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Post Date: May 20, 2023
Job Type: Per Diem/Contract/Other
Start Date: 06/05/2023
Salary: $7,920 per total term
Location: US - California - Berkeley
Job Reference: 51305
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Cal Performances is seeking a Camp Guidance Counselor to work for AileyCamp from June 5, 2023 to August 4, 2023.

Cal Performances presents and produces outstanding artists from the Bay Area, the United States, and around the world in performances and community programs which promote excellence, innovation, diversity, education, and community involvement, with the fundamental belief that the arts are vital to our society locally, nationally, and internationally. Berkeley/Oakland AileyCamp at Cal Performances is a program of the Education Department. Cal Performances supports AileyCamp with an array of professional performing arts services, including but not limited to marketing, public relations, facilities including Zellerbach Auditorium, and a full professional technical staff.   

AileyCamp is a nationally proven arts education program that uses dance as a vehicle for developing self-esteem, creative expression, and critical thinking skills among 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students (aged 11-14) from underserved communities. AileyCamp also provides exceptional dance training to middle school students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds. The project was inspired by the work of the late Alvin Ailey, internationally renowned dance artist, choreographer, and founder of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre.

Please visit to learn more about AileyCamp and Cal Performances.
Under the direction of the AileyCamp Director and Associate Director, the Camp Guidance Counselor is responsible for the educational aspects of the program as related to personal growth and development, as well as ensuring that class content and the camp environment is consistent with the goals of AileyCamp. Additionally, the Camp Guidance Counselor is responsible for:
-Provide counseling
-Provide resolution and serve as camp liaison
-Provide evaluation to workshops and campers’ progress
-Provide general oversights to campers and other duties as needed
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Other Information:
This is a temporary position with a start date of June 5, 2023 and an end date of August 4, 2023. Pay is $7,920 total for period of June 5, 2023 to August 4, 2023.

The individual will be performing the required duties in person on campus. Completion of campus-required COVID-19 training and testing (as applicable) for individuals working on campus is required.