The Salvation Army Summer Camp Leader in Buffalo, New York
Seeking compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!
If you are passionate about making a difference in someone's life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employers success, we encourage you to apply today! To assist the Summer Camp Director in providing a safe, structured daily activity schedule for a group of eight to ten campers ages 5-12 years .
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead campers in craft, educational and recreational activities
Provide supervision to children on and off premises as needed
Act as a mediator and role model in helping children learn self control and problem solving
Ensure all health and safety procedures are observed
Assist in meal distribution
Attend and participate in all required trainings, workshops, and information sessions as required
Maintain program fidelity at all times as required
Participate in all other duties and activities as requested or assigned
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EXAMPLES
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or technical school
No prior experience or training.
E.g. Laborers and Helpers (Seasonal, Janitorial, Housekeeping)
Associate's degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or technical school
One -two years of related experience.
E.g. Clerical, Intake, Resident Assistants, Drivers
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or certificate.
Three to five years of related experience.
E.g. Social Worker, Case Worker, Program Manager, Coordinator
Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent
Five years related experience.
E.g. Program Manager/Director
Doctoral degree (Ph. D.) or equivalent
Ten years related experience.
E.g. Executive, Director, Chief…
SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS :
· High School Diploma/GED
· Desire and ability to work in a team environment
· Desire and ability to work with children
· Ability to communicate effectively with staff, campers and parents
· Ability to assist or lead with the teaching of activities
· Energetic, sense of humor, patient and self-control
· Safety oriented at all times
WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Usual Day Camp environment applies. Willing and physically able to participate in indoor and outdoor activities outdoors to include swimming and various sport activities. Able to swim, run, jump, bend, push, pull, and climb as necessary.
Individual must be willing to work additional hours as required. Position has both internal contacts within the organization and external contacts within the community, which require considerable tact, courtesy, and diplomacy. The utmost of integrity is required to safeguard confidential proprietary information of the organization.
The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
AMOUNT OF TIME
Up to 1/3
1/3 to 2/3
Climb or balance
Lift Up to 20 pounds
Lift Up to 50 pounds
Walk, bend, kneel
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender idenity, national origin, disability or veterans status
Job ID 2023-11192
Category Community and Social Services
Compensation Min USD $15.00/Hr.
Type Temporary Full-Time