Work at a beautiful arts education summer camp in Wyalusing, PA, US

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an arts summer camp for children founded in 1964. We have a beautiful 174-acre mountaintop campus in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. We invite Workawayers who are legally able to work in the USA to join our paid staff. We hire 50-60 staff each summer; we bring amazing people together from all over the world. In addition to salary, room and board is provided, and staff can live at camp completely expense-free.

    We are also currently seeking full-time paid kitchen staff for a 9-week contract. Cooks, preps, and dishwashers are welcome to apply - please send us a message for more info!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Teaching
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are a warm, supportive, creative community, with daily arts activities for the kids we serve and the adults who work with us. We have a nightly jam for the adults consisting of contact improvisation dance and open movement, musical improvisation (except on silent nights), and visual art.

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help

    Help

    General work includes assisting full-time staff, cleaning, setting up for meals and events, animal care, assisting in building and painting, driving, and the many other tasks that go into sustaining a residential community.

    We also seek specialist teachers in instrumental, vocal, and rock music, visual arts, technical theater, dance, film & video, horseback riding, and culinary.

    Also experienced theater directors, stage managers, and music directors for musical theater.

    Our kitchen needs cooks, bakers, gardeners, dishwashers, and prep cooks.

    We invite Workawayers who are legally able to work in the USA to join our paid staff. We hire 50-60 staff each summer; we bring amazing people together from all over the world. In addition to salary, room and board is provided, and staff can live at camp completely expense-free.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Japanese: Intermediate

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We offer various accommodations, from dormitories to tents; everyone has access to indoor plumbing and hot water showers. There are no expenses while living at the camp. Our food is amazingly good, and we serve 21 meals a week. We offer a free laundry service. Mobile phones are not allowed on campus during the day -- you can use them on campus at night after 8:30.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are a remote community, and transportation is limited. We have an alcohol and drug-free campus, but there is one bar within walking distance for the who want the occasional drink. We attract people with a love for education and the arts, and most staff content themselves with staying on campus and relishing the company of fellow creatives, the beautiful surroundings, and great food. Many of the adults on campus spend their free time dancing, practicing instruments, making art, writing, and meditating. If that sounds like fun to you, please join us!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    We are extremely rural, so we use satellite internet. This type of connection is subject to interference from weather and atmospheric conditions. When it's good, it's blazing. When it rains, for instance, we typically have no Internet.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Varies by staff position, starting at 4 hours per day, 6 days per week.










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