Extended Care Program - Now Hiring!

    Camp Laughing Loon Extended Care Job Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love working with children? Camp Laughing Loon is seeking enthusiastic, compassionate individuals to oversee our extended care program for campers aged 6-12.

 

This job requires high energy, positivity and the skills to plan, organize, and lead age appropriate activities for children ages 6-12 in a safe, fun, and nurturing environment.

 

Our Extended Day Program runs Monday through Friday approximately 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. before camp and 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. after camp. 

 

Camp Information

Established in 1918, Camp Laughing Loon is a non-profit day camp located on Little Ossipee in East Waterboro, Maine. We offer a quality day camp experience for campers 6-12 that includes swimming lessons, arts and crafts, sports, canoeing, and nature and drama activities.

 

Seasonal Part-TIme Position

June 27, 2022 - August 19, 2022

Hours: Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m - 9:00 a.m.

4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.

 

Salary: $18.00 -$25.00

 

Necessary Qualifications

  • Minimum age requirement 18 

  • Able to work interdependently take initiative and be solution oriented

  • Possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and organizational skills

  • Compassionate, people oriented, friendly demeanor

  • Previous experience working with multiple children preferred

  • CPR/AED certification or willingness to acquire in a timely manner

  • Must pass criminal record check

 

Physical Demands

The candidate has to be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation. (e.g. the ability to lift young children up to 50 lbs in an emergency situation and actively participate in all activities and routines that may require standing, sitting, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pulling and pushing)

Responsibilities 

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the extended care program. 

  • Provide and maintain a healthy, safe and nurturing environment for all campers

  • Plan, implement, and monitor a variety of diverse, engaging and age-appropriate games and activities

  • Establish protocols and expectations specific to the extended care program.(e.g, check-in and dismissal procedures, attendance tracking, logging medical incidents, assigning designated spaces for meeting, storing belongings,etc.) 

  • Attentive to the needs of children at all times, make sound judgments, and follow all CLL guidelines and emergency procedures.

  • Respond  quickly, compassionately and fairly to camper concerns and situations. Utilize conflict resolution strategies and restorative practices.

  • Maintain positive and open communication with campers, parents and co-workers.

  • Assume responsibility for unlocking buildings in the morning and securing buildings in the afternoon

  • Communicate with the camp directors as needed (e.g camper incident reports, attendance records, parent communications or concerns, assistance required, etc.) 

 

 To Apply - Send any questions and your resume to kidslovecamplaughingloon@yahoo.com