Day Camp Specialist

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Job Description

SF Recreation and Parks is hiring several Day Camp Specialists, to run Early Childhood camps, Teen camps, Athletic camps, Mountain Bike camp, and Summer Explosion camp!

Job Responsibilities

The camp specialist is responsible for setting the tone of the camp, creating and maintaining an atmosphere of enthusiasm, understanding, team work, inclusion, safety and community throughout the summer. The specialist will be trained on established systems such as the pre-camp Welcome Letter to families, sign in/out procedures, ACTIVENET AND EPACT systems including downloading camper lists and attendance reporting, planning staff schedules and timesheet reporting, accident/incident protocols, etc. Manager is responsible for training, supervising and collaborating with staff, maintaining supplies and quality of the site, interfacing with the public, and presenting a fun and exciting camp program!

Desirable Qualifications

EARLY CHILDHOOD DAY CAMPS (4 positions)
Desirable Qualifications:
• 6-24 units of Early Childhood Education/Youth Development
• Early Childhood summer day camp programs and activities experience
• Teen day camp programs and activities experience
• Two years experience developing summer camp recreation programs
• One year experience supervising and leading staff
• Strong communication skills
• Fluency in languages other than English, including American Sign Language
• Excellent customer service skills
• First Aid/CPR/AED certified
• Must be energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
• CA Driver’s License

TEEN CAMPS (4 positions)
Desirable Qualifications:
• 2,000 hours experience implement and leading pre-teen and teen recreation programs and summer camps
• One thousand hours supervising staff and leading field trips
• Strong communication & leadership skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• First Aid/CPR/AED certified
• Must be energetic, enthusiastic and have a natural connection with teens
• Must be able to guide teen energy and behavior
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks

ATHLETES IN MOTION (1 position)
Desirable Qualifications:
• Coursework/Units in Recreation and/or Child Adolescent Development
• Sports and Athletics day camp programs and activities experience
• Two years experience developing summer camp recreation programs
• One year experience supervising and leading staff
• Strong communication skills
• Fluency in languages other than English, including American Sign Language
• Excellent customer service skills
• First Aid/CPR/AED certified
• Must be energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
• CA Driver’s License

SUMMER EXPLOSION CAMP (1 position)
Desirable Qualifications:
• Coursework/Units in Recreation and/or Child Adolescent Development
• Sports and Athletics day camp programs and activities experience
• Two years experience developing summer camp recreation programs
• One year experience supervising and leading staff
• Strong communication skills
• Fluency in languages other than English, including American Sign Language
• Excellent customer service skills
• First Aid/CPR/AED certified
• Must be energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
• CA Driver’s License

MOUNTAIN BIKE CAMP (1 position)
Desirable Qualifications:
• Experience working with youth of all ages
• Two years experience in the field of summer camp recreation programs
• One year experience supervising and leading staff
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• First Aid/CPR/AED certified
• Must be energetic and enthusiastic
• Ability to perform a wide variety of tasks
• CA Driver’s License

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