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Specialty Counselor 


The Handwork Studio is looking to fulfill the important role of Specialty Counselor at our many locations. The Specialty Counselor supports the Lead Counselor in facilitating camp activities and supervising campers. He/she is responsible for knowing the whereabouts of each camper in his/her charge at all times during camp hours and must represent The Handwork Studio in a positive manner with parents, campers, and within the community.

Position Requirements



  • Must represent the studio in an organized and professional manner
  • Must wear appropriate clothing and The Handwork Studio apron during camp hours
  • Will never engage in illegal or questionable activities during your term of employment
  • Will maintain a professional representation at all times when in engaging in social media
  • Has the ability to meet the public
  • Is patient, enthusiastic, self-controlled and dependable
  • Has ability to work with others and follow directions


  • Demonstrates skills to include but not limited to: knitting, machine sewing, hand sewing & crocheting
  • Assists Lead Counselor with camp activities
  • Participates in the supervision of campers
  • Reports a camper’s absence from a camp activity immediately to the Lead Counselor
  • Report all camper issues to the Lead Counselor
  • Observe campers daily for illness and/or injuries - report any difficulties related to health immediately to the Lead Counselor
  • Report supply needs to the Lead Counselor
  • Ensure that all materials are being utilized effectively at his /her site (limited waste)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

To qualify for this position you must be a minimum of 20 years of age with experience working with children and working in many of our crafting techniques. Access to a car is a plus.

About the Organization The Handwork Studio is where kids learn by making. Children explore and acquire a variety of skills from woodworking to cooking and learning to sew. The Handwork Studio Camps are where imagination comes to life.

We partner with some of the country's finest independent schools and universities. Our staff of professional artists, instructors, and skilled teachers love passing down the tradition of all different types of handwork skills.

The Handwork Studio is designed to...

Nurture its students

Provide a positive social environment

Encourage a "Can Do" attitude

Foster creativity

Instill learning lifetime skills

The Result: Making really cool projects with new friends while having Fun! Fun! Fun!  

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