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.
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 26, 2023 - August 18, 2023
Hours: Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m - 9:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
Salary: $18.00 -$25.00
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
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)
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.)
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