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Apply to be Camp Piney Branch Assistant Director! 


Program Overview

Camp Piney Branch is a community-based summer enrichment program for youth in the Long Branch community in Montgomery County. Due to COVID19 restrictions, the camp will offer hands-on learning experiences for rising 2nd through high school students through an online platform as well as opportunities for small group outdoor exploration and recreation activities using appropriate social distancing and safety protocols.  The camp provides lunch for pick up prior to daily recreation activities at Clifton Baptist Church, instruction in STEM and other themed and age-appropriate activities included in the national statewide organization summer guide: in addition to community service opportunities for middle school and high school youth.


Sponsoring Organization Summary:

CHEER is a community-based nonprofit serving the Long Branch/ Takoma Park community. Its mission is to provide people with the knowledge and ability to create healthy, thriving communities, especially in the neighborhoods that bear the greatest burden of socio-economic inequity. We act as a facilitator and a catalyst in generating community driven activities to fulfill community defined goals for health, housing, community development, and youth development.


CHEER is the fiscal agent for Camp Piney Branch, with major funding from the Montgomery County Government Community Grants program.


Position Summary:

The Assistant Camp Director will work closely with the Camp Director to provide overall leadership for all camp  programs with a special focus on the onsite outdoor program and the leadership development of the middle school and high school participants as well as the onsite outdoor program.   Assisting with the development and implementation of student service opportunities


Additional support  responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing daily  meal distribution

  • Insuring camper safety and well-being

  • Overseeing day to day operations and program implementation

  • Community relations and outreach


The Assistant Director should have the following character traits:

  • Friendly, outgoing, and energetic

  • Innovative, enthusiastic about helping lay the foundation for a unique summer program

  • Confident in inspiring youth to make a difference in their community through impactful service projects

  • Flexible, takes initiative, and proactive

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with a variety of ages (parents, staff, and campers)

  • Excellent problem solving



  • Experience working with children from diverse cultures preferred

  • Experience working with online learning systems preferred

  • BA/BS degree and teaching credential preferred

  • 2+ years of teaching experience

  • Must have reliable home access to internet           


A stipend of $4,500 will be provided in two installments.


Application Process

All candidates will be required to complete a background check.

To apply, please complete the application online at .If you have additional questions, please email the program director, Bryan Goehring, at .

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