Day Camp Leader

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Job Description

Join SF Recreation and Parks in making lifetime memories for SF’s youth!  We are hiring Camp Leaders for all types of day camps, including traditional outdoor camps, outdoor adventure camps, extreme sports camps, therapeutic recreation camps, visual and performing arts camps, and sports camps!

Job Responsibilities

Camp leaders are responsible for planning and leading enriching and inclusive camp activities, maintaining equipment, ensuring a safe camp environment, engaging with the campers, using positive behavioral techniques, and ensuring that everyone has a great day camp experience.

Desirable Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
Level I
1. Possession of a High School Diploma or GED and
2. 500 hours of recreation experience delivering instructions/programs

Level II
1. Possession of a High School Diploma or GED and
2. 1,000 hours of direct experience delivering recreation, cultural or athletic instructions/programs.

Level III
1. Possession of a High School Diploma or GED and
2. 1,000 hours of direct experience delivering recreation, cultural or athletic instructions/programs and
3. Possession of a certification in the specific programming field which is issued by a recognized professional organization (substitutions subject to approval: a Master degree in the applicable field, teaching credential in that area, and/or equivalent professional work in the specific programming field designated by the Recreation and Park Department.)

License and Certification: It is intended that at a future point, all employees must possess a certification for First Aid/CPR.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to investigate and analyze situations, plan and organize research; ability to speak and write effectively; ability to follow instructions and to maintain working relations with fellow employees and the public. Each individual assignment may require different knowledge, skills, and/or abilities.

To apply for this position:
  1. Click here to send an email to let us know your are applying for Day Camp Leader
  2. Click here to fill out the online application

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