• Camp Ann Counselor

    Posted: 01/20/2020

    Summary
    Performs para-professional, technical and clerical work in planning and leading activities of a specialized summer recreational program; does related work as required.
     
    Work is generally performed under regular supervision of the Special Population Supervisor.
    Essential Tasks

    • Serves as a program counselor and participates in program development;
    • Performs a variety of duties in leading activities and programs of a summer day camp for handicapped children and adults;
    • Monitors and evaluates daily progress of campers;
    • Prepares camp area with adaptive equipment for daily operation, monitors activities, facilities and equipment for safety and feasibility;
    • Transports campers to activity sites;
    • Enforces camp policies and safety rules and regulations;
    • Physically assists campers with personal needs including feeding, toileting, changing clothes, etc.;
    • Cleans work and program areas as needed during the day and upon conclusion of activities;
    • Prepares lists of materials and equipment needed for camp activities and makes requests for same;
    • Makes preparation of area for participants' lunches and snacks;
    • Maintains daily communication with supervisor;
    • Enforces that all work is performed in accordance with OSHA and City Safety Standards and Policies.
       
      Qualifications
    • Formal Education
      • Requires a High School Diploma or GED or equivalent.
      • On-the-job training approximately 4 weeks. Formal education which includes basic arithmetic and report making.
    • Must be 18 years of years or older.
    • Must have knowledge of various disabilities and related adaptive equipment and be able to work with and physically assist handicapped participants. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Must have good basic program planning, leadership and supervisory skills.
    • Must be able to drive 15-passenger van.
    • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License

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