Career Services - Camp Counselor


Camp Counselor

Job posted on April 24, 2020

Contact Information

Organization: Gateway Region YMCA

Contact Person: Shelly Norkaitis

2815 Scott Ave. Suite D
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

Phone Number: 314.421.8876

Email: [email protected]

Job Description

Part time position. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Follow general direction and perform other duties as assigned of by the Day Camp Director, Assistant. Day Camp Director and/or designee. Ensure the individual needs of the children are met within the program guidelines. Utilize sound judgment and discretionary skills in accordance with the Gateway Region YMCA policies. Maintain positive relationships with many diverse people, including staff, parents, volunteers and program site administration and demonstrate strong public relation skills. Ensure YMCA policies and guidelines are followed at all times. Maintain an environment that ensures children’s safety and well-being. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities. May serve as support staff based on needs of program participants, ensuring approved levels of support, assistance, and record keeping. All other duties assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 18 years of age. Experience working with children. At least 1 year of attending or working at Day Camp program- preferred. Ability to relate to children, parents, branch staff members and volunteers. Become CPR/First Aid Certified within established YMCA timeline and YMCA required training. WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical Mobility: walking, climbing, stairs, standing, kneeling, bending, leaning, stooping and sitting for extended periods of time. Physical Dexterity: ability to use telephone, computer, electronic equipment, exercise equipment, office equipment (fax, copier, stapler, etc.), tools and machinery as needed. Lifting: ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Sensory Requirements: ability to hear, listen, speak, smell, touch, taste, see and distinguish colors. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency.
Application Deadline: July 23, 2020


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