Small Seeds is currently hiring for the following positions:

Position: Summer Camp Counselor and Driver

Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, 40+ hours per week

Reports to: Program Manager

The BEAM (Black Emerging Adolescent Males) Summer Success Camp is an “Outdoor Learning Model” Summer Camp for African American boys, ages 8-12, that nurtures excellence and provides opportunities for adolescent males to move collectively, study culturally, learn cognitively, explore community, and have fun. The boys gain resiliency, develop life-long learning skills, practice teamwork and become more confident in their day to day transitions. This is a 5-week summer position from June 17, 2019 to July 18, 2019.


  • Pick up and drop off campers at their homes and transport campers to camp activities utilizing organization vans

  • Load and unload materials, goods, and equipment between various destinations as assigned

  • Prepare, receive, and provide appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick-up of passengers or goods to ensure timely and accurate transportation

  • Report all vehicle maintenance in a timely fashion

  • Organize and implement quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events for children in the program

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality Children’s program

  • Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis

  • Assume equal share of the regular housekeeping chores such as cleaning, preparing for daily activities and cleaning up after projects

  • Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.

  • Remain up to date on and follow emergency procedures and organization policies

  • Provide one-on-one and group coaching to support underdeveloped skills

  • Maintain all records, materials, and intake information, client and group records

  • Have transparency to work independently, as a team player and with a flexible schedule

  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Ability to commit to entire six weeks of the camp

  • Must be licensed to operate a vehicle and have a clean driving record and proof of insurance

  • Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honesty, trustworthiness, respect, and flexibility

  • 2-3 years of experience working with elementary, middle, high school and out-of-school-age youth, particularly youth in urban or underserved communities

  • Act 33 & 34 and FBI Clearances – employment contingent upon obtaining all three clearances


  • Knowledge of the child welfare/juvenile justice systems and community resources/networks

  • Excellent written/oral communication, organization, listening, and interpersonal skills

  • CPR & First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)

Compensation and Benefits: $10.00/hour. Small Seeds does not offer benefits for part-time staff. Small Seeds does provide reimbursement for approved expenses related to program costs.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume electronically to (please note the job title in your subject line). No phone calls please.

Small Seeds Development Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.