South Suburban Parks and Recreation

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Part Time Day Camp Aid

at South Suburban Parks and Recreation

Pay: up to $11.1/hour
$11.1 - $
Posted: 2/17/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2325760
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

The Day Camp Aid is responsible for assisting Day Camp Director and Counselors in supervising a variety of age appropriate recreational activities in a licensed child care setting.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 16 years of age with some schooling. CPR/ First Aid Certification and Universal Precaution, or the ability to obtain upon hire is required. Must have verifiable experience with school- age children.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of child care programming; recreation and its application; safety and emergency first-aid procedures; program management; customer service principles; and budget management.  The ability to successfully: establish and maintain safe environments for children; perform first aid and/or CPR in an emergency situation; work evenings and weekends;  work productively without supervision within established organizational policies and procedures;  provide superior customer service and resolve customer complaints and escalated problems; and effectively manage employees and budgets.  Skilled in: lifesaving procedures and instruction; recruiting, supervising, training, evaluating and motivating employees. 

A combination of education and experience may be considered. The ability to successfully complete a background check including and not limited to criminal history search is required.

Additional Information

For more detailed information on job functions and requirements, please view the full job description available under the 'Job Descriptions' section of our employment site or by clicking here.

Work Hours: This is a variable hour position. Please note weekly work hours will vary. Summer runs May 20-August 17 at Goodson Recreation Center, Lone Tree Recreation Center and Family Sports Center.

Please contact with questions regarding this opportunity.

Review of applications will begin immediately and initial interviews may commence prior to and/or after the advertised close date.

About South Suburban

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.
We serve nearly 155,000 residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson, and Arapahoe counties.  We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, and entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center.  In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 110 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.
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