South Suburban Parks and Recreation

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Part Time Day Camp Counselor

at South Suburban Parks and Recreation

Pay: up to $11.54/hour
$11.54 - $
Posted: 8/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2528070

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

The Day Camp Counselor, under the direct supervision of the Day Camp Director, is responsible for the implementation of age appropriate activities in a variety of surroundings.  

Job Requirements

Must be at least 18 years old with a high school diploma or equivalent. CPR/ First Aid Certification is required. Universal Precaution and Medications Training certificates are required.
Must have three (3) months of satisfactory and verifiable full time or equivalent part time, satisfactory and verifiable experience with school- age children.  Must have verifiable proof of 465 hours of experience working with children after the age of 18.

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 and/or motor vehicle check is required.

Additional Information

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

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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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