Job Title: Recreation Camp Counselor (Sports Camp) (Part-Time)
Department: Parks and Recreation
Reports To: Recreation Coordinator
Open Date: January 15, 2020
Close Date: Open Until Filled, First Review: February 3, 2020
Salary Range: $9.50 – $12.00 per hour, DOE
Assists in the supervision of youths in the Sports Camp. Performs a variety of tasks including the coaching,
teaching, and leading of various sports games and scrimmages.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Works directly with children each day during all scheduled sports activities;
Responsible for implementing daily activities that coordinate with weekly sport;
Responsible for proper documentation pertaining to each child including sign in and out sheets;
Responsible for all disciplinary actions taken at the program site within an assigned age group;
Works as a team with other Recreation Camp Counselors in Sports Camp;
Holds secondary responsibility for program management;
Refers all parent complaints and concerns the Recreation Coordinator;
Uphold all of the City ordinances, policies and procedures set forth by the City of Meridian;
Ensures and promotes safety for children in varying environments of the program.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform other related duties as assigned or needed.
High school diploma plus one year experience in a summer camp setting or with youth programs, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work;
Must obtain CPR, AED and First Aid Certification prior to camp start date; CPR, AED & First Aid Certification offered as part of staff training;
Must have a general knowledge of several sports; including but not limited to: baseball / softball, basketball, football, and soccer;
Must have good public relations skills, and be a good organizer;
Must display an attitude of cooperation and the ability to work well with others and work as a team player;
Ability to act in an emergency;
Ability to communicate with management, co-workers and general public with respect and in a pleasant, courteous manner;
Integrity in the performance of assigned tasks.
Local travel to a variety of locations is required.
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to temperature changes, and is subject to outside environmental changes;
Constantly requires clarity of speech and hearing, which permits the employee to communicate effectively;
Constantly requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to function in a outside environment to accomplish tasks;
Occasionally requires driving a motor vehicle.
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