Day Camp Counselor - Fall Break- Downtown

Ymca Of Metropolitan Chattanooga Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chattanooga is seeking a high-energy team player who enjoys being creative, outgoing and interactive with kids of all ages to work at our Fall Break Day Camp from October 11-15! Ongoing opportunities in childcare available after this week.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides direct supervision of a group of children in a seasonal day camp. Provides a quality experience to children and parents focused on YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, caring and faith.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervises a group of children.

  • Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values.

  • Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.

  • Attends staff meetings and trainings.

  • Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergencies.

  • Maintain accurate and timely records, including monitoring of check-in and check-out.

  • Maintains positive relations with parents and other staff. Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.

  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in a camp setting.

  • At least 17 years of age.

  • Previous experience with diverse populations preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings, including summer heat and sunlight, outdoors elements and aquatic environments.

Walking, stooping, standing, hearing, seeing, lifting (could be up to 50 pounds).

TRAINING

  • Certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED and O2 required

  • Y Camp training required before camp sessions, including online safety courses. Please note that there will be a mandatory training on Saturday, May 22, 2021.

  • New Employee Orientation required upon hire

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Ymca Of Metropolitan Chattanooga