Hello Everyone,

I am looking for math camp interns and volunteers.

Please read the following email carefully before you apply.

Here are the classes we need interns / volunteers for:

Math Camp (Monday – Thursday; campers come 9:30am – 3pm):

               Two 2 week long sessions:  July 9 – 19; July 23 – August 2

Algebra Intensive (Monday – Thursday; campers come 8am-noon*):

                One 6 week long session: June 26 – August 2,
                First Week - June 26th - June 29th
                Second Week July 2,3,5,6
                July 9th - Aug 2 M,T,W,Th

              Interns:

  • HOURS and PAY
    • REQUIRED HOURS for MATH CAMP: 9 am – 3:15
    • OPTIONAL HOURS for MATH CAMP: 8:30-9am and you must tell me at least a day in advance if you will be coming in early, so that I know I can depend on you for making copies, getting the rooms ready, etc.
    • REQUIRED HOURS for (non-math camp) ALGEBRA: 7:30-1:45
    • OPTIONAL HOURS for (non-math camp) ALGEBRA: 1:45-2:15
    • PAY:  $12 per hour; maximum of 50 hours per two week session; maximum of 46 hours per session if you don’t come in for the optional hours.
    • Unpaid 30 minute lunch: 11:30-12 noon for math camp interns; 12:15-12:45 for algebra intern
  • Duties for math camp interns assigned to a specific class:
    • OPTIONAL HOURS duties: copies, preparing materials and rooms, etc.
    • REQUIRED HOURS duties
      • 9-9:30: wait in cafeteria for students: take accurate and thorough attendance
      • 3-3:15: wait in cafeteria with students for their parents: You MUST check off each student’s name as their parent or guardian picks them up; students can NOT leave if a guardian doesn’t come to the cafeteria to get them
      • 9:30-11:30, 12:30-3, first seven days of session
        • STAY in assigned classroom
        • When the teacher is explaining, you are expected to LISTEN so that you can help the students with exercises
        • When students are taking a contest, you are expected to complete the problems and then start thinking about and planning how you will explain them
        • Grading contests
        • When students are working on problems you are expected to circulate around the room and answer questions
        • After students finish contests, you are expected to explain solutions
        • Interns should not be playing on cell phones, laptops, etc.
        • 12-12:30 during the first seven days and whenever we have lunch on day 8
          • Interns should be in the cafeteria carefully monitoring students
        • Day 8:  Interns are responsible for
          • Running the contests in their assigned room; this includes
            • Explaining procedures
            • Handing out materials
            • Timing contests
            • Collecting contests
            • Bringing contests back to room 150
            • Perhaps helping to grade contests
            • INTERNS should ALWAYS be in their classroom when contests are being taken
          • Helping out with the pizza lunch and awards ceremony
            • Picking up pizza from delivery people
            • Setting up pizza, drinks, plates, napkins, etc.
            • Monitoring students during lunch, awards ceremony, tie-breakers
  • Duties for room 150 math camp intern:
    • Help with writing, copying, grading contests
    • Help with attendance and record keeping
    • Help with planning for last day contests, lunch and award ceremony
  • Duties for (non math camp) algebra intern
    • REQUIRED HOURS duties
      • 7:30-8am: wait in cafeteria for students: take accurate and thorough attendance
      • 12-12:15: wait in cafeteria with students for their parents: You MUST check off each student’s name as their parent or guardian picks them up; students can NOT leave if a guardian doesn’t come to the cafeteria to get them
      • 8am-noon
        • STAY in assigned classroom
        • When teacher is explaining, you are expected to LISTEN so that you can help the students with exercises
        • When students are taking an assessment, you are expected to complete the problems and then start thinking about and planning how you will explain them
        • Grading contests, quizzes, tests and other assessments
        • When students are working on problems you are expected to circulate around the room and answer questions
        • After students finish assessments, you are expected to explain solutions
        • Interns should not be playing on cell phones, laptops, etc.
    • 12:45-1:45 and OPTIONAL HOURS duties: help in room 150

Volunteers:

  • UNPAID
  • Typically work in room 150, but we may put you in a classroom
  • Volunteering for math camp is the best way to get chosen as an intern the following summer
  • Hours and days are flexible, but I will ask you to give me a schedule in advance so that I will know when to expect you

If you are interested in being a math competition camp intern or volunteer, please click on the link below and fill out the survey.  Applications will be accepted through April 15th, but the earlier you apply, the better your chances.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIC_JkoxAGp4t9nO9rE6WhD6HB9kEaRsM03cF9ncA-F9RmiQ/viewform?usp=send_form

-Dr. Heitzman

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