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YMCA Summer Outreach Feeding, Fitness and Enrichment Program Counselor
Job ID 9015
Job Type Community and Industry
Employer YMCA of Rome
Date Posted Feb 26, 2018
Category Community / Industry
Job Description

The Feeding Site Counselor is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing core and non-core programs and experiences for children in a small group setting. M-F, 10:30am -1:30 pm daily. Summer camp runs from late May - late July, 2018. They will also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group. The incumbent will provide high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Essential Responsibilities • Help write and implement a weekly schedule for your camp group. • Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include crafts, nature, songs, games, • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues. • Ensure that the site is kept clean, organized, and free of litter. • Communicate with parents about participant’s experiences and report concerns to Camp Leadership. • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance. • Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp program. • Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times. • Help guide Junior Counselors and Camp Volunteers to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills.

Job Requirements

Sophomore or above as of summer 2018, Reliable transportation to and from work Child friendly, HIGH ENERGY POSITION Requirements Qualifications - Required • Upon hire, completion of YMCA provided First Aid and CPR certification. • Education classes on Codes of Y Conduct • Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities. • Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. • Strong organizational and communication skills. Physical Demands • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to team building initiatives, physical games, and enrichment activities. • Must have the ability to restrain and physically support children when needed for safety in general camp activities (child weighing 40 - 200 pounds). Additional Requirement: Must have reliable transportation to camp or local feeding sites.

Available Openings 2
Hours 12.0 to 15.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $10.00/hour
Time Frame Summer
Contact Name Mark H Kozera
Contact Email N/A
Work Location Based out of the YMCA of Rome, various feeding sites around Rome, GA and Floyd County
Phone 706.378.2903
Fax N/A

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