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Temporary Camp Worker (Camp Counselor)

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Temporary Camp Worker (Camp Counselor)

Job Title
Temporary Camp Worker (Camp Counselor)

Texas A&M International University

Recreational Sports

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Assist the Camp Director with programming and implementing age-appropriate daily activities for camp participants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist Camp Director with planning, scheduling, programming and implementation of scheduled activities for participants.
  • Lead a group of youth ranging from 5-13 years of age.
  • Lead and supervise children during activities (recreational, wellness, character education).
  • Lead pre-planned activities.
  • Ensure the safety and care of summer camp participants throughout the duration of the camp.
  • Ensure the proper use and care of equipment.
  • Assist with the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up of summer camp participants.
  • Assist and participate in camp wide programs.
  • Act as a positive role model for all campers.
  • Provide emergency care to campers as needed.
  • Provide feedback to campers and parents.
  • Participate in evaluation of camp at the end of each session.
  • Provide feedback to make programming more effective.
  • Work closely, as needed, with other Recreational Sports Department employees and administration.
  • Be a supportive team player and leader for the Recreational Sports Summer Camp.
  • Responsible for maintaining current certification(s)/licensure(s) required as a condition of employment and providing valid and legitimate proof of certification(s)/licensure(s) to the supervisor prior to the expiration date(s) of certification(s)/licensure(s).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education - High school graduate or equivalent.

Licensing / Professional Certification - Must obtain CPR/AED certification within two weeks of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a summer youth camp setting.
  • Experience in Recreational programming
  • CPR/AED certification.
  • Billingual (English/Spanish) skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :

Ability to:
  • Lead a group of children ranging in ages 5 - 13.
  • Act as a positive role model for all campers.
  • Be a supportive member of the program and leader for the Recreational Sports Summer Camp.
  • Work closely with other Recreational Sports employees, as needed.

Other Information:
  • This position is not funded with state appropriations.
  • Position will require participation in all CAMP activities.
  • Position is temporary, subject to funding and/or need, with an effective end date of July 29, 2022.

Hourly Pay Rate: $9.00

First review of applications will take place on April 12, 2022 .

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to upload documents. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume
  • List of 3-5 professional references and their full contact information

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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