|Department:||Parks and Rec|
Under the general direction of the Parks & Recreation Coordinator, the Camp Coordinator position will oversee the Camp Counselors and manage the implementation of day camp activities throughout the duration of the day camp program including arts & crafts, inside & outside games, field trips and any other activities related to day camp. This position will supervise all day camp participants throughout the duration of the day camp program and during all camp activities. Handles complaints from youth, parents and the public. Encourages/enforces proper conduct of participants. Makes innovative suggestions for programs, problems and inefficiencies. Adheres to all housekeeping and safety standards and ensures that the camp participants do not violate those standards. Transport youth to and from activities. Assume other responsibilities within the scope of the position as assigned by the Parks and Recreation Coordinator. Knowledge of practices, procedures, activities, and programs as they relate to youth/child camping. Knowledge and familiarity with the Day Camp Handbook. Interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to organize and plan with minimal supervision. Ability to accept guidance and supervision. Ability to adapt to day camp settings. Ability to relate to children in a positive manner, be able to take & follow directions from supervisor. Ability to work effectively with staff, volunteers and the public.
Qualifications: Minimum age requirement of 21. High School diploma or GED with two (2) years progressively responsible experience in a related field sufficient to understand the diverse objectives and function of the Day Camp Coordinator. Position requires certification in CPR and First Aid. A valid Ga. Driver’s Licenses preferred.
Salary Grade: $12.00 per hour.
Status: This is a seasonal position.