Camp Counselor - Activity Leader - Visual & Performing Arts

City of Atlanta in Atlanta, GA

  • Industry: Hospitality - Lodging/Resort/Travel - Camp Staff
  • Type: Full Time
  • $141,090.00 - 141,090.00
position filled


Activity Leader ??? Visual and Performing Arts

Pay Rate: $14.00 Hourly

Here at the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our Police Officers, Fire Fighters, and Building Inspectors keep our Citizens safe. Our Public Works Staff keep our City clean and help to maintain, build, and improve our City???s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life. Our Engineers help to keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating, and our buildings maintained.? ?Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta!?If you???re seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.

Purpose of Classification

The purpose of this job is to oversee summer camp youth and enhance their development through Visual and Performing Arts enrichment activities based on our overall theme ???I Love The 90???s???.? For nine weeks, we work with youth ages 5 ??? 18 to promote social, cultural and historical awareness an activity-based curriculum.? Duties include but are not limited to: Working cooperatively with administration and camp staff, supervising youth, planning and implementing activities, encouraging camper participation, maintaining facilities, keeping supply inventory, providing superior customer service, attending meetings, completing reports, instructing campers in emergency procedures, abiding by organizational policy and procedures and performing other duties as assigned.

Essential duties and responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job.? These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.? Other duties may be required or assigned.

Work Delegation

???????? Developing, planning and implementing camp activities with a Visual and Performing Arts Focus (Photography, video, filmmaking, spoken word, mime, magic, musical theater, etc.)

???????? Ability to create impromptu?and innovative lesson plans, creating curriculum and strategies

???????? Group supervision of campers in activities and daily camp operations

???????? Collaborate with staff to establish and maintain a supportive and structured environment.

???????? Demonstrate paramount human relation skills when dealing with officials, administration, employees, parents, guests or visitors.?

???????? Promotion and compliance of organizational policies and procedures.

???????? Identifies and meets camper needs daily.?

Planning and Organizing

???????? Plans and implements educational, cultural and social enrichment activities for campers.?

???????? Develop camp lesson plans and implement lessons.?


Minimum Qualifications

?????????High School Diploma or GED.

?????????One year of college education.

?????????Maintain or have graduated with at least a 2.5 G.P.A.

?????????Has or is able to attain a valid CPR and First Aid certification.

?????????Authorization of a background check for criminal and child protective findings.

?????????Must pass a drug screening.?

Other Qualifications

?????????Visual & Performing Arts???? you can be a professional, a coach, an avid hobbyist or a college/graduate student with experiences in these areas: Photography, video, filmmaking, spoken word, mime, magic, musical theater, etc.

?????????Coaches, Visual and Performing Arts major/minors with a strong interest in hands-on learning.

Additional Information

?????????City of Atlanta required training May?26th???? May?29th, 2020

?????????Summer staff will be required to work an 8-hour shift Monday ??? Friday from June?1st???? July 31st, 2020.? Vacation requests during this time will not be approved.

?????????All summer staff must be actively involved in the pool with campers during swim times and wear a bathing suit (one-piece for females, swimming trunks with lining for males).? Staff is not required to know how to swim or teach swim lessons.

Associated topics: after school, branch, camp counselor, evangelism, group, lake, resident, summer camp, teen, volunteer

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