Teen Adventure Trek Summer Camp Leader

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City of Commerce, CO
United States

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Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the TC Director in developing lesson plans and activities for weekly programs
  • Demonstrate age appropriate crafts and activities which will promote growth and development among  participants
  • Monitor participants and guests during program hours
  • Maintain safe environment, notify coordinator of any hazards/security issues as soon as possible
  • Drives City vehicle and/or 14 passenger van
  • Act in the capacity of TC Director in their absence
  • Assist with maintaining current files for participants
  • Responsible for transporting and securing participant records during field trips
  • Responsible for transporting participants to and from field trips and excursions
  • Must comply with the Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Early Childcare and Learning Licensing Rules and Regulations.
  • Must comply with City and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess current CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration certificates or be able to obtain them within 10 days of hire date 
  • Possess a valid Colorado Drivers License and supply a current Motor Vehicle Record within 10 days of hire date
  • Possess current Universal Precautions certification or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire date
  • Demonstrate an ability to work with youth and teens.
  • 3 months of full-time or equivalent part-time satisfactory and verifiable experience with school-age children in such areas as Sunday school, scouts, sports, or baby-sitting.
  • Background check and fingerprinting required
  • Bilingual in Spanish desired

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well
  • Must have a valid Colorado Driver's License and clean driving record
  • Must have no physical limitations regarding the lifting of items up to 40 pounds
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Ability to plan creative teen activities
  • Demonstrated ability to work with youth and teens
  • Ability to provide positive mentoring for participants
  • Ability to work successfully in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Well developed motivation and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to drive a 14 passenger van

Equipment Used, Work Environment and Physical Activities:

  • Office equipment: occasional
  • Computer equipment: basic computer equipment

Other equipment:

  • Variety of craft supplies, toys, books, and other preschool learning equipment
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Stereo systems
  • Phone
  • Still camera or video camera
  • Gaming systems

Language skills:

  • Requires ability to read a variety of documents, activity books, and children's stories
  • Ability to record and deliver information in a teaching or instruction setting.  Is able to follow verbal and written instruction

Mathematical skills

Reasoning ability:

  • Ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions. 

Physical activities:

  • May include bending, sitting, stooping, squatting, walking, standing, running
  • Lifting: Up to 40 lbs.
  • Vision and hearing:
  • Ability to differentiate between colors and shades of colors
  • Eye hand coordination
  • Depth perception

Exposure to environmental conditions:

  • Must be adaptable to performing under high stress situations or when confronted with emergencies
  • Works in various recreational settings where exposure to any of the following may be possible:
  • Noise--sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss
  • Atmospheric conditions--conditions that affect the skin or respiratory system
  • Potential exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
  • Potential exposure to infections and contagious disease
  • Subject to varying, unpredictable and emergency situations

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all respon