Jobs with Camp Reel Stories

 

Reel Stories Media Teacher Job Description

SHARED VALUES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Support Camp Reel Stories in bringing their mission statement to life in innovative ways
  • Commit to building a community of people who are actively supporting the work of women in the film industry
  • Demonstrate professionalism and accountability
  • Take initiative to analyze and solve problems
  • Treat others with courtesy and respect
  • Communicate kindly, constructively and directly with co-workers and supervisors
  • Offer constructive feedback to make the program better

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a “people person” with excellent written and in-person communication skills
  • Love working with teens
  • Be very upbeat and energetic when interacting with students and parents
  • A natural leader
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone successfully and efficiently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with your supervisor and other staff members
  • Openness to feedback and desire to grow professionally
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain an excellent work ethic, a high level of energy and exceptional enthusiasm

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • College graduate
  • Experience working in formal or informal educational settings
  • Experience working in summer camps or after school programs.
  • Professional experience in the film industry preferred or knowledge of and interest in the filmmaking process

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The Reel Stories media teacher is the face of our programs (such as our after school program, summer camp, weekend workshops, etc), and will be in charge of instructing and supervising students throughout the program. The Reel Stories curriculum is divided into the categories of media literacy, narrative filmmaking, documentary filmmaking, screenwriting, sound recording, camera operation, acting, production design, producing, editing, and sound editing. The media teacher needs to be prepared to supplement and/or teach a 1.5 hour lesson on any or all of these subjects. In addition to teaching, the media teacher has a set of technical support duties including equipment checkout and inventory, equipment setup and breakdown, software troubleshooting, and video editing. Lastly, the media teacher is responsible for editing together a master sequence of all completed student projects in preparation for screening their films after program.

Technical skills: Teaching experience and experience with our programs’ technical resources are a plus. Filmmakers at Reel Stories use the Canon EOS rebel T5, Zoom H4n handy recorders, and Sennheiser boom mics for production. Filmmakers use Adobe Creative suite – including Premiere Pro CC and After Effects – for post-production.

Soft skills: The RS media teacher should be skilled in mediation, and be able to maintain a collaborative learning environment that is encouraging and safe for women, trans, and non-binary students.

SUPERVISION GIVEN/RECEIVED

  • Direct supervision by Esther Pearl, Executive Director

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Some lifting and carrying up to 60 lbs.
  • Typing, writing, reading
  • Seeing, hearing and speaking, both nearby and at a distance
  • Use hands and fingers to help with classroom supplies and operate equipment
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, kneeling

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to corinne@campreelstories.com

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Programs Assistant Job Description
Americorps BAYAC Position

As Programs Assistant your role will be:

  • Assisting the CRS Program Coordinator in the creation youth media workshops
  • Assisting the CRS Program Coordinator with vetting and coordinating volunteers for youth media workshops
  • Implementing the Camp Reel Stories Media Curriculum for afterschool workshops and school clubs
  • Ensuring curriculum is responsive to members’ interests, rigorous, culturally relevant, and incorporates the Camp Reel Stories guiding principals
  • Outreaching to various middle schools, high schools, and community centers for key programming events
  • Coordinate the CRS Student Board of Directors.
    • Oversee media projects that focus on subjects relative to the CRS mission that will be created throughout the year by the CRS Student Board of Directors
    • Arrange for continuing education for the Student Board of Directors. That will include coordinating tours of local production companies, opportunities to attend local film festivals, on going media education

For more information click here: http://campreelstories.com/programs-assistant/ ‎

To apply click here: http://bayac.org/bayac-members/application-process


Internship Opportunities

-Research & Development Internship

-Community Engagement Internship (FILLED)

To apply, please specify which position you are interested in and submit your
resume and cover letter to corinne@campreelstories.com

 

We also have volunteer positions in Oakland and Los Angeles, learn more here……