Careers

We are always looking for talented, creative and innovative individuals. For opportunities – including internships and fellowships – please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com.

Current Vacancies:

1. Summer 2018 Camp Teachers and

2. Counselors in Washington, DC and Summer 2018 Interns in Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt

Summer 2018 Camp Teachers and Counselors, Washington, DC

We’re hiring Summer Camp Teachers and Counselors for our 2018 Digital Storytelling Summer Camps in the Greater Washington, DC area. We’re looking for energetic individuals – artists, digital storytellers, media artists, teachers, actors, teaching artists, storytellers, musicians, performers are all welcome to apply. If you’re comfortable working with children ages 6-9 ​ and have a love of travel, we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for individuals to work the following times/days/locations:

  1. July 9 – July 13 and July 16 – 20 in Mount Rainier, MD (border of NE DC and Maryland)
  2. Various 1/2 day workshops in July and August in the Greater DC area (most likely in NE DC and Prince George’s County).

Pay commensurate with experience.  Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. Interviews will be held in May and June.

Job Duties:

  • Contribute to the team in running and teaching summer camps.
  • Assist with camp activities, field trips and providing oversight in classroom.
  • Assist with set-up, management and end-of-the-day responsibilities.
  • Function as a team member providing overall supervision to the summer camps.
  • Ensure campers’ well-being and make their camp experience as fun and rewarding as possible.
  • Serve as a potential role model for youth.
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR experience with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.

Summer 2018 Interns, Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt 

We’re looking for energetic, responsible, and passionate individuals to join our team in both Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt as summer interns. We have 1-2 month internships available in both Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt during Summer 2018. Flexible dates.

Overall Job Duties in Washington, DC and Cairo, Egypt:

  • Assist in project-based learning curriculum development.
  • Assist and help teach Global Sleepover workshops and programs.
  • Assist and participate in Global Sleepover Summer Camps (being held in both Washington, DC and Egypt)
  • Participate in strategy development, outreach and partnership development with international multi-lateral organizations for global and basic education.
  • Participate in data gathering and evaluation activities.

Specific Job Duties in Cairo, Egypt:

  • Assist and participate in implementing Global Sleepover’s interactive and digital storytelling program at a school in Cairo, Egypt and funded by the  U.S. Department of State. You can find out more details about the program and partnership here.
  • Assist in strategy and programmatic development of education as tools in countering violent extremism (CVE) and positive youth development (PYD).

The internship in Washington, DC is unpaid. The internship in Egypt offers a small stipend to cover daily costs; cost of transport to Egypt is the responsibility of the individual. Interns can divide their time between the internship between Washington, DC and Egypt and/or do an internship solely in either Washington, DC or Cairo, Egypt. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. Interviews will be held in May and June.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in international education.
  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.

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