Song Leader

Camp Livingston - Full Time

Job #24213

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Camp Livingston is a residential summer camp in Bennington, IN that serves 300 campers, ages 7-18, and employs over 60 staff, 18 and older. Camp Livingston has provided life changing summers and the opportunity for growth for children and young adults since 1920.

We are seeking a highly motivated and team focused individual to join our team as the Song Leader. Ideally, this person would have previous experience in teaching and/or leading music sessions and programming.

Dates of employment are June 5-August 6, with 6 days off throughout their time at camp. The Song Leader will report directly to the Director of Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the full summer music program.
  2. Plan and execute the day-to-day activities for each group, adjusting offerings to fit the age and skill demographic of participants.
  3. Create program plans for cabin rotations and elective programming (including supplies needed) and submit plans to Programming team at least 5 days in advance of any activity.
  4. Assist in leading Shabbat services.
  5. Lead campfires, song sessions, and nightly cabin music time.
  6. Perform daily checks on equipment and supplies.
  7. Clean and organize all area supplies and regularly.
  8. Inventory all supplies at the start and end of each session; complete supply requests for anything needed in a timely manner.
  9. Communicate schedule changes due to weather or unforeseen circumstances to Programming team and specialists.
  10. Participate in assigned unit programming.
  11. Any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor or Camp Executive Director.
  12. Must adhere to all other code of conduct as outlined in the staff handbook.



  1. At least 18 years of age.
  2. Highly skilled in guitar, other instrument experience preferred but not required.
  3. Previous experience teaching or leading music preferred but not required.
  4. Highly organized, punctual and flexible.
  5. High degree of self-motivation and capable of working independently, while at the same time possess the skills needed to be a team player and contribute to collaborative projects.
  6. Past attendance or employment at summer camp preferred but not required.


  1. Salary dependent upon level of education and experience.
  2. Room and board included in summer position.