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Position Description

Group Leaders provide supervision to campers at the Cal Youth Camps. Group Leaders are supervised by the individual Camp Coordinators and the Cal Youth Camp Director(s). Group Leaders must have experience with children (ages 5 and older). Applicants must demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills. Group Leaders must have the ability to exercise good judgment and safely supervise children. Group Leaders must also have the sensory abilities (e.g. hearing, seeing) necessary to perform the duties of the position required.

Pay Rate: $13-15 per hour

Job Responsibilities

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  • Assist instructors with teaching during activities
  • Develop relationships with all campers, avoid playing favorites
  • Actively involved with all campers, not sitting or disengaged
  • Help all campers make friends and enjoy the camp experience
  • Plan and lead age-appropriate games, projects, stories, or activities
  • Creatively engage children
  • Connect the camp values to the activities in a developmentally appropriate manner
  • Promote theme days or group traditions to help campers feel united as a group
  • Display appropriate behavior (action and language) around campers, parents, and staff
  • Provide general supervision (including in locker room) and downtime activities for all campers in his/her care
  • Account for all campers, take attendance regularly, and follow check-in/out procedures
  • Walk children safely between locations and on water/bathroom breaks
  • Assist campers with belongings, lost and found, sunscreen/water, trash pick-up, etc.
  • Resolve disciplinary problems appropriately, complete Incident Reports as needed
  • Demonstrate good judgement
  • Demonstrate responsibility in regard to work schedule, meetings, & trainings
  • Keep equipment, binder, and supplies in order, well maintained, and in the proper location
  • Complete and submit paperwork accurately (timesheets, lesson plans, certifications, etc.)
  • Dress in appropriate attire/uniform
  • Maintain a positive attitude while working, help wherever needed, work well with co-workers
  • Display good customer service skills
  • Accept feedback and makes necessary corrections
  • Follow all camp policies and procedures
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as requested by supervisors
  • Ability to relate well to children
  • Previous experience working with children required
Current American Red Cross (or equivalent) certifications in Standard First Aid & CPR (youth, adult) and including AED is strongly recommended for all staff.
Please download and read the PEM_GroupLeader form. This form will fully explain the demands of the job you are applying for. If you have any questions after reading the form, please feel free to contact us.

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