Main Idea

Assistant Program Director

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Gain experience and training in learning how to run a youth program! This position will assist and shadow the Program Director in day-to-day activities/responsibilities of the program throughout the week. Duties will include communications, administration, behind the scenes work, networking, PR, errands, helping run team meetings, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS
Assistant Program Director must be available for full work week (8am–4pm). They must also be highly organized, motivated, and responsible. This position requires strong leadership skills and dependability. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

Team Counselor

Responsible to:
Head Counselor

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Our summer Counselors get to experience each art form with their group of students throughout the week! Counselors are responsible for supervising and accompanying groups of approx. 10 students to different art classes throughout the week. Counselors focus on building relationships with and keeping their kids safe through the course of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS
Must be available for full entirety of work hours. Counselors must have high energy and enjoy working with kids! This position requires strong leadership skills and dependability. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Assistant Counselor

Responsible to:
Counselor

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Gain experience and training in kids Counseling! This position will assist the Team Counselor in day-to-day activities/responsibilities of the program throughout the week.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available for full work week (8am–4pm). Assistant Counselors must have high energy and enjoy working with kids! For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Art Teacher

Responsible to:
Art Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Art Teachers create curriculums for groups of approx. 10 students per day for their particular art class. 1 Art Teacher is needed for each art class: Visual Art, Music, Creative Drama, Dance, and Creative Writing. Classes are taught in four 45-minute blocks/day, and may include a variety of different styles or mediums. Curriculums are made in advanced, materials provided through Main IDEA.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available for entirety of work hours. Art Teachers must have extensive experience and have (or else be currently acquiring) their Bachelor’s or Associates Degree in their related field of Art. They must also enjoy working with and be able to teach children! This position requires strong leadership skills and dependability. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Art Assistant

Responsible to:
Art Program Leader

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Art Assistants aid their Art Teachers in running the curriculums for groups of approx. 10 students per day. Classes are taught in four 45-minute blocks/day, with 15 minute breaks in between. Art Assistants follow the curriculum of their Arts Teachers and help with set-up/clean-up.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have extensive experience in their related field of Art. They must also enjoy working with and be able to teach children! For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

CIT Leader

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

This leader oversees our CIT, or “Counselor-in-Training,” program for teens! Responsibilities include leading CIT meetings and debriefing, completing evaluations of CIT members, orchestrating team building activities, building relationships with and offering counseling/guidance for CIT’s, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: The CIT Leader must be available for the full week of the program and enjoy working with children and teens! This position requires strong leadership and communication skills. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Administration Team

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

Administrative Teammates are responsible for running check-out for students at the end of each day of the program. Responsibilities include: welcoming/greeting families and children, communicating with parents, data entry, organizing, filing, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be friendly, organized and responsible. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Recess Leader

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

The Recess Leader is responsible for overseeing a team who will run different activities during hourly breaks and “Recess” time, as well as helping out with lunch duties. Duties include: planning outdoor/indoor activities, setting up/tearing down games and materials, helping set up/clean up lunch time, actively participating in games, supervision, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available during lunch hours (11am–1pm), have strong leadership skills, high energy, and enjoy working with kids! For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Recess/Lunch Team

Responsible to:
Recess Leader and Lunch Leader

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

The Recess/Lunch Team is responsible for running different activities during hourly breaks and “Recess” time, as well as helping out with lunch duties. Duties include: overseeing and participating in outdoor/indoor activities, setting up/tearing down games and materials, helping set up/clean up lunch time, actively participating in games, building relationships, supervision, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available during lunch hours (11am–1pm) and have high energy and enjoy working with kids! For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Lunch Leader

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Volunteer (unpaid)

The Lunch Leader is responsible for overseeing a team who will run lunch duties for the program each day of the camp. Duties include: organizing and assembling lunches with their team, distributing lunches to kids, filling out necessary paperwork, organizing clean-up/set-up, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available during lunch hours (11am–1pm), have strong organization, leadership and communication skills. For more information, email info@mainidea.org.

 

Van Driver

Responsible to:
Program Director

Position Type:
Paid

Van Drivers are responsible for pick-up/drop-off of students who reside in Main South and have applied for our transportation service. Duties include: driving a 15-passenger van, picking up/dropping off students, ensuring student safety, filling out necessary paperwork each day.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be available full week of program during pick-up (8am–9:30am) and drop-off (3–4pm). They must be responsible, have high energy, and enjoy working with kids! For more information, email info@mainidea.org.