Summer Camps Assistant/Intern - 2023


seasonal/temporary non-exempt


hours: 8:30 am-3:30 pm

  • Start date: June 22, 2023 (two days of onboarding)
  • Week one: June 26-20
  • Week two: July 10-14  (no camps July 11-15)
  • Week three: July 17-21
  • Week four: July 24-28
  • Week five: July 31-August 4

The Flynn is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We strive to be diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective. Our goal is to build and maintain an organization where everyone can do their best work. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people must be centered in the work we do, we encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

Arts education is an essential part of the Flynn's mission. We work hard to overcome barriers to participation, because everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the wonder and joy of creative expression. Flynn summer camps prioritize collaboration, creativity, and community and place an emphasis on social-emotional wellness. 


The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is Northern New England’s premiere performing arts center. The Flynn offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Our facilities include a 1,411-seat proscenium auditorium (Flynn Main Stage), a 180-seat black box cabaret space (Flynn Space), two education studios, a gallery with rotating exhibits of regional artists, and adjoining lobbies.

The Flynn hosts over 200 performances and over 50 camps and classes annually. Regularly scheduled performances include the Flynn season, which features world-class music, Broadway, theater, dance, and family performances on our Main Stage, with additional touring shows added throughout the year and weekday matinees presented through our Student Matinee Series, in addition to the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The Flynn also provides a performance venue for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Youth Orchestra, Lyric Theatre, and other local arts organizations.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to

Position Summary

The Summer Camp Assistant will support the daily activities of our various summer camps and the work of the primary Teaching Artist for the session while ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all campers.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with camp drop-off and pick-up
  • Work with the Education team to create a positive, creative, engaging experience for campers
  • Support the teacher with camper management during activities and breaks
  • Maintain the spaces used to ensure they are organized and stocked with necessities
  • Provide support during breaks so campers are never unattended
  • Collect supplies as directed by Camp Leader
  • Other duties as necessary


  • 18 years of age or older
  • Creativity and love of performing arts
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Experience working with children required
  • Group/classroom management and leadership skills
  • Energetic, upbeat attitude
  • Experience working in summer camps, childcare, or school preferred

This general outline illustrates the type of work that characterizes the Job Classification.  It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to the classification.

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