requirements

  • Certifications (WSI)
Starting pay rate: $16.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and return to Member Services.

Maintenance Attendant (Aquatics)

Job Description

  • Help maintain a neat & tidy area
  • Keep pool disinfected and sanitary
  • Basic pool repair and upkeep
  • Maintain safe & functional equipment

Requirements

  • CPO certification preferred
  • Physically strong and able to perform lifting/moving
  • Willing to get dirty while working
  • A mechanical aptitude
  • Able to work up to 12 hours/week
Starting pay rate: $10.00/hr

If interested, please complete the PDF application and return to Member Services.