Christ Lutheran Church Little Lambs is seeking to hire a Summer Staff! Below is the information about the open position:
POSITION TITLE: Summer Staff
TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time
LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: Seasonal / Temporary
General Job Description for Summer Enrichment Counselor
A Summer Enrichment Counselor (SEC) responsible for supervising students and keeping them safe. Daily duties include teaching children (ages 5-10) recreational skills, overseeing and planning enrichment activities and learning and implementing emergency protocol efforts to ensure the protection of students. SECs are typically employed to minister to children, lead daily devotions, lead creative activities and games, lead and supervise a variety of sports and swimming. SEC will also learn first aid and CPR to be prepared for any potential injuries the students may experience. Other responsibilities involve greeting students when they first arrive, explaining and enforcing Summer Enrichment Program rules and providing spiritual and emotional support to students struggling to adjust to the environment. This position is a great opportunity to build Leadership, Organization, Education, and many more skills.
SEC Duties and Responsibilities:
A SEC has a wide range of responsibilities, and some roles may require some expertise, such as monitoring swimming sessions or providing instructions for various activities.
Typical duties might include:
Organizing team games both indoor and outside such as soccer, softball and basketball, explaining the rules and acting as referee or umpire throughout the game
Leading activities such as crafts and art, demonstrating various techniques and encouraging children to come up with new ideas
Lead daily devotions appropriate for children ranging in age from 5 to 10 years old
Communicating with parents, providing updates when required and answering questions about the program
Checking on children with medical needs to ensure they have taken any required medication
Providing guidance, motivation and support to all students
Assisting church volunteers in running Vacation Bible School (VBS)
SEC Skills and Qualifications:
Skills required for SEC include:
CPR First Aid Certificate is required and the certification training will be provided by Christ Lutheran’s contractor
First aid training is needed to be able to respond to minor injuries or illnesses
Health and safety knowledge to help keep all students safe including, handwashing before eating, checking for food allergies, and ensuring food prep areas are clean
Excellent communication skills to convey the program procedures to all visitors
Leadership skills to guide and motivate students throughout the day
Interpersonal skills to build positive relationships with students under your care
SEC Counselor Experience Requirements:
Most SEC roles don’t require experience, but applicants who have worked with children before will have an advantage. SECs who want to lead specific activities may benefit from experience in areas such as teaching sports, art, music or science.
SEC Pay and Work hours
The position is full time and requires 5 days a week, but not more than 40 hours per week Monday through Friday.
SEC base pay is $14.00 per hour and negotiable based on experience.
This is a seasonal, at will position starting June 3, 2024 through August 9th, 2024. Unpaid vacation week is July 1-5, 2024.
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