Camp Counselor


     
POSITION: Camp Counselor
DEPARTMENT: Parks
DATE POSTED: April 9, 2018
DATE CLOSED May 9, 2018
WAGES: $7.25 - $8.50 per hour
HOURS: Varies
     
 
DEFINITION: Camp Counselor will report directly Camp Director and Director of Recreation for summer day camp.
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. Assist with developing and implementing programming schedule for preschool and youth camps using programming guides, provided resources and supplies, and previous experience to formulate daily activity ideas
  4. Enforce safety regulations to keep a healthy and secure environment for the children
  5. Planning, operations and direct supervision of camp programs, activities, procedures and policies
  6. Set a good example for campers in cleanliness, punctuality, rules and sportsmanship
  7. Assist Camp Director with field trips, guest speakers and t-shirt distribution
  8. Learn the likes and dislikes of each camper
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
 
  1. Completion of at least one year of college
  2. First Aid / AED / CPR Certification preferred (Training offered)
  3. At least two years prior camp experience
  4. Knowledge/experience in an assortment 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. The 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