Camp Director


     
POSITION: Camp Director
DEPARTMENT: Parks
DATE POSTED: April 9, 2018
DATE CLOSED: May 9, 2018
WAGES: $8.75 - $9.50 per hour
HOURS: Varies
     
 
DEFINITION: Camp Director will be lead position for summer day camp and will report directly to Director of Recreation.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  1. Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success while at camp
  2. Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities
  3. Guide counselors and campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities
  4. Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, implementing positive discipline when required and communicating to parent/guardians regarding behavioral issues while at camp
  5. Enforce safety regulations
  6. Planning, operations and direct supervision of camp programs, activities, procedures and policies
  7. Supervision of camp staff, including creating and managing schedules, disciplining, delegating daily tasks and reporting to superiors in times of unacceptable behavior
  8. Assist Director of Recreation with field trips, guest speakers and t-shirt distribution
  9. Planning and preparation of weekly activities and material
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Completion of at least one year of college
  2. First Aid I AED I CPR Certification preferred (Training offered)
  3. At least two years’ prior camp experience
  4. Knowledge/experience in an asso1iment of sports and activities
  5. Exhibits dependability, punctuality, patience, teamwork, self-control and enthusiasm
  6. Possesses good leadership abilities and responsibility
  7. Has the ability to work under minimal supervision
  8. Pass a background check and drug screen
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Employee must be able to walk, stand, stoop, bend and lift up to 25 pounds unassisted and climb stairs.
  2. Employee must have the ability to traverse variable terrain.

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Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail: Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third St
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov
 
The City of Mishawaka is an Equal Opportunity Employer