Responsible for every day operational tasks of Blue Springs
Summer Day Camp under the supervision of the Day Camp Manager.
Work is approximately 25 - 40 hours per week beginning around
May 26th. Camp runs through August 21st. Applicants who need varied
work hours or who need to work fewer weeks during the summer are
still encouraged to apply.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Administers standards of behavior and discipline to ensure the
safety and well being of campers in a specific assigned group of
day campers. Communicates policies and enforcement procedures to
campers for the purpose of ensuring their understanding and the
potential consequences of violation
Serves as primary caregiver for each camper between 5-12 years
old. Assists in planning, teaching, coordinating and carrying out
activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and
recreation while ensuring a safe and positive learning environment.
Interacts with all campers and parents in a polite manner
Maintains camp equipment, work area, camper's files/records, and
attendance records, for the purpose of ensuring availability of
items and/or providing reliable information. Maintain a variety of
records (e.g. accident and incident reports, discipline,
checklists, timesheets, etc.) and submit these to the Day Camp
Be familiar with and have the ability to conduct the program
site's emergency action procedures
- Obey and comply with all City of Blue Springs, Blue Springs
Parks and Recreation, State and Local ordinances and policies
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Education and Special License(s)/Certifications -
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, AED and first aid certification
preferred or ability to obtain before the start of camp.
Experience - Must be 16 years of age or older. Previous
experience working with youth preferred.
SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Skills - Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
skill in fostering positive, healthy relationships with children or
youth, skill in implementing program of activities; skill in
preventing accidents and reacting professionally during
Mental Requirements - Ability to work well with patrons of all
ages. Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks despite
interruptions and perform a variety of tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work independently and follow oral and written
Physical Requirements - Must be able to sit, stand, walk, talk,
and hear frequently; must be able to frequently use hands to
operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or office
machines; must be able to frequently reach with hands and arms;
must be able to occasionally lift, move, push, pull, or transport
up to 50 pounds at least 25 feet; must have close vision and the
ability to adjust focus frequently. Most work is performed in
various aquatic, athletic, recreational, or performing arts
settings where noise levels are frequently moderate to loud, and
Supervisory Responsibility - None.