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Counselor

Company: PCC SACC
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Principal ObjectiveUnder the direct supervision of the SACC Site Director, Swim & Gym Counselors are responsible for the safety and supervision of their assigned camper group. Swim & Gym Counselors lead safe structured activities for campers to enjoy and remember. Swim & Gym Counselors are key in representing PCC SACC to Redwood City families.
Job Summary A Swim & Gym Counselor provides excellent group instruction involving all students equally while implementing scheduled activities that enrich the summer for all campers. The Swim & Gym Counselor develops positive relationships and strives to know campers by name and find ways to encourage campers to explore their faith in God. The Swim & Gym Counselors role is to act as a teacher and a positive role model. The Swim & Gym Counselor must engage their groups in both teams and individual activities, while going over safety and camp rules. Swim & Gym Counselors not only teach camp activities but social interaction skills as well. The Swim & Gym Counselors play a crucial role in helping PCC SACC make Swim & Gym a memorable and enriching experience for campers.
Requirements Walk Deep (Character + Calling) Integrity: Honest, follows-through, accepts personal responsibility, accountable.
Passionate: Believes and strives to achieve the PCC SACC mission and vision. Passionate about children discovering their gifts.
Leadership: Holds self and others accountable, leads camper groups for success, influences and inspires those around you, listens and learns from others.
Drive Well (Competence + Chemistry)

Work ethic: Ability to work independently, takes initiative, strives for excellence, complete assigned tasks, strong quality of work, enthusiasm, teachable, shows full participation during trainings.
Knowledgeable: Understands children's day camp activities, children's bible topics, and safety of working with children.
Customer service: Courteous, strong communication skills, attentive to others, patience, and comfortable giving progress reports to parents.
Professionalism: Punctuality, proper work attire, positive attitude, excellent attendance, and uses appropriate language with campers and staff at all times.
Experience: 1+ years of experience working with kids in a camp setting. Experience working in faith-based curriculum preferred
Education: High school degree or equivalent.

Get Off Campus (Community + Commitment)Teamwork: Able to work with others towards a common goal, create a positive working atmosphere, support others to better team performance, gives and receives constructive feedback.
Reputation: Prioritizes community building and helping strengthen SACCs relationship with the local parent community.
Adaptability: Willingness and ability to make quick decisions, perseveres in difficult situations and/or circumstances or when faced with conflicting priorities, keeps composure.
Physical Requirements Able to stand and move around a large area for up to four hours at a time. Able to lift and transport up to 30 pounds of equipment.

Principal Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead group of campers through daily camp activities.
  • Setup, lead, and breakdown 3 to 4 camp activities per day.
  • Manages and cares for the assigned classroom.
  • Ensures that the classroom is cleaned and prepared for the next ministry to use.
  • Safely navigate campers through PCC campus.
  • Participate in daily Bible Time programming.
  • Adjust and adapt camp curriculum to meet individual camper needs and abilities.
  • Lead group camper through group discussions.
  • Communicate and work with counselors, office staff and parents to discuss camper behavior and progress.
  • Learn and implement camp rules and policies.
  • Develop individual relationships with students.
  • Tend to campers social and emotional needs throughout the school day.
  • Follow safety and injury procedures at all times.
  • Help other groups with day-to-day needs (subs, equipment needs, additional supervision, etc.).
  • Create and coordinate unique group experiences (group songs, camp traditions, group parties, etc.).
  • Give ongoing constructive feedback to fellow SACC staff.
  • Complete assigned training items during training week.
  • Attend weekly mandatory staff meetings.
  • Communicate program needs to office staff.
  • Strive to live out the SACC mission and vision.

Keywords: PCC SACC, Redwood City , Counselor, Other , Redwood City, California

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