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Summer Camp Counselor at Sport & Health

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Herndon, Virginia

Job Description:

Summary Objective:

Provide safe, clean, and fun program services for children enrolled in program and interact professionally with parents and children.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver the ultimate fitness experience to every member, every time

  • Supervise drop-off, pick-up, and check-in of children, following company standards

  • Respond directly to physical and emotional needs of each child

  • Plan, and lead age-appropriate activities and programming in alignment with program standards

Job Responsibilities:

  • Record parent information and label all incoming materials with child’s name

  • Direct children into activities to ease transitions from parents/guardians

  • Address all questions or concerns from parents and children, referring as needed

  • Lead activities and supervise free play

  • Maintain a safe environment

  • Notify parents if children’s needs exceed the capacity of the Kids’ Club

  • Clean toys, games, and equipment after use

  • Complete all paperwork as assigned

  • Understand and meet employee standards of conduct and ethics

  • Uphold club building, facilities, service, program, and emergency procedures

  • Attend all required meetings and trainings

  • Assume other duties as assigned

  • Work mornings, evenings and weekends as necessary

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and nonverbal communication skills

  • Excellent listening skills

  • Strong work ethic that includes punctuality, organization, and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain a friendly, enthusiastic, and positive attitude

  • Outwardly facing professional appearance

  • Confidence and desire to create new relationships quickly

  • Ability to quickly acquire and apply new knowledge and skills

  • Willingness to work flexible hours

  • Ability to multitask and work well under pressure

  • Knowledge of babysitting practices and techniques

Required Experience, Education & Certifications:

  • High school diploma or GED (or minimum of 16 years of age and current high school student in good standing)

  • Six months’ babysitting experience

  • Certification in infant, child, and adult CPR/AED and Basic First Aid

Physical Activities Required:

Physical demands listed here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Standing long periods of time

  • Daily walking, lifting, bending, squatting, and reaching

  • Sitting, kneeling, and holding and lifting children while on duty

  • Clear diction and acute hearing for phone and in-person communication and safety monitoring

  • Lifting up to 30 pounds unassisted