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Camp Activity Specialist at Greenwich Catholic School

ESF Camps
Greenwich, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

ESF Camps is hiring Activity Specialists to join our mission-driven team at Greenwich Catholic in Greenwich, CT! The Activity Specialist is responsible for the supervision of campers while providing a safe and fun learning environment.


Why ESF?

  • Make a positive impact on children & youth while receiving comprehensive training.
  • Internships, field work, continuing education credits, lifeguard, and specialty certification reimbursement
  • Flexible summer schedule with the opportunity to work up to 9 consecutive weeks
  • Become a motivated leader and gain experience supervising children while building long lasting relationships
  • Discounted camp tuition for children of team members
  • Employee referral bonus program

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities and projects while working effectively with counselors and collaborate on daily responsibilities.
  • Implement ESF curriculum; bring lesson plans to life for campers through participation, support and guidance
  • Supervise campers with attention to behavior and group management while serving as a positive role model to campers and peers.
  • Communicate with clear, concise, and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community.
  • Inform site director of any concerns regarding the health, safety, and security of the campers.
  • Demonstrate the ESF Core Values and Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp daily

Requirements:

  • Prior classroom teaching/field work experience or two (2) years of ESF experience
  • Teaching certification preferred - Minimum two (2) years of college completed
  • Previous experience working with children - Previous camp experience preferred
  • Hours are typically from 8:15am-3:45pm; Monday - Friday
  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
  • The site director must approve any non-contracted requests for time off, schedule changes, or alterations to the schedule.
  • It is understood you will complete all trainings and pre-employment credentials required by ESF and the state you are working in.
  • Follow the ESF Code and maintain the "ESF Look" at all times

Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports directly to and takes direction from the Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.



Covid 19 Health & Safety Protocols

ESF has developed and will be implementing an Advanced Safety Plan to ensure our campers, team members, and parents thrive in a safe environment. This plan includes detailed safety measures in the following areas. Team members will be trained on all protocols and full compliance is expected.

  • Limited enrollment and smaller group sizes
  • Camper & staff screening with use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Cleaning, disinfection & handwashing
  • Premier outdoor facilities
  • Reasonable contact reduction, including social distancing practices
  • Symptom Management Action Plan
  • Specialized Safety Training

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Greenwich, CT
06830 USA
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