Scott County Family YMCA
  • 11-Feb-2020 to 11-Apr-2020 (CST)
  • Camp Staff
  • Buffalo, IA, USA
  • $9.00/hr
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Seasonal employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)


Camp Activities Assistants will lead basic programming for groups, retreats and special events. Programming could include any of the following but is not limited to: shooting sports, canoeing, zip lines, arena rides, team-building and nature education activities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Serve as role model to members, and Y staff and, at all times live the mission, vision and values of the YMCA movement.
2. Ensure a positive experience is had by all participants.
3. Teach outdoor recreational activities to youth/adult groups.
4. Assist with setup and cleanup for special events and programs.
5. Work to insure the safety of every individual on camp property.
6. Insure that every program activity demonstrates the core values of the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
7. Actively participate and teach others about Leave No Trace camping.
8. Encourage all participants to engage in activities.
9. Able to work with difficult and problematic children effectively and safely.
10. Ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance of equipment and facilities is adhered to and report needed repairs promptly to the Branch Executive.
11. Participate in and solicit others to participate in necessary YMCA financial development efforts, specifically the Annual Campaign.
12. Maintain certifications listed under Certificates and Other Requirements.
12. Adherence to all policies and procedures of Scott County Family Y.
13. Understand and follow all safety rules and regulations including knowledge of emergency
procedures and location of emergency equipment.
14. Regular and timely adherence to respective schedule/meetings.
15. All other duties as assigned by the Branch Executive.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
1. High School Diploma or equivalence
2. No previous experience required, but is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must be able to pass background check
2. CPR/First Aid/AED certification*
3. Mandatory Reporter*
4. Certain program areas require specific trainings provided by camp. In order to lead those program areas, training by a trained camp staff member is necessary.
*Note: The * noted certification training programs are provided by SCFY staff and must be obtained within 30 days of hire, if not currently certified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee need to handle endurance activities, including prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will experience daily exposure to outdoor conditions which will vary depending upon the weather, including but not limited to, sun, heat, humidity, rain, cold, snow, etc. Must be able to handle regular exposure to outdoor plants and animals such as poison ivy/oak, bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

BENEFITS: Part time employees enjoy a free individual Y membership and participation in the Y retirement program! (must meet hourly eligibility requirements)

PAY RATE: $9.00/hr

Scott County Family YMCA
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