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DAY CAMP COUNSELOR

Posting Ends:Continuous
Hourly Pay:$10.00
Hours:Seasonal Employee
Location:Clarkston, MI
Category:Parks and Recreation
Position Summary
To provide support for the Day Camp program at Bay Court Park and Clintonwood Park. The individual in the capacity has specific duties relative to their job, in addition to, the general rules, policies, procedures, and expectations of the Department.
Position Description
Disclaimer
Although every detail of the day-to-day job may not be included in this job description, the Counselor will be expected to perform the duties required to administer a successful summer that provides a positive experience for all participants. Keep in mind; enthusiasm and communication is key!

Reports to: Day Camp Supervisor
 
Qualifications
Must be at least 17 years of age, have a general understanding of the goals and objectives of Day Camp, ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences & insights, and have a winning way with campers.
 
Responsibilities
• Responsible for a group of children during the entire day, including lunch.
• Responsible for special projects, performing duties or assignments given by the Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor.
• Responsible for planning activities for groups of children and quiet activities after lunch.
• Required to attend the Camp Staff Orientation.
• Encouraged to communicate by giving input and ideas at staff meetings and when planning weekly activities.
• Responsible for reporting and documenting all injuries and discipline problems.
• Attend all staff meetings (this may require coming in early or leaving late).
• Responsible for completing mid-summer and final program/staff evaluations.
• Responsible for daily Before & After Care general procedures.
• Required to notify supervisors immediately of any possible negligence or abuse of children.
• Required to be aware of proper emergency procedures and severe weather protocol, please refer to the employee handbook for detailed procedures.
• Responsible for following all COVID-19 safety protocols and procedures.
 
 
Training
• Work with Day Camp Director and Supervisor on daily routines at camp.
• How to handle different circumstances in a camp environment.
• CPR and First Aid certification (provided by the Township).
 
Communication
• Be in communication with the Day Camp Supervisor with any camp issues.
• Be in constant communication with your campers.
 
Independence Fest
It is mandatory that all Day Camp Staff works at least an 8 hour shift on the 4th of July for Independence Fest. The job duty on this day will not reflect the duties of the above supervisor position.