Farrington is hiring for the summer!



Are you passionate about engaging youth in environmental programs – particularly youth from urban settings? Do you enjoy building program capacity and impact, directing and coaching staff, and working outdoors – sun, rain, and snow? Are you a forward thinker, self-starter, and have high energy? Then we are looking for you! We are hiring for a Summer Program Manager who will closely support the Program Director and collaborate with teen and adult staff to plan and deliver high-quality programming during Summer 2018. The position is 37.5 hours per week from mid-May until August 24th, with preference given to applicants who are available for April School Vacation Week programs (April 16-20th), and closing season hours until August 31st. This position reports to the Program Director. Opportunity for part-time work may be available in September 2018.


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in environmental education, elementary education, social work, or related field

  • At least one year of experience as a Manager, Assistant Director, or similar position in a camp setting, including supervising at least 5-10 counselors or staff members

  • Experience working directly with elementary school-aged children in a camp setting

  • Experience with and strong commitment to working with communities that are urban, low-income, and majority of color

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

  • Have or be willing to obtain First Aid/CPR Certification.

  • Basic computer and technology Skills

  • Ability to lift and move several feet objects weighing up to 30 pounds

  • Physical ability to negotiate hilly terrain, dirt roads and dirt and gravel trails.

  • Physical ability to respond quickly to situations requiring immediate action.

  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Must have personal vehicle.

  • Proficiency in a second language prevalent in the Boston area is a plus

Full details at the link below!

Summer Program Manager 2018 Job Description