Birch Creek Employment Opportunities

2016 Summer Employment Opportunities

Birch Creek is a summer music academy whose mission is to provide intensive, performance-based instruction to promising young musicians ages 13-19, by immersing them in a professional, mentoring environment. While not directly involved in a student's education, counselors and interns are an integral part of a vibrant campus that includes students, professional musicians, and arts administrators.

2015 Staff

Counselors (1 male)

Responsibilities: Monitor students, develop and coordinate student recreational activities, share campus maintenance and housekeeping duties with other counselors, assist with student registration and orientation, assist with concert preparations and logistics, assist in office, library and with campus errands.
Qualifications: Music Education Majors with experience working with junior high and high school students preferred. Dependable, energetic, hard-working, self-motivated, well-organized, good at communications, and teamwork. Valid driver’s license required. Age 21+ required (due to automobile insurance requirements).
Salary: $325/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: Monday, June 13
End date: Tuesday, August 16

Male Counselor/Operations Support (1 position)

Responsibilities and Qualifications are similar to those posted under “Counselors.”
This person will assume full counseling duties during our four busiest weeks of camp. During the rest of the season, this person will have the opportunity to be involved in other support roles as needed, such as campus grounds and maintenance, music library, concert support, and filling in other areas as needed. This is a great way to experience many aspects of camp operation.
Salary and Start/End dates same as other Counselors  

Sound Technician/House Manager

Responsibilities: Coordinate and oversee sound set-up, sound enhancement, lighting, and recording for all campus and outreach concerts. Serve as house manager at all concerts and perform sound-checks for 30-concert season. Maintain concert hall, Green Room, and practice rooms. Assist with stage set-up and other concert preparations. Maintain equipment in campus Library/Listening Lab and Keyboard Lab. Assist with campus errands.
Qualifications: Experience setting up and operating a soundboard, lighting, and recording equipment. Knowledge of music performance and house management. Dependable, self-motivated, energetic, excels at working with people. Valid driver’s license required. Age 21+ preferred (for automobile insurance requirements).
Salary: $ 325/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: Monday, June 13
End date: Tuesday, August 16

Box Office Intern

Responsibilities: Operate box office for all campus concerts, manage ticket sales, perform ticket/cash reconciliation and record keeping, and assist with concert preparations. Oversee and train volunteers on box office procedures.
Qualifications: Arts administration or Music Business student with business or public relations background. Excellent communication and people skills, highly organized, dependable, and self-motivated with database software experience. Valid driver’s license required. Age 21+ preferred (for automobile insurance requirements).
Salary: $ 325/wk plus room and board. Full-time. Weekends required.
Start date: Tuesday, May 31
End date: Tuesday, August 16

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TO APPLY: Send letter of intent and resume to:                             
Bob Lindahl, Director of Operations                                                                         
bob@birchcreek.org
or                                                                                                                                          

PO Box 230
Egg Harbor, WI 54209

Calls of inquiry:
Bob Lindahl
920-868-3763
920-421-2470

It is Birch Creek’s policy to maintain a safe and supportive learning and living environment that is free from harassment, intimidation, and/or bullying and free from discrimination based on race, color, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability.