Check this site in the spring for recruitment opportunities and the application process. In past years, we have recruited for the following paid positions:
Extended Care Assistants
For all positions, preference is given to former Hip Wah campers. Find us on LinkedIn.
Extended Care Assistants:
The Extended Care Assistants support the Extended Care Director in providing a safe and fun environment for children who require childcare after the regular Hip Wah program. They will participate in planning and implementing organized indoor and outdoor activities for campers ages 5-12, supporting camper sign-in/sign-out procedures, preparing and distributing snacks, leading campers between classrooms, and supervising indoor and outdoor activities. Work hours are 1:30-6:00 pm Monday-Fridays, as well as the Saturday Music Festival event, and must be available for the entire duration of the program. Minimum requirement: Must be age 16 or an incoming high school junior. Preference will be given to former Hip Wah campers.
The Site Assistants support the Site Director with the daily administrative functions necessary to run the successful 4-week summer program. This includes the supervision of children during morning Extended Care, supervising and mentoring the volunteer aides, distributing classroom supplies, supporting fundraising efforts, and monitoring recess. Necessary skills include: basic abilities in word processing and Adobe, strong communicator with diverse groups of people, and experience working with children. Work hours are 7:45-3:15 pm Monday-Friday, as well as Saturday events, and must be available for the entire duration of the program. Minimum requirement: Must be age 18 or an incoming high school senior. Preference will be given to former Hip Wah campers.
The Accounting Assistant/Intern supports the Hip Wah Treasurer(s) with bookkeeping and other financial responsibilities. The individual will help track and process Extended Care payments, lunch revenue, timesheets, and reimbursement reports. Work hours are onsite one morning or afternoon per week during the program plus the Saturday Orientation and Open House, and then some flexible offsite hours for several weeks after the program concludes; must be available for the entire duration. Minimum requirement: Must be age 18 or an incoming college freshman. Preference will be given to former Hip Wah campers with interest in pursuing a degree in accounting, business, or finance.