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Job Title: Seasonal Summer Camp Counselor
Department: Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
Location: Various
Job Code: 17-00507
Application Deadline: 2018-05-05
Minimum Education: None Required
Minimum Experience:
Salary: Salary: $7.75 - $9.50 Hourly (Based on Experience)
Date Posted: 2018-03-02
Last Updated: 2018-03-02
Contact Name: Shelly Strickland
Contact Method: Phone, Email, or Mail
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Job Detail: The Summer Camp Counselor will be responsible for:
•Helping to develop and implement lesson plans
•Leading children through the day-to-day operation of camp, including set up and clean-up of equipment and supplies for camp activities
•Maintaining equipment and inventory
•Leading various activities, games and crafts for campers
•Enforcing rules and regulations
•Providing first aid treatment as necessary
•Reporting and appropriately dealing with discipline problems, accidents, and other incidents
•Ensuring all attendance and camp records are completed
•Communicating all issues with Camp Director and Program Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:
•Must be at least 16 years old.
•CPR and First Aid certification is required prior to the first day of camp
•Must be able to swim
•Previous experience working in a day camp setting or teaching children is preferred
•Effective communicator with children and adults
•Ability to transition groups of children effectively

Physical Requirements:
The work involves direct involvement with day camp participants which typically requires bending, crouching, stooping, standing for long periods of time, considerable walking and may require intermittent lifting of objects of a minimum of 25 pounds. The work is performed indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather. Must be able to work the entire summer season. Must be able to swim.

Camp runs June 4, 2018 - July 27, 2018