Position is responsible for creating a welcoming, positive camp environment focused on the development of independence, leadership, healthy risk-taking, responsibility, and friendship by leading a group counselors and campers. •Provides leadership and mentoring to assigned counselors.
- Establishes schedules and staff assignments to meet Summer Program needs.
- Monitors attendance and approves all assigned staff time cards and time off requests.
- Organizers campers into groups according to age, grade, and friends.
- Develops activities and events compatible with Brooks School Day Camp’s philosophy and congruent to campers’ intellectual/physical abilities.
- Maintains inventory of group materials.
- Observes and conferences counselors as assigned by the appropriate administrator and helps formulate plans of action for improvement of performance as needed.
- Provides an appropriate administrator with periodic updates.
- Works with an appropriate administrator to analyze data relative to camper engagement and attendance and aligns program activities accordingly.
- Conducts regular meetings with assigned counselors.
- Actively engages in activities with counselors and campers.
- Keeps appropriate records to include attendance and other record keeping activities as necessary.
- Establishes and maintains standards of camper behavior needed to provide an orderly, productive camp environment.
- Identifies camper needs and cooperates with other Summer Programs staff members in assessing and helping campers solve learning, health and attitude problems.
- Communicates with parents and Summer Programs office staff on camper progress.
- Attends and actively participates in leadership team meetings in the off-season and during camp to assist with staffing, planning, or overall program development as requested.
- Formally completes a mid-season and end of season staff evaluation with each counselor they supervise.
- Serve as a liaison between the Summer Programs office and counselors.
- Assists in directing morning and afternoon pick-up.
- Communicates with SQUAD supervisor about upcoming field trips and schedule changes.
- Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
Apply by: February 19 2017
Camp/Organization: Brooks School Summer Programs (ACA Accredited)
Location: North Andover, MA
Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader
Time Frame: Seasonal
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer, and to perform; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal camp settings, outdoors and on the telephone; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to walk and to reach overhead.
•Salaried compensation for 9 weeks. (8 weeks in session and 40 hours of pre-season training and preparation.) •Professional Development reimbursed upon approval. •Brooks School Summer Programs Staff may redeem up to 16 weeks of tuition free camp for their dependents (ages 4-18).