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Program Specialist - Day Camp
Summary
Title:Program Specialist - Day Camp
ID:5796
Job Status :N/A
Company :Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho (GSEWNI)
Description
Girls Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is looking for a Program Specialist for their 2019 Summer Day Camp Program.
$4500 for the Camp Season.
The 2019 Day Camp is from June 10-August 23, and the day camp shift is 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday-Friday.

Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho has been serving girls since 1937. Our Summer Day Camp operates out of our Program Center in Spokane, which houses a full size gymnasium, teaching kitchen, computer lab, art studio, rock climbing wall, and an overnight hostel with its own kitchen. Over 300 girls each summer ages 5-17 enjoy a weekly themed program that includes STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming, hiking, and other skill-building fun.
 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the general direction of the Program Director, the Program Specialist will be primarily responsible for planning, leading, and implementing arts and crafts, archery, and rock-climbing programs for girls ages 5-17. This position is accountable for the general safety and empowering the personal growth and skill development of the participants in these activities.
 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Attend to safety of campers at all times; follow and instruct campers on procedures for incidents and emergencies
  • Independently design and create themed, age-appropriate crafts activities for campers; organize and maintain supplies in the arts and crafts room.
  • Assist with staff breaks as required and substitute for staff when absent.
  • Maintain the rock wall and archery equipment and enforce strict standards of safety while managing these activities.
  • Engage all campers in games, crafts, or other activities at all times (including during extended hours, lunch, and other “down-time” periods)
  • Role model and instruct on personal responsibilities such as conflict management, positive relationships, following rules, and respecting camp property.
  • Practice the Girl Scout Promise and Law with an inclusive attitude and a willingness to problem-solve
  • Follow and implement behavior management procedures with all campers
  • Fully complete and submit all paperwork in a timely and efficient manner
  • Exhibit punctuality and communication in time management
  • Represent camp appropriately in the community and with parents by maintaining personal hygiene and communicating respectfully with campers and adults
  • Fully participate in staff trainings, meetings, and daily camp cleaning including but not limited to deep cleaning, lifting or moving equipment, and taking out trash
  • Report concerns and incidents to Unit Director and/or Camp Director
  • Assist with staff breaks as required and fill in for staff as necessary
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Follow all procedures and regulations according to the GSEWNI Council, GSUSA, and state and federal guidelines and laws.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Must be 18 years or older

Education/Experience:

  • Current First Aid & CPR certification
  • One (1) year experience working with girls ages 5-17 through camp, day care, or teaching.
  • Ability to grasp the landscape within an organization, show passion for working with Girl Scouts and the nonprofit environment and expertise in using various communication vehicles that engage girls, volunteers, parents, donors and the community
  • Valid Driver’s License and insurability required
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Willingness to subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout movement, including acceptance of the Girl Scout philosophy and willingness to maintain membership in the Girl Scouts USA

Physical Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:

Regularly lift objects up 30 pounds, repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Climb, pull, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist and crouch while performing custodial duties. Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time, up to 12 hours, and work in inclement weather. Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)

Mental & Other Skills/Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:

  • Multi-Tasking Ability: ability to handle many diverse tasks/projects at one time; ability to prioritize and complete them on time

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee lives for up to 12 weeks in close proximity to others, including sharing living quarters, restrooms, laundry facilities and a common staff lounge. May only use personal electronics (such as computers, phones and other devices) only during personal designated breaks and out of sight of campers. Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of GSEWNI mission and daily work.
 

Regularly lift objects up 30 pounds, repetitive movement of the wrists, hands and/or fingers. Climb, pull, stoop, kneel, crawl, twist and crouch while performing custodial duties. Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time, up to 12 hours, and work in inclement weather. Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses and differentiate between colors (no color blindness)

 





 
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