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Leroy Springs, Inc

Adventure Seekers Camp Kayak Activity Specialist

OVERVIEW

To facilitate kayaking and corcling activities appropriate to the camper’s age and abilities while maintaining a safe and fun environment. Average hours is 25-30 hours per week. This is a seasonal position that reports to the Camp Director.

SCHEDULE

Lead Staff Training: May 18th – 20th, times TBD

Camp Training Sessions: May 23rd – 27th

Camp Dates & Hours: May 30th – August 5th; Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

KEY FUNCTIONS

Able to lead and facilitate kayaking and circling activities for campers
Develop and deliver specialized programming activities according to the abilities of the campers
Create skill building activities that can be done by the campers to provide challenges and build their skills
Supervise and participate with campers in activities
Assist in organization of group and discipline
Maintain high standards of safety and security to prevent accidents and to respond appropriately in emergency situations
Maintain, use and store specialized equipment properly; report repairs
Maintain order and cleanliness in general camp areas
All other job duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior
Set a good example for campers and others
Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities
Promote good sportsmanship
Ability to interact with all age levels
Current CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training; will train

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be 18 years of age or older
Kayaks – must be lifeguard certified; Mountain Bikes – must submit proven, documented biking experience
May serve as a camp counselor when not on duty with specialized programming

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Some physical requirements of a Kayak Activity Specialist position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, biking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; daily exposure to inconsistent weather conditions such as sun, heat, or rain and animals such as bugs and snakes, etc.

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