ESF Camps

  • True Life Adventure Specialist: Songwriting & Music Production

    Job Location US-PA-Chestnut Hill
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    ESF Camps at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy
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    Seasonal Full-Time
  • Overview

    Becoming part of the Team at ESF Camps far exceeds what one would expect of a normal “summer job”.   ESF Camps offers an opportunity to make an everlasting impression on children and young adults who will ultimately be our future.  We pride ourselves in partnering with outstanding individuals committed to the progressive development of children while remaining sensitive to their individual needs.  Our Team consists of specialized professionals, master educators, and exceptional college students dedicated to making a daily impact on our campers.


    ESF Camps provides you with the opportunity to work for an award winning, nationally recognized organization providing hands-on experience in behavior and group management for children ages 3-16.  Build your career in a safe, positive, and energetic atmosphere that focuses on professional development.  Working at ESF will be an experience like no other!

     Benefits of joining the ESF Team:

    • Earn a competitive salary
    • Work great hours from Monday to Friday and have all of your nights and weekends off
    • Earn undergraduate and graduate internship credits
    • Earn Continuing Education Unit credits (CEU's/Act 48) or Professional Development Hours (PDH's)   towards your professional teaching certification requirement
    • Establish connections that could lead to full-time positions in schools, institutions, companies, and other organizations
    • Have more fun than you can imagine



    • Familiarize, organize, prepare, and lead the daily True Life Adventure lesson plans in a fun, hands-on, and creative manner for groups of campers between the ages of 9 and 15.
    • Be willing and able to travel each week to the various ESF camp locations; associated travel costs reimbursed according to ESF policy
    • Implementing the Music Production curriculum bringing the lesson plan to life for campers through participation, support, and guidance.
    • Introduce in a fun and creative way
    • Encourage creativity and make a positive impact on each of your campers
    • Work with camp directors and other team members to troubleshoot any issues with program, facilities, supplies, and campers
    • Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create a fun environment where everyone feels included
    • Act as part of a team and support other areas of camp outside of Senior Camp
    • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times


    • At least one year of post graduation classroom teaching experience
    • Knowledge of the subject area
    • Positive attitude
    • Patient, caring and creative
    • Strong communication skills
    • Excellent judgment and problem solving skills
    • Flexible, adaptive and a Team player
    • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbs
    • Endurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day
    • Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.
    • Overall good physical condition


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