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Summer Camp Counselor - Walnut Creek

Company: Steve & Kate's Camp
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Location: 975 N San Carlos Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94598Camp Dates: 6/17 - 8/9, M-F (additionally, one weekend to set up, one weekend to breakdown, and an orientation date TBD)Camp Hours: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm (actual shifts will vary)Hourly Wage: $19.50 - $22.00At Steve & Kate's, we put radical trust in kids so that they learn to trust themselves. Campers choose minute-to-minute how to spend their time because making decisions today helps to build the self-confidence theyll need to wrangle unknowns tomorrow. We value empowering our staff to be their whole authentic selves because everyone in our community needs to feel included! Sound like something you can get behind? If so, we're looking for team members who are motivated babysitters, teachers, coaches, students, athletes, artists, and anyone ready to play hard and be goofy. As a Steve & Kates staff member, youll sharpen your inherent leadership skills, learn some new ones, and collaborate with interesting people, all while immersing yourself in creativity and play. Job ResponsibilitiesStaff members will be responsible for facilitating activities, making connections, and monitoring safety and wellness. Some staff members will create and/or oversee activity spaces in which campers will self-select activities, while other staff will work in rotating support roles throughout camp. The best way to find out what your specific responsibilities would be is to speak with your local director, but activities include sewing, stop-motion animation, maker space, performing arts, arts and crafts, lounging, recreation, and so much more!Additional Responsibilities:

Actively supervising campersMaintaining an organized and approachable activity spaceEnsure compliance with Camp PoliciesReporting & Recording details of notable concerns or incidents, and of injuries to campers, other staff members, or selfKeeping track and being aware of camper allergies and dietary restrictionsadding daily updates and photos to campers profilesHow do you know if youre the right candidate?
Does the idea of guiding kids while they make decisions for themselves excite you?Are you calm under pressure and able to calm those around you?Are you comfortable leading groups of kids on your own while still collaborating with a team?Do you have the stamina to keep up (literally) with 4-12 year olds bursting with energy and creative potential? And, can you bench press a kindergartener (just kidding -- can you lift up to 40lbs)?Are you passionate about sharing your knowledge & learning something new (even if a third grade is doing the teaching)? Job Requirements:
At least 16 years of age Minimum of 2 months experience working with campage children, with 1 year preferred, in either a professional, personal or volunteer setting. First Aid & CPR certified prior to Day 1 of Camp (some locations may require additional certifications)Powered by JazzHR

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