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2022 Summer Camp Counselor II - Age 18 & up

Company: Young Men's Christian Association of Trenton NJ
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Assists with direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Helps Counselor I with planning, teaching, coordinating, carrying out activities and guiding campers in their person growth and daily living skills. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Supervises a group of children. 2. Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth 3. Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values. 4. Provides supervision for campers during transportation to and from camp or during scheduled field trips. 5. Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards. 6. Able and willing to wear a face mask or covering while working if necessary. 7. Willing to maintain health and safety standards which include, but are not limited to, cleaning and sanitizing all program areas using the supplied disinfectant cleaners. 8. Participate in staff training and meetings. 9. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies. 10. Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior. 11. Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions. 12. Perform other related duties as assigned. .

Requirements:
1. Three years high school experience or equivalent work experience 2. At least 18 years of age. 3. Previous experience working with children preferably in a day camp setting 4. Ability to communicate with campers, recognize hazards, deal effectively with inappropriate behavior. 5. Experience preferred in one or more of the following areas: songs/music, skits, sports, aquatics, recreational games, etc. 6. Previous experience with diverse populations preferred. 7. Able to provide proof of full vaccination for Covid 19. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Able to lift 25 lbs and climb a flight of stairs
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings including working and walking in extreme heat conditions. Background check must be completed within 10 days of offer. We understand and mutually accept the above position description represents our agreement as to the job to be performed. PM22 PI174713388

Keywords: Young Men's Christian Association of Trenton NJ, Lawrence , 2022 Summer Camp Counselor II - Age 18 & up, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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