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|Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond|
|Day Camp Counselors work Mon. - Thurs. from 10am - 5 pm (26 hours per week) |
Overnight Camp Counselors work Mon. - Thurs. 6 pm to 10:00 am ($280 - 320 per week)
Night program staff work Mon.-Thurs. 6:00pm - 10:00 pm (16 hours per week)
The day program camp counselors are responsible for planning and conducting a program of nature study and camping skills for all units of Camp Little Hawk.
Night Program Staff are responsible for planning and conducting elective activities each night, camp-wide programs and special events based on a weekly theme.
1. Planning and conducting a camp program to include hiking, canoeing, archery, fishing, nature crafts, swimming, special events, and camp wide activities which will provide a remedial and elementary introduction and appreciation of the out of doors as mandated by the objectives of Camp Little Hawk.
2. Planning and introducing camping skills to increase self esteem and skill level of campers.
3. Supervision of campers and volunteer staff assigned to your group.
4. Responsible for equipment used in programs, reporting needed equipment, necessary repairs, etc.
5. Work with other staff toward the inclusion of specialized activities within the total program.
6. Keep statistical, guidance and other records of club members for use in program evaluation and program supervision.
7. Make daily reports to the Camp Director on camp program activities and attendance.
8. Ensure that campers know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.
9. Provide leadership, direction and guidance to the campers.
• Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar populations.
• Training and experience in teaching programs to children.
• Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.
• Demonstrated ability in supervising children
• Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
• Ability to deal effectively with members’ discipline problems
Physical Aspects of the Position:
• Ability to communicate and work with groups participating and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
• Ability to observe camper behavior, assesses its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
• Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
• Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
|Position: ||Part Time|
|Salary: ||Varies per position (160 - 320 per week)|
|Open Until: ||6/15/2012|
|How to Apply: ||email email@example.com for employment application|