Summer Camp Counselor

Flatbush Development Corporation

Location:

PS217
1100 Newkirk Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11230

Borough:

Brooklyn

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Last Day to Apply:

06/01/2018

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

25 hours/week

Number of Available Positions:

25

Maximum Hours/Week:

35 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (B8 & B68), Train (B & Q)

Minimum Education:

High School Graduate

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Computers/Technology, Health/Nutrition, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

 

 

·         Implement FDC program curriculum, helping school age children to improve literacy competencies, values and physical fitness in an activity based Summer Campl environment.

·         Provide a positive role model for children by exhibiting proper behavior and demeanor.

·         Insure the health, safety and well-being of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.

·         Work as a member of a professional team that provides a positive, growth-promoting environment for all children.

·         Assist children with their academic growth.

·         Understand and communicate the FDC philosophy and the goals of the FDC School Age Programs to the students and parents.

·         Plan and create innovative age appropriate activities and develop lesson plans to conduct them on a daily basis; Read, tell stories, lead songs and games.

·         Communicate with families about their children’s strengths and areas needing attention on a weekly basis.

·         Actively participate in all training sessions and designated meetings and special events.

·         Maintain a ratio of one (1) counselor for every 10 students.

·         Must be availabe to attend a staff training during the week of June 25 - 29, 2018.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: smondesir@fdconline.org

To the Attention of:

Mrs. Mondesir

Required Skills/Experience:

 

·         High School Diploma or 1 year of college with course work in child development or related field in which working with children is the focus.

·         Prior experience as a Counselor in an after school or Summer Camp setting, recreation, teaching or childcare position.  Supervisory experience desired.

·         Skills in leadership development, motivation, communication, songs, storytelling, games and sports desired.

·         Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills.