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Ready to Build Creative Communities?

Camp Counselor Internship Program

DURATION

More than 4 hours

WHERE

Arlington Center for the Arts | 20 Academy St | Arlington, MA 02476

WHEN

The 2022 sessions of internships are:

Session 1: July 5-July 22
Session 2: July 25- August 12
Session 3: August 15 - September 2

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The ACA internship allows interns to spend three weeks at ACA summer camp learning and engaging in activities. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Child Development
Behavior management, redirection, and modeling behavior/instruction
Health and Safety
Emotional Intelligence and tools
Disability advocacy
Self-care and boundaries
Communicating with children and families
Privilege and intersectionality
Cultural Humility
Conflict resolution styles
Leadership styles, teamwork, communication
Resumes, cover letters, and interviews
Arts in Advocacy/Arts in the community

DESCRIPTION

Interested in a fun, creative and engaging internship opportunity with ACA this summer? We thoughtfully designed a holistic, developmental program for 15-16 year olds who are interested in being counselors and working with youth.


ITEMS NEEDED


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Calling teens ages 15-16! 


NEXT STEPS

Hours are 9:15 am - 4:15 pm,  Monday – Friday, with a 45 minute lunch/break period each day. Upon successful completion of the 3-week internship, a $300 stipend will be awarded to each intern. Alternatively, interns can also utilize the internship for 100 hours worth of community service. 

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We encourage all teens who complete our internship program to apply to be a counselor with us for the duration of the summer or following February and April arts camps, as this program was designed with the intention of assisting teens with the professional development needed to be a successful camp counselor!

This program replaces ACA’s Counselor-In-Training (CIT Program) and Assistant Counselor Program. interns are only able to complete one session per summer.

If interested, please apply using this FORM.


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