Staff Application Step 1 of 8 12% Thank you for your interest in a position with Hale! Hale is 1,137 acres of woods with four ponds in Westwood and Dover, Massachusetts. Hale is a vibrant community with over 140 seasonal employees delivering programs to more than 15,000 children, families, schools and organizations throughout Greater Boston. We look to hire energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated, honest people with a good sense of humor. Although many of our positions require certifications, we do provide training programs prior to the start of employment to ensure staff are properly prepared for their responsibilities. For position descriptions and availability, please visit our employment page. Before you begin your application: Thoroughly review Hale’s website to understand our programs and identify job opportunities you are most qualified for and interested in. Collect your resume and /or information about your education, work history, and certifications. Reflect on the following questions (or draft responses to them in advance): Why would you like to work at Hale this fall? What age group do you have the most experience working with, and in what capacity? What is a favorite moment you’ve had while teaching or helping others? What is your personal philosophy for working with people in the outdoors? What is one strength you would bring to your work at Hale, and what is one goal you would hope to achieve if hired? Please describe your availability for the duration of the season (for example: I have a 3-week vacation planned; I am an elite athlete who travels for games every weekday; etc.) We recommend using Firefox or Chrome to complete this application. If your browser blocks cookies you may need to temporarily allow them. As you complete the application, we recommend copying and pasting your information and responses in a separate document; if you experience any technical issues, you will be able to easily enter your information again. 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Applicant InformationHale does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, citizenship, marital status, or any other legally protected category.Name* First Last Address* Street Address City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticaAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBeninBermudaBhutanBoliviaBonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaChristmas IslandCocos IslandsColombiaComorosCongo, Democratic Republic of theCongo, Republic of theCook IslandsCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCuraçaoCyprusCzech RepublicCôte d'IvoireDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEswatini (Swaziland)EthiopiaFalkland IslandsFaroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadaGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard and McDonald IslandsHoly SeeHondurasHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIranIraqIrelandIsle of ManIsraelItalyJamaicaJapanJerseyJordanKazakhstanKenyaKiribatiKuwaitKyrgyzstanLao People's Democratic RepublicLatviaLebanonLesothoLiberiaLibyaLiechtensteinLithuaniaLuxembourgMacauMacedoniaMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaldivesMaliMaltaMarshall IslandsMartiniqueMauritaniaMauritiusMayotteMexicoMicronesiaMoldovaMonacoMongoliaMontenegroMontserratMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNamibiaNauruNepalNetherlandsNew CaledoniaNew ZealandNicaraguaNigerNigeriaNiueNorfolk IslandNorth KoreaNorthern Mariana IslandsNorwayOmanPakistanPalauPalestine, State ofPanamaPapua New GuineaParaguayPeruPhilippinesPitcairnPolandPortugalPuerto RicoQatarRomaniaRussiaRwandaRéunionSaint BarthélemySaint HelenaSaint Kitts and NevisSaint LuciaSaint MartinSaint Pierre and MiquelonSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSamoaSan MarinoSao Tome and PrincipeSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSeychellesSierra LeoneSingaporeSint MaartenSlovakiaSloveniaSolomon IslandsSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth GeorgiaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSurinameSvalbard and Jan Mayen IslandsSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTajikistanTanzaniaThailandTimor-LesteTogoTokelauTongaTrinidad and TobagoTunisiaTurkeyTurkmenistanTurks and Caicos IslandsTuvaluUS Minor Outlying IslandsUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVanuatuVenezuelaVietnamVirgin Islands, BritishVirgin Islands, U.S.Wallis and FutunaWestern SaharaYemenZambiaZimbabweÅland Islands Country Applicant's Phone Number*Applicant's Email Address* I will be 16 years old by the start of the season.