Camp Counselor

Summer 2020

Summary of Position

Imagine Englewood If is looking for an enthusiastic Camp Counselor to lead, support, and motivate campers in our 8 week Kids On The Move Summer Day Camp (June 22nd - August 14th). The Camp Counselor will help plan and facilitate enrichment activities, be attentive to the campers needs, log incidents and maintain records related to camp activities. Camp Counselors should be positive, proactive, and caring while focusing on giving campers a fun, safe, educational camp experience. To succeed as a Camp Counselor, you should be energetic, flexible, decisive, and responsible.

Compensation: $13/hr

 

Responsibilities

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  • Plan and facilitate daily enrichment activities 

  • Create and maintain an engaging and safe environment for youth participants 

  • Developing caring, responsive and genuine relationships with youth participants 

  • Supervise and engage with the children during activities to ensure the success of all planned objectives.

  • Discuss youth participation and concerns with Program Manager and Program Coordinator

  • Assist the program manager and coordinator in program development and implementation

  • Ensure the safety of all children during drop-off and pick-up times.

  • Monitors campers to ensure compliance with the camp rules and work proactively to prevent incidents and accidents.

  • Clean, maintain, and ensure proper use of camp facilities and equipment.

  • Report and record details of incidents, such as accidents or rule violations, to camp parents and manager.

  • Deliver services with sensitivity to the children’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and engages children and parents with respect and integrity.

  • Invests in creating and supporting a healthy and successful workplace culture.


 

Requirements

  • 16 years old and older

  • Active enrollment in high school or college

  • Interest in Youth Development, Education, Psychology, Social Work or relevant field preferred

  • Possess strong leadership and (oral and written) communication skills

  • Self-motivated, organized and able to adapt to new situations and environments

  • Ability to empathize and positively engage participants and parents  

  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift 25 pounds 

  • Previous childcare experience preferred

Apply: 

Interested applicants should email resume to info@imagineenglewoodif.org with “Camp Counselor Summer 2020” in the subject line.

6002 S. Halsted Street 

Chicago, IL 60621

info@imagineenglewoodif.org

Tel: (773) 488-6704

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Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday: Closed