Work at Camp

Thank you for your interest in Beauvoir Summer! We are currently looking to hire Lead Counselors, Assistant Counselors, Swim Staff, and more for summer 2021.

Employment Opportunities (click for details)

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  • Lead and Assistant Counselors

    Each year, Beauvoir carefully selects Lead Counselors and Assistant Counselors from a pool of interested candidates. Lead Counselors are college graduates, and most often teachers from Beauvoir and other local elementary schools, with training in early childhood education. Assistant Counselors must have high school diploma or equivalent and have an interest/experience in working with young children.

    Successful candidates must pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting and submit a completed health form in accordance with District of Columbia law. 
     
    How To Apply:
    Want to be part of the crew? If you are interested in working at Beauvoir during the summer of 2021, please email your resume and a cover letter stating why you feel you are a great candidate to Beauvoir Summer (BeauvoirSummer@cathedral.org).
  • Swim Staff

    Our Swim Staff provides a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for our campers.  Swim staff must have experience on a swim team or teaching swim lessons to children.  They are familiar with Red Cross swim levels and water safety practice. The Swim Staff is able to adapt their teaching approaches to the age, experience and ability of participants, so they can meet course objectives while having fun.  Each member of the Swim Staff will need to be CPR/AED and First Aid certified and will go through Water Safety Training. 

    Candidates must be at minimum a rising senior in high school. Successful candidates must also pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting and submit a completed health form in accordance with District of Columbia law. 

    How To Apply:
    Want to be part of the crew? If you are interested in working at Beauvoir during the summer of 2021, please email your resume and a cover letter stating why you feel you are a great candidate to Beauvoir Summer (BeauvoirSummer@cathedral.org).
  • After Camp Staff (ABC)

    The Before and After Camp Program is not planned for summer 2021 at this time. Please check back for updates about this program.

    The After Beauvoir Center (ABC) staff offers extended day services to all camp families with pre-registration. The principal goal of ABC is to provide a safe, stimulating and relaxed environment for Beauvoir Summer camp children whose parents regularly require child-care services beyond the camp day.  The work hours are 2pm-6pm.

    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Experience with and/or education in elementary aged children
    • Be punctual and reliable with attendance
    • Be comfortable participating and/or leading lessons/activities
    • Be patient, flexible and able to work collaboratively with children and staff
    • Be able to handle challenging behaviors in a way that encourages children to learn from the situation
     
    Extended Care Duties:
    • Meet with administration and colleagues to plan and prepare lessons
    • Plan and implement a weekly activity plan (with guidance from Lead Educator)
    • Prepare large group games and enrichment activities
    • Serve and distribute snack
    • Supervise and engage the children during inside and outside play
    • Encourage and guide children as they interact in activities with other children
    • Help maintain a neat, clean, and organized environment

    Candidates should be at minimum a rising senior in high school. Successful candidates must pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting, and submit a completed health form in accordance with District of Columbia law. 

    If you are interested in applying for summer ABC opportunities, please send your cover letter and resume to Beauvoir Summer (BeauvoirSummer@cathedral.org)
  • Internship: Social Media Coordinator

    Do you love social media? Are you looking for a summer opportunity for potential class credit? Beauvoir Summer is looking for a Social Media Intern to highlight the awesomeness of our camp to the community.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Capturing camp moments through photography and editing photos appropriately
    • Running the Beauvoir Summer social accounts to highlight each day ( Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Supporting the CIT Coordinator with the Internal Camp Newsletter
    Other tasks as assigned.

    Requirements:
    Must be available June 21 - July 30, 2021, be punctual and reliable, be able to communicate professionally, and have excellent writing skills. Experience using of digital SLR camera a plus. Hours are negotiable but must be available daily Monday through Friday during camp hours. 

    Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.

    Successful candidates must pass a criminal background check, FBI fingerprinting, and submit a completed health form in accordance with District of Columbia law. 
     
    How To Apply:
    Please email your resume and a cover letter stating why you feel you are a great candidate to Beauvoir Summer (BeauvoirSummer@cathedral.org).
  • Internships

    Do you need to fulfill classroom hours for your college education program?  Get it done over the summer with us. We welcome interns who will get experience in a variety of grade level classroom settings.

    If you are interested in being an unpaid intern at Beauvoir during the summer of 2021, please email a cover letter with your school requirements to Camp Director, Caroline Maffry, at caroline.maffry@cathedral.org
  • Non-Discrimination Policy

    Non-Discrimination Policy: Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, genetic information, matriculation or political affiliation in the administration of its employment or Admissions programs.

Meet Our Directors

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    Caroline Maffry 

    Director of Auxiliary Programs
    202-537-5264
3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016 
Tel: (202) 537-6485 
Fax: (202) 537-6512
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About Beauvoir

Beauvoir Summer is located at Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, on the 60-acre Cathedral Close in Washington, DC. Beauvoir is a coeducational Pre-Kindergarten through Third Grade school carefully designed for young learners.