Camp Mascot: 2020-2276

    • Washington, DC

The Position:

Provide entertainment as our mascot, Gomer, on an ad-hoc basis at Headfirst events, camps and other miscellaneous occurrences. We are looking for someone who is flexible to work nights and weekends with about a week’s notice of the dates needed. You will work directly with marketing, customer service, business development, and talent departments to create goodwill in the community.



  • Have enthusiasm and high energy at all times to keep the engagement level high
  • Make children consistently smile with friendly and demonstrative mannerisms
  • Communicate with children in a socially appropriate and family friendly manner
  • Analyze and interpret common social expressions and customer needs
  • Troubleshoot Mascot fear without delay
  • Adhere to Mascot costume operations including creativity, care, cleaning and maintenance
  • Take on additional responsibilities as assigned and requested

About You:

  • Previous experience as a mascot, cheerleader or other theater experience
  • Must be in good physical shape and able to lift approximately 30 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Able to work in costume
  • A flexible and humble contributor with a sincere emphasis on team over self.
  • A patient individual with a stellar sense of humor.

What You'll Gain:

  • A belief in The Headfirst Companies’ values and culture – that you can make a difference in the lives of children and young adults.
  • A capacity to maintain a positive attitude in every circumstance.
  • The ability to be creative under pressure

The Headfirst Companies are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers.

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