Mount Hermon

Childcare Counselor

US-CA-Mount Hermon
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1541
# of Openings
10
Targeted Job Start Date
6/9/2018
Category
Summer Staff
Projected Position End Date
8/18/2018
Type
Seasonal

Overview

Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:

 

Childcare Counselors are responsible to provide safety and well-being while befriending children (infants-kindergarten) to nurture spiritual growth through program activities and curriculum in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.

 

Key Job Accountabilities:  

  • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through discipline and guidance of children.
  • Responsible to provide clear and open communication with parents regarding their child’s/children’s well-being with special attention to health, safety and discipline.
  • Responsible to lead and assist in small and large group teaching of curriculum.
  • Responsible to lead and assist in crafts, music, drama, group games, etc.
  • Responsible to share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

  • None

Qualifications

General Qualifications:

 

A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith. Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization. Of strong moral character and integrity.

 

Education/Certifications/Licenses:

 

  • High school graduate.
  • Some college experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified.

Work Experience:

 

  • Prior experience with working with children in ministry settings.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.
  • Love for children of all ages is essential; capable of providing strong Christian role model to children.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and possess problem-solving skills.
  • Capable of providing children with a strong Christian role model.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:

 

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, hiking, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15-60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children. 

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • Will be assigned a secondary role as required for all Summer Staff.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • May be required to work with campers with special needs through our 1 on 1 program. Requires assisting them physically, cognitively, and emotionally as they engage the camp experience in a way best suited to their needs.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 

*This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 

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