Summer Camp Art Teacher

Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster is looking for energetic, dedicated teachers for our summer camp. Our camp runs from 9 am – 12:15 pm each day and serves children ages 4-10. The Summer Camp Art Teacher will teach and facilitate pre-planned art lessons and projects to groups of 8-12 campers at a time. 


  • 2+ years documented work with children 
  • Degree or in the process of obtaining a degree in art education, early childhood education, or related fields 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Ability to work outside for 5+ hours, be on your feet for extended periods, and lift 25+ pounds 
  • Available for at least 6 of 8 weeks of camp (running from June 12 to August 11 with the week of July 4th off) and staff training during the week of June 10-14 
  • Child abuse, state police, and fingerprinting clearances required 


  • Teach planned art lessons and projects to groups of 8-12 campers at a time; campers will be ages 4-10 in groups according to age 
  • Clean and maintain art space 
  • Organize and set up materials for activities 
  • Communicate with Hands on House Art Educator about materials to restock, activity plans, etc. 
  • Supervise children during transitions, playground time, and other specified times as needed 
  • Direct and supervise teen volunteers during art activities 
  • Assist in set up and clean-up of camp activities 
  • Attend weekly staff meetings 
  • Ensure safety policies are followed 

Other Information: 

  • Average workday 8 am- 1 pm, Monday-Friday 
  • Rate: $15-16 an hour 
  • Seasonal, part-time hourly position 

Click here to apply. 


Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working with children ages 2-10 and their families to learn through play. 

Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster does not and shall not discriminate based on race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or income in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to hiring and firing staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provisions of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. 

Hands-on House Children’s Museum of Lancaster is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job application on the bases of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, creed, age, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 




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