Adaptive Recreation Counselor
Hilton Head Island, SC

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Island Recreation Center
20 Wilborn Rd
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
United States

Industry
Recreation
Job Start Date
5/23/2022
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Pay
From $11 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Part Time
Travel
No Travel
Job Description

 

Adaptive Summer Camp Counselor- Challenge Camp

Scope and Responsibility:
Challenge Camp Staff report directly to the Challenge Camp Director. Staff must be able to work with children and teens with various special needs. Staff will work in multiple settings; playground, gym, and classrooms. Flexibility and ability to adapt to various situations and behaviors is needed with creativeness, patience, understanding, cooperation, and common sense.

Qualifications

Must be at least 14 years old and have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:

  • Have previous experience or a willingness to work with kids/teens with special needs
  • Supervising youth and presenting positive role modeling through all interactions with program participants
  • Be reliable and dependable
  • Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs
  • Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
  • Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • All behaviors comply with the Employee Manual and Preschool & Youth Programs Handbook.
  • Support Challenge Camp participants throughout their day by providing assistance, meeting daily needs, and assisting with integrating participants into all-day camp groups
  • Provide program participants with a positive environment by conducting daily recreational activities such as sports, games, dance, exercise, media, arts & crafts and other activities.
  • Implement positive discipline techniques and group management
  • Maintain the highest standards of health and safety by keep the program participants best interest in mind at all times.
  • Observe safety precautions; correct minor safety problems and immediately report safety concerns to the supervisor; conduct activities in a safe manner maintain discipline at indoor and outdoor recreation areas including; pool, playground, gym, classrooms, field, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, program participants and parents.
  • Be flexible and a team player, working in collaboration with your team..
  • Maintain a clean and orderly facility.
  • Wear assigned uniform including staff shirt and name badge with whistle.
  • Attend all required staff trainings, meetings, and functions.
  • Represent the Island Recreation Center as a role model of honest, caring, respect and responsibility.

Pay Rate

  • $11 - $15 per hour (pay determined by experience)
  • Returning employees may be eligible for raises

Benefits

  • Competitive Pay Range
  • NOT REQURED TO WORK WEEKENDS! Monday-Friday 7:45AM-5PM schedule
  • Housing is available upon request
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee referral program- refer a friend to be a counselor and if hired, $100 compensation
Job Requirements
Qualifications

Must be at least 14 years old and have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:

Have previous experience or a willingness to work with kids/teens with special needs
Supervising youth and presenting positive role modeling through all interactions with program participants
Be reliable and dependable
Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs
Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
Be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Employer
Island Recreation Center
Olivia Richardson
20 Wilborn Rd
Hilton Head Island SC 29926
United States
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