Enrichment Program Instructor-Woonsocket

YMCA of Pawtucket Inc

Woonsocket, RI

JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
Woonsocket, RI
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the YMCA, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibilities. Under the direction of the Director/Coordinator the Day Camp Staff will provide leadership for an individual group of campers and or activity and assist in the effective operation of the daily camp program,ensuring a safe, enriching and healthy environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the day to day operation in the assigned area
  • Plan prepare and implement daily activities that are developmentally appropriate, meeting the needs of all of the children in the group
  • Maintain ratios at all times
  • Attend all required staff trainings and meetings
  • Provide active supervision and is alert at all times (must be able to see and hear all children in your assigned group
  • Provide a program that exhibits high standards in cleanliness and preparation
  • Work as a team through positive approach with other staff members
  • Communicate with program family members in a positive way at all times
  • Demonstrates appropriate decision making abilities
  • Upholds and exemplifies the YMCA values
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 18 year of age
  • 1 year experience in recreation, camping or other related fields a plus.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (within 6 months of hire)
  • Completion of all DCYF paperwork

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  1. Ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for long periods of time.
  2. Exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.
  3. Must be able to lift and carry/or assist children us to 50 pounds in weight
  4. Must be able to lift and carry food and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.
  5. Ability to stand or sit while maintaining alertness for several hours at a time.
  6. Position may require bending, leaning, kneeling, and walking.
  7. Ability to speak concisely and effectively communicate.
  8. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency

Wages: $11.50-$15.00 based on experience