Summer Employment Opportunities

Make a difference in the life of a child while having the time of your life!

Do you love hiking, canoeing, arts & crafts, sports & games, swimming, nature and the great outdoors in general?  Your  friends say you are great with kids? Then maybe working at the Parks & Recreation Department is the job for you! Recreation jobs offer invaluable skill-building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else!


SUMMER CAMP POSITIONS

Top 10 reason why working at camp is the best job in the world:
10. You can wear shorts and a t-shirt to work every day
9. You get paid to jump off the diving board and do a cannonball
8. Living in and being part of a community that truly loves and cares about you
7. S’mores are finest fresh from the fire and you get fed lunch every day
6. Earn valuable leadership skills that will benefit you in your professional life
5. You get to make the best friends of your life
4. Capture the flag should really be an Olympic Sport
3. You get to laugh everyday
2. The campers you work with think you’re cool before they even meet you
1. You get a chance to positively affect the lives of some amazing kids


We are now accepting application for Summer 2020 Camp positions:


SENIOR CAMP COUNSELORS:
Senior Camp Counselors are primarily responsible for the care of their children in their assigned cabin group. Counselors spend their day leading their group to various activities. During activity periods these counselors attend and participate in each activity that the group does. Senior Camp Counselors are 18 and older staff members who provide the overall supervision for their assigned bunk and who supervise the Junior Counselors 

in their assigned bunk. 


JUNIOR CAMP COUNSELORS: 

Junior Camp Counselors work under the direction of the Senior Camp Counselors in their assigned bunk and assist the Senior Counselor in leading their assigned cabin group. Counselors spend most of their day accompanying their group to various activities. During activity periods these counselors attend and participate in each activity that the group does. Junior Counselors are 16 & 17 years of age.
 

NATURE ACTIVITY SPECIALIST: 

The Nature Activity Specialist is responsible for coordinating and leading environmental activities at Naticook Day Camp. The specialist will develop, plan & lead daily nature activities for groups of children between the ages of 5 – 14. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have experience in Nature or Environmental Education. 


ARCHERY INSTRUCTOR

The Archery Specialist is responsible for teaching/ leading quality archery program at Naticook Day Camp for children between the ages of 7-14. Candidate will be responsible for managing and maintaining the archery range and all equipment and teaching daily classes. Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, experience shooting archery and hold a level 1 Archery Instructor Certification or willing to obtain.


DRAMA / PERFORMING ARTS ACTIVITY SPECIALIST:
The Drama/Performing Arts Activity Specialist is responsible for coordinating and leading drama/performing arts or music activities at Naticook Day Camp. The specialist will develop, plan and lead Develop, plan & lead participants in scene acting, vocal work, dance and creative movement, theater games and improvisation for children between the ages of 5 – 14. Candidates must be at lease 18 years of age and Drama/Performing Arts or Music background.

SPORTS ACTIVITY SPECIALIST: 

The Sports and Game Specialist is responsible for coordinating and leading the sports program at Naticook Day Camp. The specialist will develop, plan and lead daily sports activities for children aged 5 - 14. Candidate must be at least 18 years of age and should have significant experience teaching a wide variety of sports & games programs to a wide variety of ages. 


WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTORS: 

Water Safety Instructors are responsible for teaching group swimming lessons to children on Lake Naticook according to American Red Cross Swimming Lesson Standards. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and be certified as a American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, or equivalent; candidates with American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent strongly preferred. 


Interested candidates should complete the Town of Merrimack Application for Employment and mail or drop it off to the following address:


Town of Merrimack
Attn: Human Resources
6 Baboosic Lake Road
Merrimack, NH 03054


The minimum age for any paid position with the Town of Merrimack is 16. 


For questions, contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at 603-882-1046 or by email at mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov

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HOW TO APPLY

 

Interested candidates should complete the Town of Merrimack Application for Employment below and mail or drop it off to the following address:

 

Town of Merrimack 

Attn: Human Resources 

6 Baboosic Lake Road 

Merrimack, NH 03054


The minimum age for any paid position with the Town of Merrimack is 16. 


For questions regarding any of these positions, please contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at 603-882-1046 or by email at mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov