Mini Bike Instructor – Camp Crosley Counselor

Apply online

https://campcrosley.campbrainstaff.com/

Job Code

3029

Category

General

Responsible to

Director of Maintenance/Senior Program Director

Cabin Responsibilities

  • Create a warm, nurturing, positive environment for all cabin members
  • Read all camper confidential forms and familiarize yourself with all names and conditions before campers arrive. Return all forms to managers.
  • Finish birthday cards and certificates and return to managers on time.
  • Enforce rules of cabin making sure all children are safe, welcomed, cared for and nurtured.
  • Maintain a friendly demeanor and don’t display favoritism
  • Follow daily schedule arriving on time for all duties and activities
  • Supervise all aspects of campers’ days to include wake up, bedtime, activities, meals, group time, chapel and devotions
  • Keep cabin neat and tidy
  • Arrive at all meals on time, follow all rules in the dining hall, sit among the campers; take campers to the bathroom when necessary.
  • Participate in dining hall games, songs and activities as well as Flag Raising and Lowering before meals
  • Make sure Rule of 3 is followed at all times
  • Guide and support campers and create a fun, positive and caring experience for all
  • Follow all emergency procedures for weather and missing child drills
  • Accompany campers to Camp Nurse when necessary
  • Alert Program or Senior Program Director about health or safety issues in a cabin when necessary
  • Participate with a cheerful attitude in all camp-wide games and activities, exhibiting energy and encourage all campers to do the same
  • Supervise at all times shower times at the end of the day
  • Lead devotions or cabin reflective time
  • Create a memorable time of “camp magic” each week for cabin
  • Greet parents with confidence every Sunday and help campers unpack and set up their bed. On Saturdays help campers pack and get their suitcases to the designated area on time.
  • Follow the camp dress code
  • Follow the camp’s standard of music while on camp property
  • No cell phones/electronics out in the cabin/in view of campers.
  • No contact with campers before or after camp via social media
  • No pictures of campers taken with cell phone and shared.

General Activities Responsibilities

  • Lead assigned activities with energy, warmth and enthusiam
  • Teach skills clinics as assigned. Keep teaching area neat and tidy and make sure all equipment is put away in designated areas. Teach all safety precautions. Motivate and encourage campers in the clinic.
  • Supervise swim times either as a lifeguard, bathroom attendant, pavilion helper or activity leader
  • Participate in the opening and closing campfires as well as Friday Closing Ceremony
  • Honor Staff Curfew as well as Lights Out times.
  • Return from Time Off punctually. Always check in with Manager before leaving. Never leave without your cabin being covered.
  • Take roll in every skills clinic and report attendance per camp procedure
  • Follow the Y’s best practices and behave in a professional manner that represents the Y and Camp Crosley well when out in public or on time off.
  • Register your vehicle with camp and stay park in staff designated areas

Mini Bike Clinic Responsibilities

  • Follow and model all safety procedures and ensure campers are doing the same
  • Ensure campers find and use properly sized equipment – skis, boards, bindings, life vests, helmets
  • Follow Skills Clinic daily lesson plans
  • Know all campers in the class by first name basis
  • Alert Program Director or Aquatics Director if a camper needs to change clinic based on skill level
  • Make sure equipment is properly stored after daily classes
  • Inspect the environment daily to make sure the natural environment is safe (roots, poison ivy, fallen branches, wind, calmness of lake)
  • Alert Aquatics Director re: any questionable equipment or equipment that is deemed unsafe
  • Keep maintenance log
  • Meet with campers/parents on Sunday at check-in to identify skill level
  • Follow proper waterfront emergency procedure in case of inclement weather
  • Any and all other duties deemed necessary by the Senior Program Director

Requirements

  • CPR/First Aid Certified – training provided at Camp if needed
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Complete Child Abuse Safety Training Course
  • Relates well to the peer group
  • Relates well with parents of children
  • Must enjoy working with children
  • Creative/Energetic/Strong Work Ethic
  • Can perform duties under stressful conditions
  • Ability to think on feet and problem solve quickly
  • Ability to lead activities, arts or sports clinic
  • Exercises self-control
  • Exhibits character that is above reproach
  • 18 years of age or older – preferably completed one year of college
  • Qualified and certified for safety practices
  • Knows names and parts of the mini bike
  • At least two years experience riding mini bikes

Preferences

  • Experience working with/teaching/supervising children