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Lead Summer Day Camp Counselor (Northgate) - 2021

Company: Associated Recreation Council
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Associated Recreation Council, the non-profit partner with Seattle Parks & Recreation, is currently looking for individuals who wish to actively support their communities while having fun and help provide a great experience for children ages 5-12. Our summer day camps provide a fun, creative, safe, and welcoming environment for children to learn, play, and grow.

We are hiring for Lead Summer Day Camp Counselor positions for our Summer Day Camp program in Seattle at Northgate Community Center.

Starting Pay Rate: $17.64 hourly DOE/non-exempt

Schedule:

  • June 21, 2021 through August 27, 2021
  • Monday - Friday; shifts are up to 4.5 to hours per day, from 22.5 - 27 hours per week depending on the schedule
  • Available shifts are from 7:30am - 12:00pm (noon) or 1:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Camp runs from 7:30am to 6:00pm depending on arrivals/departures
  • The schedule is subject to change based upon programming needs and requirements.
  • You may be asked to work at other sites as needed to cover shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead programs and activities such as: arts and crafts, organized games, cultural activities, drama, music, story hour, sports, field trips, and other special projects and events
  • Facilitate the transition of children from one activity to the next
  • Maintain required ratio and head count
  • Work with other staff to ensure the care and safety of participants at all times
  • Periodically, in the absence of a Director or Assistant Director in the program, you may need to be in charge of the program and/or open or close the program
  • Must be willing to complete training for workplace safety training, specific summer programming training, certification in First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Permit, HIV/AIDS blood-borne pathogens education, and STARS training

Requirements:

  • Eighteen years of age or older
  • High School diploma/GED or transcripts of secondary education
  • Must have 1-2 years of experience working with youth in a recreation setting or childcare setting
  • Experience with working with 5-12 year olds and with large groups on field trips
  • Experience with leading activities to children and supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to commit to entire summer
  • Current First Aid, CPR, and Food Handlers permit a plus
  • If hired, must be willing to obtain Food Worker's permit, TB test, portable criminal background check, provide MMR vaccination records, three references, copy of diploma/transcript
  • If hired, must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid government issued ID and sign up for direct deposit with either checking or savings account
  • This is a part-time seasonal position. Benefits include 401(k) (if eligible), Pre-tax Employee Contribution Transit Plan, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Sick and Safe Time (PSST). Lead Counselors may be asked to help out at other program sites as needed.

Keywords: Associated Recreation Council, Seattle , Lead Summer Day Camp Counselor (Northgate) - 2021, Other , Seattle, Washington

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