2018-05-10

Enrichment Counselor
Job Opportunity at Stark County Community Action Agency

Posted on May 10

http://www.sccaa.org    330-454-1676

Location: Canton, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4159357

 Enrichment Counselor

 

Work Hours:              Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.,  (June to early August)

 

Position Concept: The Counselor is responsible for planning, leading and implementing core and non-core program activities for children in small group settings.  The Counselor shall also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth and skills achievement of participants in his/her group

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Function as an active member of the Enrichment Program to promote a positive experience for children.
  • Assist in the active supervision of children and be responsible for the well-being and health of camp participants.
  • Act as a role model for children including mentoring and educating.
  • Develop engaging recreational games and activities daily.
  • Maintain accurate records of camp activities, attendance and incident reports
  • Assist daily in the proper meal/snack service to each child.
  • Engage parents and guardians of the participating children to insure safety during drop-off and pick-up.
  • Responsible for mediation of conflcts that may arise with children to ensure a peaceful environment.

Skills and Specifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills especially with children.
  • Must pass pre-employment background, drug test and physical assessment screening.
  • Ability to direct, coordinate and participate in strenuous physical activities and field trips
  • Two to three years of demonstrated work experience working with children from diverse social, economic, racial and cultural backgrounds.

Education:

High School graduate with at least two years of college, BA preferred or a combination of training, education and experience that is the equivalent to the employment standards listed herein and that provide the required knowledge and abilities.

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