Job Opportunities

Day Camp Counselor

Day Camp Counselors are positive role models and enthusiastically enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and leading children through a variety of outdoor and indoor summertime activities. Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper.  The Counselor is responsible for partnering with other staff members and specialists to assist in teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities as well as guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Typical tasks for a Camp Counselor could include:

    • Participating in a friendly game of capture the flag or kick-ball
    • Teaching kids how to be in nature during Farm club or on a camping trip
    • Cooling off with creative pool/water-based activities
    • Engaging in meaningful conversation with youth (relationship building)
    • Educating kids about proper nutrition and healthy living
    • Supervising a fun field trip (weekly)
    • Interacting with parents and summer camp attendees to build lasting relationships

If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description here. To apply, complete our online application here.

Lead Camp Counselor

Lead Camp Counselor is responsible for partnering with other staff members and specialists to assist in teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities as well as guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Typical tasks for a Lead Camp Counselor could include:

    • Greet families during drop-offs and pick up – take temperatures, administer health checks, ensure mask-wearing.
    • Teach kids how to be together in nature.
    • Assist with making and serving meals.
    • Lead and support Junior and Day Counselors in the daily processes of camp.
    • Educate and role model proper nutrition and healthy living.
    • Take lead on supervision during fun swimming and field trips (weekly)
    • Interacting with parents and summer camp attendees to build lasting relationships.
    • Work directly with the Camp Director to organize and execute weekly schedule

If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description here. To apply, complete our online application here.

Science Instructor

The Science Instructor will further the mission of Camp ANV through the development and delivery of science activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the science area and related equipment and supplies. The instructor will prepare for and conduct an educational program that will teach scientific reasoning skills. Primary duties will include teaching basic science skills and a few different types of science  through hands-on experiments and activities during morning club times on Mondays and Wednesdays. Typical tasks for the Science Instructor include:

  • Provide 90 min sessions of guided science Instruction per group
  • Ensure and encourage the full participation and cooperation of each camper.
  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment.
  • Direct the Camp Manager and Lead Camp Counselors to complete tasks that will support the program including: purchasing supplies, organizing and setting up all necessary equipment prior to programs, and the breaking down, packing up, and cleaning of any equipment following each program, etc.
  • In conjunction and with the guidance of the Camp Manager and Camp staff work to create a meaningful camp experience for all participants.
  • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
  • Bilingual proficiency is highly desired but not required.

If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description here. To apply, complete our online application here.

Dance Instructor

The Dance Instructor will further the mission of Camp ANV through the development and delivery of dance activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the dance area and related equipment and supplies. The instructor will prepare for and conduct an educational program that will teach dance skills. Primary duties will include teaching basic dance skills, lessons on types of dance, as well as integration of community building through dance to youth during morning club times on Mondays and Wednesdays. Typical tasks for the Dance Instructor include:

  • Provide 90 min sessions of guided dance Instruction per group
  • Ensure and encourage the full participation and cooperation of each camper.
  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment.
  • Direct the Camp Manager and Lead Camp Counselors to complete tasks that will support the program including: purchasing supplies, organizing and setting up all necessary equipment prior to programs, and the breaking down, packing up, and cleaning of any equipment following each program, etc.
  • In conjunction and with the guidance of the Camp Manager and Camp staff work to create a meaningful camp experience for all participants.
  • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
  • Bilingual proficiency is highly desired but not required.

If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description here. To apply, complete our online application here.

Carpentry Instructor

The Carpentry Instructor will further the mission of Camp ANV through the development and delivery of woodworking activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities.  Assist in the management of the carpentry area and related equipment and supplies. The instructor will prepare for and conduct an educational program that will teach woodworking skills. Primary duties will include teaching basic woodworking skills, lessons on types of carpentry, as well as integration of community building through woodworking to youth during club times on Mondays and Fridays. Typical tasks for the Carpentry Instructor include:

  • Provide 60 min sessions of guided carpentry instruction per elementary group, and 105 min sessions of instruction for the middle school group.
  • Ensure and encourage the full participation and cooperation of each camper.
  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment.
  • Direct the Camp Manager and Lead Camp Counselors to complete tasks that will support the program including: purchasing supplies, organizing and setting up all necessary equipment prior to programs, and the breaking down, packing up, and cleaning of any equipment following each program, etc.
  • In conjunction and with the guidance of the Camp Manager and Camp staff, work to create a meaningful camp experience for all participants.
  • Assure campers are properly supervised at all times.
  • Bilingual proficiency is highly desired but not required.

If you are interested in this position, please review the detailed job description here. To apply, complete our online application here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a backyard farmer or gardener that wants to share your knowledge? Are you a writer inspired by nature or someone who loves to plan events? We need you!

There are many opportunities to work with us at Acta Non Verba, and we are always looking for amazing people to help out with our projects, from the garden to the classroom to the office. Check out our available positions below. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us at [email protected] to find out how we can work together!

For general volunteer inquiries or to be on the general volunteer list, please apply here:

Administrative & Operations Volunteer

Acta Non Verba is looking for a detail-oriented person to work part time/volunteer as an Administrative & Operations Assistant. We are looking for a passionate and motivated volunteer with administrative and operational duties in the ANV office. This includes tasks such as filing, data entry, web and social media population, assisting with our day-camp administrative operations, etc.

Social Media Volunteer

Acta Non Verba is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented intern to assist with social media. The social media intern will work directly with each team to create content with the goal of building community through our online presence, developing brand awareness, and generating inbound traffic.

Graphic Design/Marketing Volunteer

Acta Non Verba is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented volunteer to assist with graphic design. The graphic design volunteer will work directly with each team to create content for social media, communications, and outreach.

Development Volunteer

Acta Non Verba is looking for a Development Volunteer who is passionate about supporting and growing the community of Acta Non Verba supporters. This is a unique position for someone who is interested in assisting with a range of nonprofit development tasks, including communicating with donors, tracking donor information, planning and assisting with fundraising campaigns, and providing support on grant writing.

Carpenter Volunteer

We need a carpenter to help us build, finish, and repair small garden and farm structures using wood, concrete, and metal.

After-School Program Tutor

ASP tutors meet weekly with students enrolled in nearby elementary schools, who are residents of Tassafaronga Village and are enrolled in the after-school program.

Acta Non Verba (ANV) is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply. ANV does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, medical condition including genetic characteristics, mental or physical disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, (including transgender status), weight, height, linguistic characteristics (such as accent and limited English proficiency, where not substantially job-related), citizenship status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Women and Men of color strongly encouraged to apply.

Small stipends may be available to internships and volunteer opportunities. Volunteer opportunities and internships require at least 5-8 hours per week, unless you have more time. Schedule is flexible, but most days will require a minimum of a half hour to keep communications constant. We require a minimum three-month commitment.