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SE Day Camp Leader

Company: City of Lewisville
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

This position is responsible for providing a positive day camp experience for children by supervising day-to-day activities for the City's Camp PLAY/Teen Camp program including providing leadership and direction for 4-5 Day Camp Attendants. The Day Camp Leader ensures the smooth operation of Camp PLAY/Teen Camp, which includes providing daily activities for children, ages 6-15. The Day Camp Leader is also responsible for addressing patron complaints and handling emergency situations. This position will require extensive contact with children and adult citizens. Camp PLAY/Teen Camps run for the entire summer.

Starting Pay: $10.50/hour

2nd season: $11.00/hour

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00AM-6:30PM

Essential Functions

  • Performs supervisory functions for day camp program including Day Camp Attendants.
  • Develops, plans and coordinates the day camp activities.
  • Ensures daily camp activities are conducted in a safe, professional manner.
  • Ensures proper equipment and materials are available.
  • Interacts with participants, parents, staff, and supervisory personnel to provide a high-quality program.
  • Maintains facility appearance during and after camp activities.
  • Responsible for reporting any camp incidents to Camp Director.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience

  • Prior experience working with children and/or instructing day camp activities for children ages six to fifteen preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of recreational games, crafts, and activities.
  • Knowledge of and ability to develop quality programs for children ages.

Ability to:

  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing with citizens and staff.
  • Ability to implement, supervise and coordinate daily activities.
  • Ability to supervise and interact with children.
  • Ability to use good judgment regarding safety measures for planned activities.
  • Ability to resolve patron complaints and handle emergency situations in an efficient professional manner.

Skills

  • Skill in use of personal computer including Microsoft Office, e-mail and the internet.

Special Requirements

  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class "C" and good driving record as defined by City policy.
  • Must obtain CPR and First Aid Certification upon hire.

Keywords: City of Lewisville, Lewisville , SE Day Camp Leader, Other , Lewisville, Texas

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