Fashion Boot Camp Counselor

WE are seeking AMAZING fashion instructors this summer to join our award-winning Fashion Boot Camp program We provide pre-teens/teens the opportunity to gain insight into an industry that has yet to offer young designers in-depth opportunities to experience what it takes to be in the fashion industry.

As a Fashion Boot Camp instructor, you will teach aspiring designers between the ages of 11-16. During each 2-3 week course, you will engage campers in a fun, nurturing, and educational environment. Your goal is to take your campers from 0-60 through the design process. You will start with guiding campers to find their inspiration, then move on to designing and sketching, then sewing garments from their collection and in a final culmination, campers produce and walk in their own runway show.

Here is your opportunity to shape the next generation of fashion designers!

Available Positions

LEAD COUNSELOR
To lead, manage and ensure the safety well-being of campers, Specialty Counselor(s), Junior Counselor(s), Counselor in Training, (if applicable) within your respective program. The Lead Counselor also assists the Site Director in the management and operations of The Handwork Studio Summer Camp at your defined location(s).

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Access to a car is a plus and Valid Driver's license
  • Must be comfortable using a sewing machine
  • Must be comfortable using and altering commercial sewing patterns
  • 5+ years experience using a sewing machine
  • Degree in Fashion Design preferred, or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience working with children ages 11-15

SPECIALTY COUNSELOR
The Specialty Counselor supports the Lead Counselor in facilitating the Fashion Boot Camp program. He/she is responsible for the safety and well being of your campers in your charge at all times during camp hours. Must represent The Handwork Studio in a positive manner with parents, campers, and within the community. 

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a degree in fashion design is preferred or equivalent experience
  • Access to reliable transportation to get to your work location
  • Must be comfortable using a sewing machine
  • Must be comfortable using and altering commercial sewing patterns
  • 2+ years experience using a sewing machine
  • Experience working with children ages 11-15 is preferred