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2019 Employment Information

July 1 - Aug 9, 2019 (closed July 4 & 5)

Do you want to make a positive difference in the lives of children by working in an outdoor environment as a camp counselor? 

Do you want to have the opportunity to make a profound difference in the lives of children?

Then working at Montclair Grass Roots summer camp is the perfect way for you to spend the summer! 

We have served the community for over 50 years! We strive to create an inclusive community to help our campers grow strong and challenge themselves in a safe and lightly structured program where they can have fun. Throughout the day our campers freely engage in a variety of activities in a beautiful, spacious park, which has a large playground with multi-stage equipment, 2 baseball fields, volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts!

We are currently seeking to hire creative, enthusiastic, nurturing and responsible instructors and counselors for the summer of 2019, July 1 - August 9 (closed July 4 &5).

 If you are a teacher, college student, high student, stay-at-home mom, retired professional or expert in a particular field and would love to share a passion with our students, please apply! 

An ideal candidate would have:

  • at least one year of experience working with children
  • expertise and experience in the subject of instruction
  • ability to plan and manage FUN, structured, indoor & outdoor activities with campers

Interested candidates should

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Make sure you explain your qualifications and interests, provide your resume and contact information. We will conduct interviews with all promising candidates. Background verifications, criminal background investigations will be conducted before any offers of employment are extended. All employment is at will. You must be able to attend two days of staff training.

Positions available for the summer of 2019

  • Lego NXT Robotics teachers
  • Video Game Creation teachers
  • Computer Programming teachers
  • Minecraft teachers
  • Science and Engineering teachers
  • Math teachers
  • Performing Arts (Singing, Acting, Dancing) teachers 
  • Outdoor Sports teachers
  • Counselors (age 18 and above as of June 30, 2019)
  • Junior Counselors (age 16 and 17 as of June 30, 2019)


  • Teachers (varies depending on experience and expertise) - $12-$20/instructional hour
  • Counselors ($9.00-12/hour)
  • Junior Counselors ($8.00/hour)

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