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  Summer Arts & Crafts Coordinator  
 
Summer Arts & Crafts Coordinator

Provide leadership and skill in arts and crafts. Able to organize and implement weekly programs for campers. Strong leadership and management skills. Able to work with children and supervise staff. Responsible for care of equipment. GENERAL FUNCTION:Responsible for achieving the goals of the day camp through planning and implementation of activities which provide guidance, leadership, values education and enjoyment for children served by the camp. The Summer Art Camp Coordinator is directly responsible for the safety and well-being of children and staff in his/her care. KNOW HOW:·         Be Able to provide sound, caring and positive leadership for children and staff ·         Be able to recognize and implement safety standards in all program activities. ·         Be able to participate effectively with staff in planning and implementing creative, fun camp activities. ·         Have a good understanding of the mission and values of the YMCA and be able to demonstrate and teach from those values. ·         Pass a criminal background check using State of Georgia guidelines and Pre-hire Drug test. ·         Attend the camp staff training. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to traverse a wide variety of terrain including fields, forest trails and rock formations in such a way as to be able to assure safety and supervision of children.  Ability to climb, walk, run, stoop, squat or kneel.  Ability to lift and carry equipment to appropriate destinations or affect the carrying of such equipment.  Ability to use senses which enable safe supervision including seeing and/or hearing.  PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES:1.      Plan and implement programs which will assist in the development of the camper physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually and which promote YMCA values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.2.      Teach the basic skills of various programs to campers in a safe and respectful manner.3.      Assist in the social adjustment of a camper through positive group experiences.4.      Act as a positive role model while providing consistency in leadership and guidance.5.      Stimulate creative growth and development.6.      Responsible for safety of campers at all times including enforcement of camp rules and regulations.7.      Arrive at camp on time to start shift and complete shift before leaving.8.      Keep proper records as required.9.      Show consistent support towards other staff members and respect of personal property.10.  Build and maintain enthusiasm in all groups.11.  Check group attendance each morning and report absences to Camp Director.12.  Develop lesson plans for scheduled program times which include provisions for safe program operation, program opportunities and camper age and ability difference.13.  Execute lesson plans as an integral part of daily program, making changes as needed.14.  Report all program changes and equipment needs to the Camp Director.15.  Maintain all equipment used for program in good working order.16.  Attend and participate in all staff trainings and meetings.17.  Report to the Camp Director any difficult or unusual situations.18.  Share problems with the Camp Director so they can be solved.19.  Facilitate proper group behavior at all times.20.  Other duties as assigned.21.  Adhere to Metro Atlanta YMCA policies and procedures. END RESULT:Safe, quality day camp programs that meet the YMCA goals and objectives of providing campers with a positive growth experience.  Meets the mission of the YMCA.  Helps to provide a fun, creative experience which reflects an enjoyment and appreciation of the out of doors. Hours: Part-time, Seasonal (Summer)Salary: $7.50-$8.50 per hour Link to job posting: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA3/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=YMCAPASS&cws=4&rid=1359  Contact Phone: No Phone Calls Please


Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012 (Archive on Friday, May 11, 2012)
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