Job Title: Temporary Summer Camp Counselor
Reports To: Summer Camp Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: $15 Per Hour
Job Summary: Responsible implementing scheduled camp activities to youth participants.
Essential Responsibilities: A Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for supervising campers and keeping them safe. Their duties include teaching children and teenagers outdoor and recreational skills, overseeing and planning camp activities and learning and implementing emergency protocol efforts to ensure the protection of campers.
Minimum Qualifications: Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check. Must have a valid picture I.D.
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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Jobholders must be legally able to work in the United States.
Organizing team games such as soccer, softball, and basketball, explaining the rules and acting as referee or umpire throughout the game. Leading activities such as crafts and art, demonstrating various techniques and encouraging children to come up with ideas.
Communicating with parents, providing updates where required and answering questions about the camp.
Checking on children with medical needs to ensure they have taken any required medication.
Providing guidance, motivation and support all camp participants.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The associate is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid weather conditions. The employee is exposed to members of the public on a regular basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
EEOC Statement Lafourche Parish Government is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.