RECREATION CAMP COUNSELOR (SUMMER) - 0218 Salary
PARKS & RECREATION
5/4/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
- Job Description
Brief Description of the Job: Under supervision of year-round staff, responsible for planning, leading and implementing core and non-core programs and experiences for children in a small group setting. Also responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of group participants. Assist in maintaining the interior and exterior of the facility. Assist with summer program lunches and snacks served daily.
- Job Duties
Essential Functions: Summer Camp Programing (85%):
- Help write and implement a weekly schedule for camp group.
- Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week to include activities for time spent on the bus.
- Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
- Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
- Communicate with parents about participant`s experiences and report concerns to Camp Leadership.
- Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
- Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
- Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas, including, but is not limited to, being responsible for campers` safety and their whereabouts at all times.
- Help guide Junior Camp Counselors and Camp Volunteers to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills.
Assist with Community Center Food Programs (10%): Assist with the set-up, serving, and clean-up of the summer lunch and snack programs.
Upkeep of Building/Grounds (5%): Inspect and maintain the exterior and interior of the building facility to maintain a safe environment for all campers. Remove trash from the playground and campus grounds. Sweep and mop floors as needed. Wipe down tables and put tables and chairs up each day.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Overall Strength Demands: Medium strength demands include exerting 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly.
Physical Demands: Continuously requires talking. Frequently requires standing, walking, carrying, sitting, reaching, kneeling, pushing/pulling, climbing, and using vision. Occasionally requires fine dexterity, handling, balancing, bending, crouching, and twisting.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Telephone, computers, copier, and recreational equipment.
Computer Equipment and Software: Computer, copier, and printer.
Overall Working Conditions: Satisfactory: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.
Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, and noise and vibration.
Health and Safety: None.
Primary Work Location: Community Centers.
Protective Equipment Required: None.
Frequently requires working closely with others as part of a team and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, and tedious or exacting work. Rarely requires emergency situations and irregular schedule/overtime.
Job Requirements Formal Education: High school diploma plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in Recreation is required.
Experience: Under and including one year of experience in Recreation is required.
Driver`s License Required: Class D South Carolina license.
Certifications and Other Requirements: First Aid and CPR.
- City of Greenville (SC)
- 206 S. Main St
Greenville, South Carolina, 29601
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