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The Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri Assistant Summer Day Camp Director-K048-10003 in Olathe, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12526891

Job Objective:Assist the Summer Day Camp Director in planning, developing, organizing, and supervising/directing programs for the Salvation Army Day Camp.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Summer Day Camp Director to prepare a schedule of activities and a theme (curriculum) for each week that nurtures a positive experience for all campers
  • Assist in organizing and monitoring the Day Camp program so that counselors have maximum participation and supervision
  • Be available on site for Day Camp campers and staff, arranging break times as needed so campers are supervised at all times
  • Assist in obtaining resources needed for activities and prepare creative activities to help fill voids in schedule. Make sure all equipment is ready for the activity and is properly cleaned and stored at the conclusion of the activity or day
  • Adequately communicate with all staff members
  • Be sure that areas in Corps are neat, clean, and in good repair
  • Give adequate supervision and guidance to staff and give them opportunities to perform as leadership (leading games, activities, etc.)
  • Assist in performing all camper check-in duties
  • Assist in emergencies and fill out reports; accordingly, report incidents and /or accidents to supervisors
  • Provide positive, encouraging, and uplifting attitude toward campers and counselors
  • Serve as acting Director when the Summer Day Camp Director is not available