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Summer Recreation Assistant

Company: The Salvation Army
Location: Utica
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Oversees and supervises a group of children in the summer camp, while maintaining health and safety regulations.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1. Lead structured and unstructured activities for children participating in the summer camp.
2. Supervise a group of 8-12 children during the day and coordinate recreation activities that encourage teamwork and character building opportunities.
3. Maintain health and safety of children according to camp manual at all times.
4. Monitor meals and teach appropriate table manners.
5. Maintain cleanliness in all areas designated for children.
6. Report any problems and concerns to the Program Assistant as needed.
7. Report any discipline concerns to the Program Assistant as needed.
8. Attend all staff meetings and training sessions as scheduled.
9. Encourage each child to participate in constructive recreation and leisure activities.


Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.

• High School Diploma/GED
• Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
• Ability to assist or lead with the teaching of activities
• Energetic, sense of humor, patient and self-control
• Safety oriented at all times
• Creative and artistic a major plus

Keywords: The Salvation Army, Utica , Summer Recreation Assistant, Other , Utica, New York

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