Department: Vassar Education Collaboration Duration of Position: Temporary Work Schedule: Employee Type: Temporary Posting Date: 06/10/2022 Union Representation: No Response Posting Number: AS244P Pay Rate:
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Position Summary and Responsibilities Vassar After School Tutoring (VAST) is an after-school enrichment and mentoring program at Poughkeepsie Middle School. For the summer, VAST will be running a summer camp where campers will create and run their own businesses, as well as pick from a variety of other activities such as sports, science experiments, and art.
The VAST summer counselor supports VAST summer programming including acting as a mentor/facilitator during the four-week in-person program for Poughkeepsie middle schoolers from July 5 - July 29 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The counselor will help organize the four-week program including collecting forms, organizing supplies, and leading group activities. The counselor must be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July from 11am-6pm.
Qualifications Applicants should have experience working with youth, whether formally or informally.
Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.