Job Opportunities

LARP Adventure Program’s classes and camps are a combination of theater, martial arts, and costume/prop/stage design. If you think hands-on experiences are the best way to learn then this might be a great opportunity for you!

We use the LARP format to teach kids 21st-century skills like critical thinking and leadership through immersive storytelling and transformational experiences. LARP stands for Live Action Role Playing. Experience with LARP or tabletop roleplaying games are NOT required. We will train you!

We have a variety of seasonal positions to fit your schedule!

If you would like to apply for any of the positions below send the following to jobs@larpadventureprogram.com

  • Cover letter highlighting relevant experience
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References

Please Note: ALL staff are required to have a positive COR/SORI check, valid & current legal ID and First Aid CPR / AED certification or higher.

Afterschool LARP Class Instructors (Hiring for Spring until March 1st)

These programs run September to June, and are broken into trimesters. Positions are generally 2-3 hours once a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and leads a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include DIY projects and crafts, physical games, theater activities, creative writing, etc.
  • Requests supplies and materials for weekly activities.
  • Identifies and responds to participant behavior issues.
  • Ensures that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and attendance.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the program.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all safety guidelines associated with the program. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for participant safety and whereabouts at all times.
  • Reports concerns to Site Coordinator and LAP Administration.

Requirements:

  • At least 1-year experience working with children (i.e. teaching youth elementary school and middle school or working summer camps)
  • Have a sense of fun
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to lead and participate in activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, arts and craft, theater and improv, team building initiatives, physical games, and activities
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with/without direct supervision
  • Ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Positive CORI/SORI and BRC Reports
  • Current CPR/First Aid certificate or ability to get certified within 30 days from DOH
  • Ability to work afternoons from September through June
  • Ability to perform safety drills

Candidates with the following backgrounds are encouraged to apply:

  • Art and DIY Projects (EVA, Cosplay, Prop Building, Costume Making, Sewing, Medieval Crafts, etc.)
  • Running tabletop roleplaying games (like Dungeons and Dragons) for children 
  • Theater
  • Martial Arts
  • Creative Writing and Storytelling
  • Expeditionary Education: Outward Bound, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc. 

Working Conditions:

  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Location: Arlington, Winchester, Belmont
  • Must be available for work from September-June (You don’t need to be fully available this entire time. We will take people to work within this time period, but cannot guarantee work 5 days per week. Work is based on program enrollment numbers.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-5:30pm, days & times depending on location.
  • Must be available for online staff training prior to start date.
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Visual and auditory ability to supervise program participants.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive and responsible.
  • Pay Frequency: Bi-weekly
Afterschool D&D Class Instructors (Hiring for Spring until March 1st)

These programs run September to June, and are broken into trimesters. Positions are generally 2-3 hours once a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and leads Dungeons and Dragons for students in grades 5 to 8.
  • Requests supplies and materials for weekly activities.
  • Identifies and responds to participant behavior issues.
  • Ensures that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and attendance.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the program.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all safety guidelines associated with the program. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for participant safety and whereabouts at all times.
  • Reports concerns to Site Coordinator and LAP Administration.

Requirements:

  • Experience running Dungeons and Dragons or other TTRPG
  • At least 1-year experience working with children (i.e. teaching youth elementary school and middle school or working summer camps)
  • Have a sense of fun
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with/without direct supervision
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Positive CORI/SORI and BRC Reports
  • Current CPR/First Aid certificate or ability to get certified within 30 days from DOH
  • Ability to work afternoons from September through June

Preferred Skills:

  • Running tabletop roleplaying games (like Dungeons and Dragons) for children 
  • Experience with Roll20, D&D Beyond & the Beyond 20 Chrome Extension

Working Conditions:

