POSITION: Program Assistant(s) Summer 2022

Under the direct supervision of the CCC’s Program Manager & Coordinator, the Assistant(s) is responsible for assisting with all facets of the CCC’s summer programs activities and handling our facilities. This is a seasonal, part-time position with training, and work hours are June – August 2022. Please apply if you can work on Chappy any days in this range. Weekends are required.


  • Operate a safe and impactful community center environment for daily visitors
  • Cultivate strong relationships with visitors & community members
  • Maintain safe environments for program/activity participants
  • Greet parents and guardians daily and communicate program updates.
  • Assist the Program Manager with planning, scheduling, and coordinating programs and activities
  • Daily maintenance and upkeep of facilities including some physical labor such as chairs/tables set up & breakdown, tidy kitchen, storing groceries, game storage in the loft area (stairs), event set up (games, decorations, etc.)
  • Assist in recruiting & assigning duties to volunteers supporting larger events such as the CCC annual fair, fundraisers, art show, tennis tournament, etc. (see activities calendar on website)
  • Assume other duties as assigned by the program manager such as daily signage, social media, bulletin board notifications, production of weekly activity newsletter
  • Open and/or Close building some days of the week
  • Sell merchandise such as tee shirts, mugs, books, and other small items


  • Experience working with children
  • Must be motivated, energetic, punctual, and responsible
  • Act as an excellent role model for children with excitement & a positive attitude
  • Ability to resolve conflict and potential crises as they arise
  • Strong verbal communications skills
  • Ability to motivate, mentor, and assist in behavior change for children who are experiencing behavioral issues is necessary
  • Ability to ask for help when needed; training, guidance, and mentorship is provided throughout the season

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15 /hour


  • Any experience working with children (siblings, babysitting, etc.)
  • All relevant: involvement and/or enjoyment in the arts, team sports, individual sports, working with/or enjoying nature
  • Event or party planning a plus
  • A desire to be a part of a strong community


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • We are seeking two, perhaps three individuals who will share the following hours based on a weekly schedule prepared by the program manager. These hours may be split amongst all assistants depending on your “on island” summer schedule June – August 2022.
  • Available hours below to split between more than one assistant.
    • Mon – Fri hours to be determined (building greeter, sell merchandise, odds & ends type duties, close & lock building
    • Sat/Sun 10 am to 3 pm (open and close building)

Work Location:

  • Chappaquiddick Community Center @ 180 Chappaquiddick Road
  • Must be able to work daily on the island of Chappaquiddick, Edgartown, MA (Martha’s Vineyard)

Hours per week:

  • 5 to 20 depending on your availability and number of assistants hours are split between

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Our Mission: “To encourage a sense of neighborliness and a spirit of community, and cultivate a greater appreciation of Chappaquiddick and its environment.”

If interested, please click below and submit your job application to the CCC at chappyccenter@gmail.com. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!