Athletics Camp Counselor - Summer

Open until filled
This Counselor will work with Camp Sports and Sorts.
Responsible for the organization, implementation, and supervision of daily camp activities for Camp Sports and Sorts.
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent and must be at least 16 years old. One year of experience in athletic youth related leadership field preferred. Must be organized, and have good problem solving skills, dependable, and flexible.
Supervise program participants.
Prepare and actively participate in camp activities.
Assist with the daily attendance records.
Assure safety of camp participants at all times.
Respond to concerns and complaints in a timely manner.
Enforce camp rules and regulations.
Guide campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
Provide a high quality of customer service in a professional manner to the internal customer that will facilitate team building and exceptional customer service to the external customer.
Follow the Wheaton Park District policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Proactively support the V.A.L.U.E.S. (integrity, fun, commitment, adaptability and growth, kindness, and service) on a daily basis.
Organize, live, demonstrate, and implement the Character Counts program for coaches and parents.
Maintain good safety awareness and follow all safety guidelines and procedures.
Assist with emergency procedures and building evacuations.
Attend meetings and in-service trainings as required.
Appropriately resolve concerns, problems and emergencies that arise.
Other duties as assigned.
Must have and maintain: CPR/AED certified or obtained within one (1) year of employment. Be a "Mandated Reporter" for the Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act.
Must be able to: frequently move about the camp area for long periods of time with occasional stationary periods, and position one's self to assist or participate with campers, move across uneven ground and ascend/descend stairs/ladder, and move items weighing up to 25 lbs. and overhead and shoulders weighing up to 10 lbs.
Must be able to: occasionally be exposed to all weather conditions, biting/stinging bugs and insects, dirt, and poisonous plants. This position will rarely be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, mold, mud, and wet, slippery surfaces.
Must be able to: demonstrate strong leadership skills, maintain a positive attitude while dealing with campers and parents, deal with stressful situations and to respond to needs of participants with disabilities, be a positive role model and leader, possess excellent problem solving skills, follow direction while showing good safety awareness and judgment.
Monday-Friday 8:45am-4:30pm
$8.50-$9 depending on experience

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