*YesNo PositionPlease indicate the position you are applying for.Available Positions Leadership Assistant Counselor (15+) Caretaker – First Aid/CPR Required Counselor – First Aid/CPR Required Gate Guard (at Hale Summer Club OR Hale Front Gate) Lifeguard – First Aid/CPR/LGT Required Water Saftey Instructor (Swim Instructor) - First Aid/CPR/LGT/WSI Required Environmental Educator – First Aid/CPR Required; WFA Preferred Specialty Counselor (Archery, Arts & Crafts, Mountain Biking, Outdoor Adventures, etc.) Program Director – First Aid/CPR Required Office Administrator Summer Challenge Course Specialist – Prior belay and challenge course experience preferred but not required Health Center Staff Buildings and Grounds Counselor - HDC All positions, unless otherwise noted, require the applicant to be 16 years old at the time of employment. Required certifications must be obtained prior to beginning work.Available Positions Hale Summer Club Caretaker – First Aid/CPR Required Junior Counselor – First Aid/CPR Required (HDC or HSC) Hale Summer Club Gate Guard Hale Day Camp Leadership Assistant Counselor Required certifications must be obtained prior to beginning work.General CommentsIf you have any specific requests or comments regarding your employment at Hale, please note them here: Education & TrainingUse the buttons on the right to add additional entries as needed.Educational BackgroundSchool & City, StateLevel / Grade Completed by upcoming summerDiploma / DegreeCourse of StudyRelated Training, skills, or extra-curricular activitiesHonors CertificationsPlease list any relevant certifications (first aid, lifeguarding, facilitator, etc.) you may have.Certification TypeCertifying Org. or CompanyExpiration Date (if any) Please select the certification(s) you are interested in obtaining.Please note that most training courses cost money and are not offered at Hale. First Aid/CPR Lifeguarding (includes FA/CPR) Water Safety Instructor Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Archery Challenge Course Training Small Craft Safety Certification (Boating) Please select the certification(s) you are interested in obtaining.Please note that most training courses cost money and are not offered at Hale. First Aid/CPR Employment HistoryBeginning with your current or most recent job, please list your employment or volunteer history.Employer 1LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for LeavingAdd another employer?YesNoEmployer 2LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for LeavingAdd another employer?YesNoEmployer 3LocationDate Started MM DD YYYY Date Ended MM DD YYYY Job TitleWork PerformedSupervisor Name First Last Supervisor PhoneSupervisor Email Reason for Leaving Which activities are you qualified to facilitate?For each of the following activities, please tell us whether you are: UNQUALIFIED – You could not facilitate the activity ASSIST – You have the knowledge and skills to assist with the activity LEAD – You have the knowledge and skills to lead the activity Archery*UnqualifiedAssistLeadNature / Natural History*UnqualifiedAssistLeadHiking*UnqualifiedAssistLeadSurvival Skills*UnqualifiedAssistLeadFire Building*UnqualifiedAssistLeadCamping*UnqualifiedAssistLeadOrienteering*UnqualifiedAssistLeadTrip and Travel*UnqualifiedAssistLeadCanoeing*UnqualifiedAssistLeadSailing*UnqualifiedAssistLeadRowing*UnqualifiedAssistLeadKayaking*UnqualifiedAssistLeadRopes (High)*UnqualifiedAssistLeadRopes (Low)*UnqualifiedAssistLeadTeam Building*UnqualifiedAssistLeadCorporate Training*UnqualifiedAssistLeadSwimming (lessons)*UnqualifiedAssistLeadLifeguarding*UnqualifiedAssistLeadMusic*UnqualifiedAssistLeadDrama / Theater*UnqualifiedAssistLeadArts and Crafts*UnqualifiedAssistLeadMath Tutor / Teacher*UnqualifiedAssistLeadLiteracy Tutor / Teacher*UnqualifiedAssistLeadAre there other activities you can LEAD, and if so, what are they?Are there other activities you can ASSIST with, and if so, what are they?ReferencesPlease select teachers, supervisors, or others with knowledge of your professional experience. Do not provide contact information for friends or family members. Hale contacts all references prior to hiring employees.Reference #1*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationshipReference #2*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationshipReference #3*NameEmail or AddressPhoneRelationship Employment Questions1. Explain why you would like to work at Hale. Please be specific about the area you are interested in.*1. Explain why you would like to work at Hale. Please be specific about the area you are interested in.*2. What age group do you have the most experience working with and in what capacity?*3. Please share a favorite moment you have had while teaching or helping others.*4. Explain your philosophy for working with participants in the outdoors.*5. Please share one of your strengths you would bring to Hale and one goal you hope to achieve in your time at Hale.*6. Please describe your availability during the upcoming season (for example: I have a 3 week vacation planned; I am an elite athlete who travels for games every weekday; etc.)*7. Feel free to include anything with this application that you think may help us get to know you better. (examples: essays, photos, stories, art work, challenge course portfolio, etc.) Drop files here or Wait!Once you click submit you will no longer be able to edit your application. If you need to make changes, click Previous. If you’re finished, please continue.By clicking submit, you agree to the following:I understand that Hale conducts Criminal and Sexual Offender History Background Checks on all employees following initial interview. Also, as part of the hiring process, Hale may review any social networking or blog sites for content. To the best of my knowledge the information in this Employment Application is correct and true.NameThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.