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Camp Youth Attendant/Part-time

at Town of Frisco (CO)

Pay: $13.13 to $14.45/hour
$13.13 - $14.45
Posted: 5/8/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2441127
Keywords: service

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Responsible for teaching, leading, and participating in daily activities with youth enrolled in the camp programs.  Assists with the design and planning of programs or activities, and implementing such programs or activities with camp participants.  Youth Attendant are also responsible for delivering exceptional guest service for the Recreation and Culture Department.   

Responsibilities

·         Responsible for the supervision, well-being, safety and care of children and youth attending Recreation and Culture Department programs.

·         Creates a fun and energetic environment for the campers on a daily basis.

·        Leads program activities, organizes play and structured classes, and ensures children and youth are engaged and fully participating.

·         Interacts with guests, parents, and participants in a positive and professional manner, utilizing exceptional guest service standards. 

·         Maintains professional attitudes and relationships with parents, participants, and co-workers.

·           Works in a team-based environment supporting the Recreation and Culture Department, the Town of Frisco, the initiatives of the Director and Manager, and other recreation youth attendants. 

·         Effectively disseminates information using effective written and oral communication techniques to parents about the program, schedules, and any issues that may arise throughout the day.

·    Safely transports participants utilizing vans, buses, or public transportation as needed. Recreation Youth Attendant will be trained on driving 15-passenger vans prior to transporting any participants.  

·         Ensures that facilities are clean, well-maintained, safe and presentable to customers and participants throughout daily operations.

·         Adheres to Town of Frisco, Recreation and Cultural Department, and camp rules and regulations including proper attire, safety procedures, and overall professionalism.

·      Ability to function and makes good decisions regarding participant safety in the absence of a supervisor.

·         Participates in safety training and responds to emergencies in an appropriate manner. Complete accident/incident reports as required.

·         Communicates in a timely and professional manner with citizens, visitors, and Town of Frisco staff.

·         Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.

Requirements

Education:

·         Must have a suitable level of high school education or bachelor's degree in child development or related field- preferred  

Computer Operations:

·         Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Word and Outlook experience preferred

Licenses, Certifications or Accreditations:

·         Valid Colorado Driver's license is required.  Must be at least 21 years of age to drive a 15 passenger van

·         Community CPR/AED and First Aid, and PDT is required within the first 60 days of hire

Previous Work Experience:

·         1 year working with youth, preferably leading youth ages 5-12

Language Ability:

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required

Additional Information

Weight

Up to 10 Pounds 2/3 OR MORE

Up to 25 Pounds 1/3 to 2/3

Up to 50 Pounds UP TO 1/3

Up to 100 Pounds NONE

More than 100 Pounds NONE

OTHER PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED

Activities

Standing 2/3 OR MORE

Walking 2/3 OR MORE

Sitting UP TO 1/3

Using hands to finger, hands to feel 2/3 OR MORE

Reaching with hands and arms 2/3 OR MORE

Climb or balance 2/3 OR MORE

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl 2/3 OR MORE

Talk or hear 2/3 OR MORE 

Taste or smell UP TO 1/3

OTHER PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIREMENTS OR PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor and outdoor with the ability to work in all weather conditions.

Hazardous Materials or Noise: Exposure to loud noises with a large group of children

Holidays/Weekends/Evenings: No

Equipment Used in Job:

A variety of gym equipment, arts and crafts.  Driving a 15 passenger van, mini-bus or other vehicle to transport program participants

Other: Experience working in compliance with Colorado State Licensing for school aged children