Camp Westminster Extended Care Supervisor

Position Summary: Extended care supervisor plans and supervises all the activities for the extended care periods before and after camp. They are responsible for taking careful attendance and planning activities that fit the changing needs and interests of the campers throughout the week. In the afternoon, extended care supervisors are the primary adults responsible for all remaining Camp Westminster attendees. Extended care is from 7:30–9 a.m. and 3–5:30 p.m.

Intradepartmental Relationships

Reports to: Abby Karsten
Supervises: Campers enrolled in extended care

Essential Functions:

  1. Lead the planning, direction, supervision, and organization of campers in extended care
  2. Plan activities that fit the changing needs and interests of campers throughout the week
  3. Be a role model to camper and staff in your attitude and behavior: set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices. This includes, but is not limited to, the schedule, care for others’ desires and preferences, and sportsmanship.
  4. Record attendance, all notes, parent questions, and/or incidents and communicate them to the camp director in a timely fashion
  5. Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff
  6. Assure camper are properly supervised at all times
  7. Be aware of and implement safety guidelines and emergency procedures

Marginal Functions:

  1. Distribute or collect nametags
  2. Befriend campers and help them build peer friendships
  3. Arrange or collect camp signs and sandwich boards each day
  4. Distribute snacks in after care

Position Qualification Requirements

Education/Training:
Completed at least 10th grade

Experience:
Previous experience with working with children—other camps, VBS, babysitting, etc.—is preferred.

Skills and Abilities which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position:

  • Understand the development needs of children and young people
  • Possess the ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in camp program areas and activities

Training Time:
Orientation and training session Thursday, April 4, 4–6:30 p.m (optional, but encouraged). Additional training will occur Wednesday, May 29 (mandatory; time TBD but in the morning for about three hours).

Physical/Visual Activities or Demands:
Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participated (various age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations required
  • Additional physical requirements include: endurance, sitting on the floor and/or bleachers, walking, running, eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate indoor and outdoor equipment, normal range of hearing and eyesight, the ability to lift at least 25 pounds, and the willingness to handle sun exposure and the risk of getting wet and dirty

Work Environment:
Environmental and atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job: Every camp program has an outdoor component during camper check-in and check-out. Otherwise, the work environment is usually indoor, in a gymnasium.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. “Commonly associated” is not intended to mean always or only. There are different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

All activities, demands, conditions and requirements are linked to Essential Job Functions unless marked with an asterisk which denotes linkage only to marginal function(s).

To apply, please complete the Online Application. Applications must be submitted by Thursday, February 14 at midnight.