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Summer Enrichment Academy Camp Counselor II

Company: City of Evanston
Location: Evanston
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Parks, Recreation & Community Services - SeasonalDate Posted: 2/28/2022Location: Chandler-Newberger CenterDescription: Summer Enrichment Academy is a half-day camp for children ages 3-5 years. Camp meets at the Bent Park shelter located at Hastings St. at Cowper Ave. in Evanston. This camp is designed to challenge campers to explore, create and learn throughout their week long camp experience. Each week's activities will revolve around a designated theme that is designed to focus on one of the STEAM concepts. Job Summary: The Camp Counselor II position is responsible for assisting the Camp Director in the day-to-day operation of the Summer Enrichment Academy. This position will facilitate daily activities and adhere to the schedule and curricula developed by the Camp Director. The Camp Counselor II will adhere to camp rules as set by the Camp Director, and set an example for Camp Counselor I staff by being engaging with campers and families. This position will step into the Camp Director position in the absence of the Camp Director. Tasks: Attend staff training sessions Instruct and facilitate program activities for camp participants Responsible for the safety of individuals in camp Responsible for effective and appropriate communication to caregivers Regarding participant progress and behavior within program setting Attend staff meetings as scheduled by camp director/program manager Enforce late pick up policy and ensure all participants are properly dismissed to caregiver Responsible for care and maintenance of camp equipment and storage areas Complete written reports such as accident, incident and the like on a timely basis Communicate to supervisor(s) if there are problems or issues needing special attention. Performs other duties as assigned by camp director or Program coordinator Qualifications: At least 1-2 summer of experience working in a camp setting At least 1 year cumulative experience working with children ages 3-5 Certification in CPR Supervision: This position reports to the Summer Enrichment Camp Director, as well as the Chandler-Newberger Program Coordinator. Rate: Starting at $12.75/ hour Schedule: Part-time hours are 8:45am-12:15pm Monday through Friday. Camp dates are June 13-August 5. Application Procedure:To apply for this position, please apply online at www.cityofevanston.org on or before the closing date. Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position. Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity. The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-866-5095 (TTY)

Keywords: City of Evanston, Evanston , Summer Enrichment Academy Camp Counselor II, Other , Evanston, Illinois

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