Summer Camp Counselor

March 26, 2018 1:49 PM | Anonymous member

Organization: Cincinnati Parks (City of Cincinnati)

Want a Fun, Outdoor Job this Summer? Summer Camp Staff Needed in Cincinnati Parks! 

  • Full day of paid training on 6/3 and 6/4 - 6/8 from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. 
  • $10.10 per hour, no benefits, but a variety of skills gained. 
  • Must be available to work June 3 - August 3. 

NATURECAMP IN THE PARKS 

  • A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks. 
  • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. 
  • Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week. 
  • Must work 9:00 am - 3:30 pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thursdays until 5 pm; up to 35 - 38 hrs/wk. 

PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY MORNINGS 

  • A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above). 
  • Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. 
  • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for 8 campers per staff person each week. 
  • Must work from 8:45 am - 12:45 pm (Mon. - Fri.), and select Thursdays until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk. 

NATURE NEXT DOOR 

  • An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week. 
  • Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created. 
  • Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. 
  • Must work from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (Mon. - Thurs.), 9:00 am - Noon on Fridays: up to 27 hrs/wk. 

CAMPS AT NATURE CENTERS 

  • A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age. 
  • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. 
  • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week. 
  • Must be available to work hours ranging from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk. Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on two evenings during the summer. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology and ability to communicate well with children. 
  • Ability to work outdoors and maintain physical condition necessary for: sitting, standing, climbing, walking for prolonged periods of time; occasional light or moderate lifting and carrying required; occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.; able to hear sounds in low and high frequencies; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus; must speak clearly and audibly. 
  • Must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, and pass criminal police background checks. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or state id; provide own transportation. 
How to apply: Visit the City of Cincinnati jobs website
Application deadline: May 5
For more information: Contact Erin Morris, Assistant Manager Cincinnati Park Board erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov 
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