Program Assistant, Chester Children's Chorus (summer temp)

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Work type: Temporary Part Time
Location: Swarthmore
Categories: Staff

The Chester Children’s Chorus is hiring for Program Assistants as part of the summer learning program. The program runs from Monday, June 25 through Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Founded in 1994 by John Alston, the Chester Children's Chorus (CCC) is the only rigorous music education program currently in Chester, PA for grades 3-12. All CCC students are welcome to spend six weeks of their summer on the Swarthmore College campus, where chorus members participate in daily choral music instruction, dance, art, and academic and physical recreation classes. Program assistants work a variety of roles within the camp structure such as helping lead teachers in classes, escorting children across campus and food preparation. Camp occurs on the Swarthmore College campus. Please visit our website at www.chesterchildrenschorus.org before applying for this position.


  • High school diploma or higher, experience in a classroom setting preferred for those assisting in core classes
  • Must enjoy working with children
  • Ability to work independently

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods. 

Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. 


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