  • Job Type: Temporary / Seasonal Part Time
  • Location: Arlington, MA (Other locations may be added at a later date.)
  • Must be available for work from September-June (You don’t need to be fully available this entire time. We will take people to work within this time period, but cannot guarantee work 5 days per week. Work is based on program enrollment numbers.  
  • Hours: Monday through Friday between 2:30pm-5:30pm, exact days & times depending on location.
  • Must be available for online staff training prior to start date.
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Visual and auditory ability to supervise program participants.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive and responsible.
  • Pay Frequency: Bi-weekly
Day Camp Counselors (Hiring for Summer until March 27th)

These programs run for 1 week in February and 1 week in April and weekly June through August. Positions are generally scheduled for a week per location.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and leads a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include DIY projects and crafts, physical games, theater activities, creative writing, etc.
  • Requests supplies and materials for weekly activities.
  • Identifies and responds to camper behavior issues.
  • Ensures that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for camper safety and whereabouts at all times.
  • Reports concerns to Site Coordinator and LAP Administration.

Requirements:

  • At least 1-year experience working with children (i.e. teaching youth elementary school and middle school or working summer camps)
  • Have a sense of fun
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, arts and craft, theater and improv, team building initiatives, physical games, and activities
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with/without direct supervision
  • Ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Positive CORI/SORI and BRC Reports
  • Current CPR/First Aid certificate or ability to get certified within 30 days from DOH
  • Ability to work throughout the summer
  • Ability to perform safety drills

Candidates with the following backgrounds are encouraged to apply:

  • Art and DIY Projects (EVA, Cosplay, Prop Building, Costume Making, Sewing, Medieval Crafts, etc.)
  • Theater
  • Martial Arts
  • Creative Writing and Storytelling
  • Expeditionary Education: Outward Bound, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc. 

Working Conditions:

  • Job Type: Temporary / Seasonal Full Time
  • Location: Arlington and  Winchester
  • Must be available for work from June 21 – August 13th (You don’t need to be fully available this entire time. We will take people to work within this time period, but there may not be hours every week – will depend on enrollment.)
  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Must be available for pre-camp training 
  • Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  • Visual and auditory ability to supervise program participants.
  • Ability to remain alert, attentive and responsible.
  • Pay Frequency: Bi-weekly
Kitchen Staff (Hiring for May & late July until March 30th)

Job Description:

We’re looking for experienced on-site Kitchen Staff for the overnight weekend events we run for teens periodically throughout the academic school year.

  • Before the event, our on-site kitchen staff will be responsible for creating a menu for the weekend that considers the participant’s dietary needs.
  • The week prior to the event they will assist in the shopping for supplies based on this menu.
  • During the event, they will focus on preparing and serving meals, managing food-service items and supplies, and maintaining all food-related equipment and spaces in sanitary conditions. 
  • After the event ends they will be responsible for cleaning the kitchen area and packing up supplies.


Responsibilities:

  • Prepare food items consistently with regard to food safety standards
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following sanitation standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
  • Manage and maintain supplies and foodstuffs for the event
  • Clean tables and chairs, sweep/mop floors, and empty trash in the kitchen and dining area

Requirements:

  • Food service experience (working for large groups preferred)
  • Serv-safe certification
  • Allergen Training 
  • Have a sense of fun (Gaming and LARPing experience is not required.)
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail, speed, and accuracy
  • Ability to change tasks quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Positive CORI/SORI
  • Ability to work various weekends from September through June

Essential Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position, occasionally in warm temperatures
  • Constant exposure to hot equipment and oil throughout the workday.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50 lbs
  • Able to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions

Working Conditions:

  • Job Type: Part-Time Seasonal
  • Location: Greater Boston Area (Locations vary from event to event however several events are already booked in Georgetown, MA for the 2023 season)
  • Overnight accommodations will be available on-site for the duration of the event
  • Hours: Weekend dates & times depending on location and event.
    • Columbus Day Weekend
    • Memorial Day Weekend
    • August 19th – 27th 2023
  • Payment for the entire weekend will be sent after the event.