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Position: SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR JOB SUMMARY Provide for the safety and engagement of campers during Big Lagoon’s Coastal Camp. Support Lead Counselors during activities, provide for the safety and enjoyment of Coastal Camp by the campers. Stay with campers overnight in their cabin groups.   #5671
Employing District: Big Lagoon Union School District
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Salary: $16/hour
Apply By: 5/24/2024
Contact Name: Ian Gledhill, Costal Camp Director, email
DIRECTING AUTHORITY The employee is responsible to the Big Lagoon Union Elementary School Environmental Educator/Coastal Camp Director, who shall evaluate the employee. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES - Provide a strong role model for the campers - Support Lead Counselors during all activities - Provide a safe environment for the campers where campers feel empowered to be themselves - Communicating with parents and staff in a professional manner - Create a safe, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for campers to have a positive outdoor experience - Activity preparation and clean up - Camp setup and take down - Help in the kitchen with dinner dishes - Clean camp to ensure a safe healthy environment for students. QUALIFICATIONS - Enthusiastic - Willing to work hard throughout a three day two night camp experience - Experience working at a summer camp or similar setting preferred - Experience working with children preferred - Two character reference letters supporting the above qualifications - Fingerprint clearance through the California Department of Justice records - TB testing upon employment KNOWLEDGE OF: - Camp songs, skits, and games preferred - Local area and Big Lagoon preferred - School discipline philosophy (safe, respectful, and responsible behavior) ABILITY TO: - Be a positive role model for kids between the ages of 10-13 - Ask for help when needed - Demonstrate initiative EDUCATION: High school graduate OR currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior in high school with a 3.0 GPA or above. SALARY & WORK YEAR $16/hour. There will be one training day during the week of June 17th, 2024. Camp will take place between the dates of July 22nd through August 16th. Not to exceed 180 hours of work. Option to live on site through the duration of expected duties. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Some degree of physical ability is required of this position. Over time, the physical demands of any position are subject to change. Depending on the particular assignment, the counselor could be expected to: - Stand, sit, and/or move about for sustained periods - Hike up to 7 miles in varied terrain - Bend at the waist and reach overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally - Lift and carry weights up to 40 pounds - Effectively and articulately communicate by verbal, auditory, and written means - Rely on clarity of vision at varying distances The Big Lagoon Union School District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities. Consistent with that philosophy is the receptivity to consider requests to modify the transitional modes of delivering services to reasonably accommodate an individual’s disabilities as long as the quality of the program offered remains consistent with the standards established by the District. For further information concerning the specific requirements of any particular assignment, please contact the Superintendent at (707) 677-3688. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER BIG LAGOON UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT IS A TOBACCO-FREE DISTRICT
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Return your Application packet to:

Christine Ng, Superintendent
Big Lagoon Union School District
269 Big Lagoon Park Road
Trinidad, CA 95570

Apply By: 5/24/2024