Camp Counselor


     
POSITION: Camp Counselor
DEPARTMENT: Parks
DATE POSTED: December 4, 2018
DATE CLOSED  
WAGES: $8.00 - $9.00 per hour
HOURS: Various
     
 
DEFINITION: Day Camp Counselor will be responsible for leading summer day camp programming and reports directly to the Day Camp Director.
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 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. Appropriate execution of camp programs, activities, procedures and policies
  7. Supervision of campers, including creating and managing programing, disciplining, and assisting the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director as needed
  8. Assist Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director with field trips, guest speakers and t-shirt distribution
  9. Planning and preparation of weekly activities and material
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. A degree-seeking or earning student interested in learning on the job training relating to the field of tourism, events management, leisure studies, recreation, communication, psychology, sociology, environmental studies, or a related field
  2. Proven experience to lead
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills required
  4. Valid driver’s license
  5. Alcohol and Tobacco Employee Permit.
  6. First Aid, CPR, AED Certification-Adult and Child (offered)
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