Position Information

Posted
Mar 10, 2022

Closes
Apr 10, 2022

Description

Duties:

Under the supervision of the Camp Director and full-time center staff, the Camp Counselor is responsible for the overall program planning and implementation of the camp. This includes field trips, pool activities and other special events that are part of the program. The Camp Counselor shall adhere to all guidelines as outlined in the Camp Counselor Handbook. He/she is responsible for organizing and maintaining all camp equipment, supplies and camp areas. Staff is responsible for the overall safety of the children in camp. The Camp Counselor is responsible for communicating with parents throughout the week. Staff is responsible for preparing and distributing activity calendars (or syllabus) on the first day of camp and an activity summary at the end of camp. He/she is responsible for documenting all accidents, injuries and incidents and reporting child abuse/neglect to a supervisor. Camp Counselors are required to supervise CIT’s and encourage their leadership and participation. Camp Counselors are also responsible for complying with and adhering to county, agency and state standards and regulations.

Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age for Camp Counselor positions and 21 years of age for Camp Director positions. Agree to a Criminal Background Check and a Central Registry Check completed by Child Protective Services and have NEVER been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation, or other barrier crimes. Provide negative TB test results (valid for two years). Attend all mandatory staff development and training. Be able to obtain first aid and CPR certifications; training provided. Provide at least 2 references ***All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date.

How to apply:

Email

Salary
$13-$18

Hours per week
up to 40

Specific hours
8:30am-4:30pm

Duration of position
June-August


Employer Information

Contact
Patrick McNamara

Phone
703-246-5930

Email
patrick.mcnamara@fairfaxcounty.gov

Website
https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/lake-fairfax/employment-opportunities

Address
1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston, VA, 20190

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