Inclusive Day Camp Supervisor
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Seaonsal*
SALARY RANGE: $14.00 - $16.00/hour
OPENS: February 3, 2017
CLOSES: Open Until Filled
NOTE: This is a seasonal position with approximately 32-40 hours per week and has no benefits. Successful applicants should expect an interview by the end of March/April. This is subject to change. If hired, applicants should expect to attend training on June 8, 20, 21, and 22. These dates are subject to change. The Inclusive Day Camp will run on the weeks of July 10th through July 14th and August 7th through August 11th.
Under the direction of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Dept. Coordinator, the Inclusive Day Camp Supervisor is responsible for the daily direction of site staff and program participants of our Inclusive Day Camp. The Inclusive Day Camp Supervisor will plan, implement, lead and evaluate daily recreational activities for up to 16 children and/or teens living with intellectual and developmental disabilities, ages 6-18. The Inclusive Day Camp runs on (2) two weeks of the summer- July 10-14th and August 7-11th. Successful applicants may be given additional hours in our other day camps during other weeks of summer if agreed upon. As a representative of the parks department a uniform will be provided and must be worn during working hours.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Lead staff in the planning and teaching of various activities including, but not limited to arts and crafts, activities, games, sports, and songs for children with disabilities. Act as on site supervisor of up to 8 Inclusive Day Camp staff. Work closely with these staff in an enthusiastic, cooperative and supportive manner. Supervise and actively participate in group activities and serve as a positive role model for participants and staff at all times. Lead staff in the development, implementation and evaluation of weekly activity schedules. Discuss and implement discipline plans with parents, Recreation Coordinator, other staff, and participants. Work closely with all staff to develop a cooperative, supportive and enthusiastic atmosphere for children and parents. Oversee safety for participants and staff at all times. Render first aid in case of minor injury. Maintain contact with Recreation Coordinator. Plan and implement daily activities. Purchase and manage supplies. This includes maintaining an updated inventory of supplies and requesting needed supplies in a timely fashion. Oversee the cleaning of program areas and storing of equipment and supplies at the end of each day. Prepare and maintain required reports, including but not limited to, daily check-in/out sheets, daily schedules, and incident/accident reports. Prepare and distribute informational and promotional materials as needed. Attend required staff training. Conduct weekly staff meetings and others as needed. Maintain professional image and positive attitude at all times. Act as role model for staff and participants. Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Recreation Coordinator.
Must be at least 19 years of age. Educational background in Special Education, inclusive recreation, education, or child development preferable. Minimum of one (1) year experience in planning, implementing and supervising recreational and/or educational activities for children living with disabilities ages 6-18. Supervisor experience preferable. Ability to take initiative, make sound decisions, and trouble shoot problematic situations in an independent manner is required. Valid Washington State driver’s license. Responsible for own transportation to and from various job sites. Current First Aid, Child CPR and Adult CPR cards required. Ability to successfully pass background check.
TO APPLY: Please complete a required City of Federal Way application form and attach resume and cover letter. Applications available at City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, online at www.cityoffederalway.com, or by calling 253-835-2530. Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.832.
The City of Federal way is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Applicants may request a copy of the City’s EEOP Utilization Report by contacting Human Resources at 253-835-2531. Any person requiring ADA accommodation should advise the City of the need. For telecommunications relay service for voice and text telephones call 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388/TTY or 1-800-833-6384/voice.