KinderCamp/Substitute Counselor

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 10, 2016

Organization: Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

City: Columbia, SC

Website: View Website

Wages/Salary: $9.42/hour

Requirements:

Must be enrolled in a degree-seeking secondary education program, with one to two years experience working with children in an educational or instructional setting (formal or informal teaching, camp staffing, tutoring, coaching, lessons, etc.) or any equivalent combination of training and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must have a good knowledge of natural science. Must possess or be eligible for a valid S.C. driver's license. Must have and be able to provide proof of current CPR/First Aid certification and a negative TB test by the first day of training. Must be available for all training dates May 21 and 31 and June 1 - 3, 2016 from 8am to 5pm. Must be available at least 9 out of 10 weeks of camp ? June 6 through August 12, working Monday - Friday, 7:30AM - 12:30PM and 2-3 days a week until 5:15pm.

Job Description:

Leads summer camp educational programs. Curriculum topics include, but are not limited to: zoology, botany, ecology, conservation, behavioral science, and other natural & physical sciences. Supervises and motivates groups of 15 children (ages 4-5 years old) each week until noon. Two to three days per week KinderCamp/Sub Counselors will sub for a full-time Camp Counselor through the end of the regular camp day (4pm) and assist with extended stay (5:15pm). Enthusiastically presents planned activities, leads zoo and garden tours in an age-appropriate manner that is fun and engaging. Manages group behavior and demonstrates a passion for nature and children. Acts as a positive role model for campers, parents, and fellow staff, inspiring progressive conservation actions throughout activities and lessons.

Schedule:
Part-time Temporary (May 21 and May 31 - August 12, 2016)
Must be available for all training dates May 21 and 31 and June 1 - 3, 2016 from 8am to 5pm.
Must be available at least 9 out of 10 weeks of camp ? June 6 through August 12, working Monday - Friday, 7:30AM - 12:30PM and 2-3 days a week until 5:15pm.
Contact Name:
HR Department
Application Process:
Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website: http://www.riverbanks.org/join-our-team/