Mentor Counselor -- AgDiscovery

Job description

 SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:  

Mentors/Counselors for the 4-H Youth Programs are employed by KSU
to serve as on-site, residential program assistants during the duration of the
assigned program(s). Mentors/Counselors serve as campus guides, role
models, chaperones, assistant teachers, and are responsible for the well-being
of program participants. 

  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (ex: duties that are essential to performing the
job with or without an accommodation) 

· Provide full-time supervision to program participants (24/7)  

· Provide support and direction to program participants in residence hall during morning and evening hours 

· Ensure all program participants feel safe in the program environment 

· Ensure program participants are aware of rules, and daily scheduled routines. 

· Serve as a positive role model and be attentive to the program participants at all times. 

· Complete tasks and provide leadership as assigned by Program Coordinator or Lead Teacher or Dorm Supervisor 

· Mentor student teams/group 

· Assist in timely arrival and departure to all activities 

· Accompany program participants at all times unless dismissed by Program Coordinator, Lead Teacher, or Dorm Supervisor (i.e. to the Health
Center, to the dorm to retrieve a forgotten item) 

· Follow and enforce Code of Conduct and Conflict Resolution Plan - assist with group and behavior management 

· Assist w/ head count before departure of KSU campus and field trip sites 

· Maintain highest level of communication with Program Coordinator, Lead Teacher, and Recreation Leader 

· Contribute to daily reports 

· Complete all reporting forms as necessary (i.e. incident report form, daily report log) 

· Attend and participate in CPR and First Aid training 

· Attend and participate in required skill building training sessions  

· Adolescent Development Training 

· Subject Matter Training 

· Program Orientation 

· Perform other duties as assigned 

  

  

  

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  

· Mentors/Counselors must be college students in academic
good standing with their respective university/college.  

· Satisfactory criminal background check. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:  

· Excellent leadership skills 

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills 

· Ability to manage minor conflicts among adolescents 

· Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to
accomplish tasks with little direct supervision. 

  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 

· Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp
activities which include, but not limited to, team building activities and
physical games. 

· Frequent outdoor and physically active projects 

· Extensive hours in case of emergency and during travel 

   

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/22/2019
Application Due: 4/23/2019
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