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Kids U Summer Camp Instructor 2024 Casual Labor

Employer
Georgia College & State University
Location
Georgia College & State Univ

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Kids U Summer Camp Instructor 2024 Casual Labor
Location: Georgia College & State Univ
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 269324
About Us

Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is the state's designated public liberal arts university, where students learn the essential skills to compete in a fast-paced and technology-driven global society. The university prepares students for successful careers, leadership in communities, problem solving and life-long learning through personalized attention in a residential setting with opportunities for a variety of transformational experiences through its award-winning, high-impact practices. One of only three selective universities within the University System of Georgia and a top 10 ranked public university in the Southeast, GCSU offers undergraduate degrees in more than 40 majors, 34 graduate programs, doctorates in education and nursing, professional certificates and continuing education programs.

As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), GCSU is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values academic preeminence, interdisciplinary inquiry and an inclusive learning community. GCSU enjoys a strong reputation for academic excellence and nationally ranked programs according to US News & World Report, The Princeton Review and Colleges of Distinction - among other ranking sources.

Georgia College & State University takes great pride in combining the educational experience of a private liberal arts college with the affordability of a public university. Faculty and staff are dedicated to student engagement and experiential learning through high-impact practices such as internships, service- and community-based learning, diversity, study abroad opportunities, mentored undergraduate research and a capstone project that fosters intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry and critical thinking.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, and only 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O'Connor, '45, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O'Connor's former home, Andalusia, now owned by the university. Milledgeville is located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville - Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.

Georgia College & State University is committed to protecting academic freedom in addition to supporting the freedom of expression as outlined in the University System of Georgia's Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom policy and its Ethics Code of Conduct. For more information, visit us online at gcsu.edu.

Job Summary

Instructor to children. Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. The counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily lives.

NOTICE: This position is for persons who will not be enrolled in GCSU courses during the time of camps. If you are a student at GCSU and will be enrolled during time of camps please apply to our Student posting.

Responsibilities

Assist 30 -
Assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp to meet the intended camper outcomes.

Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through: communication, relationship development, respect, involvement, and empowerment of youth.

Assure campers are always properly supervised.

Be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

Participate 20-
Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers.

Responsible for leading or assisting with the teaching of activities.

Actively participate in all program areas as assigned.

Provide for a progression of activities within the framework of individual and group interests and abilities.

Assist in program areas such as waterfront, all camp activities, and arts and crafts.

Health and Safety 20 -
Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.

Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.

Be alert to camper and staff needs.

Be alert to equipment and facilities to ensure utilization, proper care, and maintenance is adhered to; report repairs needed promptly to the camp director or assistant director.

Role Model 20 -
Be a role model to campers and staff in attitude and behavior.

Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.

Set a good example to campers and others regarding general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.

Representative 5 -
Represent the camp when interacting with parents or community members.

Provide parents with appropriate feedback and information as needed for their campers to have a successful experience.

Follow safety and security protocols when campers are in public while presenting a positive image of the camp.

Other Duties 5 -
Provide supervision for campers while campers are transported on campus shuttles and during scheduled field trips off camp property.

Able to communicate and work with groups participating and providing necessary instruction to campers and staff.

Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.

Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.

Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess the strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Required Qualifications


Educational Requirements
High School diploma

Other Required Qualifications
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Availability to work regular scheduled hours during summer months.
Must take mandated reporter training and must be certified in First Aid/CPR or be able to obtain certification. We will provide these trainings to you.

Required Experience
Must have previous experience teaching, working with, or instructing children.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
Previously certified in First Aid/CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Ability to interact with all age levels.

Ability to relate to youths and adults in a positive manner.

Physical requirements may include prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, stretching, and daily exposure to sun and heat.

Ability to lift up to 50lbs and operate camp equipment and facilities.

KNOWLEDGE
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in designated camp program areas.

SKILLS
Understanding of the development needs of youth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College & State University (GCSU) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by GCSU.

Georgia College & State University is a national award-winning institution in areas of student success and achievement. It strives to achieve excellence in the composition of its community, educational programs, university policies, research and scholarship, campus life, employment practices, extracurricular activities, and community outreach. It is a priority of the university to be a welcoming and inclusive environment so that its campus culture will enhance the ability of its community members to succeed in their endeavors, to be respected as individuals, and to feel a sense of belonging. Please visit Equal Employment Opportunity for more information.

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position may be required to drive a personal vehicle
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1-24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

Position of Trust

Criminal Background Check

Drug Screening

Organization

Georgia College & State University is the state's designated public liberal arts university. As a member of the prestigious Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), Georgia College is committed to fostering a liberal arts environment that values interdisciplinary inquiry, diversity and inclusion, and academic excellence. The College enrolls approximately 7,000 students -5,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students-- and is prominently cited for excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, nursing education, and high impact practices outside the classroom in a number of leading publications.

The university's beautiful and historic campus is located downtown in Milledgeville, Georgia, a charming, diverse college town of approximately 19,000 residents in Central Georgia, approximately 90 miles southeast of Atlanta. Milledgeville is also the home of noted American author and alumna, Flannery O'Connor, and the college community enjoys many exciting literary arts programs at O'Connor's former home, Andalusia, now owned by the College.  Milledgeville is also located on the banks of beautiful Lake Sinclair and Lake Oconee, allowing faculty, staff, and students to take full advantage of the environmental and recreational benefits of being part of a lake community. For cultural, educational, and leisure opportunities beyond Milledgeville, Macon and Atlanta are located within easy driving distances.

Georgia College takes great pride in combining the educational experience of private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of a public university. The university's main campus is a residential learning community focused on undergraduate education and a select number of graduate programs. Faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students through high-impact pedagogies that foster intellectual curiosity, reasoned inquiry, and critical thinking. We strive for excellence in the classroom and beyond. We nurture collaborative leadership and global citizenship, and we value diversity and inclusion in all of its forms.

Georgia College seeks faculty and administrators who understand and embrace our public liberal arts mission, who are committed to respecting and fostering diversity and inclusion inside and outside of the classroom, and who are dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through teaching, scholarship, and service. All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to provide a first-class learning experience for our students, one that will prepare them to be competent, thoughtful, and well-rounded leaders who make transformative contributions to their communities and to the world.

Company info
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Telephone
478-445-5004
Location
231 West Hancock Street
Milledgeville
GA
31061
United States

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