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Athletics Camp Counselor - Seasonal

Company: Wheaton Park District
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Deadline: Open until filled.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Responsible for the organization, implementation, and supervision of assigned camps.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent must be at least 18 years old with at least one year experience in youth related leadership field preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Supervise program participants.
* Prepare and actively participate in camp activities.
* Assist with the daily attendance records.
* Assure safety of camp participants at all times.
* Respond to concerns and complaints in a timely manner.
* Enforce camp rules and regulations.
* Guide campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
* Observe campers behavior, assess its appropriateness and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
* Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.
* Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.
* Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, ETC.

Must have and maintain: valid drivers license with acceptable driving records; CPR/AED certified or obtained within one (1) year of employment. Be a Mandated Reporter for the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be able to: occasionally remain in a stationary position for long periods; occasionally move about the facility and outdoors and position ones self to interact with campers; occasionally walk on uneven ground and move items such as supplies for camp activities weighing up to 25 lbs. and overhead and shoulders up to 10 lbs.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

This position may occasionally be exposed to all weather conditions, biting/stinging bugs and insects, dirt, and poisonous plants; and rarely mud, wet, and slippery surfaces.

OTHER DEMANDS

Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities. Maintain a positive attitude while dealing with campers and parents. The ability to deal with stressful situations and to respond to needs of participants with disabilities. Be a positive role model and leader. Must possess excellent problem solving skills, must be able to follow direction while showing good safety awareness and judgment. Must be organized, dependable, and flexible.

SALARY

$12.00 per hour

HOURS

Monday - Friday 7:30a to 6:00p (hours vary approximately 20 per week)

Keywords: Wheaton Park District, Wheaton , Athletics Camp Counselor - Seasonal, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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