Day Camp Assistant Director


POSITION:  Day Camp Assistant Director

DEPARTMENT:  Parks

DATE POSTED:  February 14, 2020

DATE CLOSED:  

WAGES:  $9.50 - $10.50 per hour

HOURS:  Various

 

DEFINITION:  Assistant Day Camp Director will be responsible for leading summer day camp programming and reports directly to Director of Special Events and Activities and the Director of the Battell Community Center. Mishawaka Parks and Recreation is looking for an ENERGETIC LEADER to join our camp family for 10 incredible weeks this summer.

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. Assisting with planning, operations and direct supervision of camp programs, activities, procedures and policies
  7. Supervision of camp staff, including creating and managing programing, disciplining, delegating daily tasks and reporting to superiors
  8. Assist Camp Director with field trips, guest speakers and t-shirt distribution
  9. Planning and preparation of weekly activities and material
  10. Program assessment and development – we are looking to create a day camp we are proud of

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Preferred current college student or college graduate interested in learning on the job training relating to the field of camp programming, recreation, communication, psychology, education, sociology, environmental studies, or a related field
  2. Preferred 4 years of camp or related experience
  3. Proven experience to lead, mange programs, and volunteers
  4. Strong oral and written communication skills required
  5. Valid driver’s license
  6. First Aid, CPR, AED Certification-Adult and Child (offered)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Reach with hands and arms
  2. Use hands to operate tools or controls
  3. Sit, climb, balance, stoop, crouch
  4. Frequently lift or move 50 pounds
  5. Talk and hear
  6. Lift and move objects without assistance

 

APPLICATION:

Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:

Mail:

Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Fax: (574) 254-0197

Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov

 

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