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Activity Specialist

Date inactive: 8/9/2013

Employer Name: ESF Summer Camps, Inc.

Employer Description: ESF (which stands for Education, Sports, and Fun) has been a pioneering force in summer day camps since its humble beginnings in 1982 by co-founders and brothers Michael and Bill Rouse. Since then, ESF has had a profound impact on children by Building Life Skills through a dynamic staff, high-quality programs, premier locations, time-honored traditions, and commitment to safety and FUN!

Employer Address: 750 E. Haverford Road, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Job Location: North Bethesda or Baltimore, MD

Phone Number: 866-721-6363

Website: www.esfcamps.com

Job Description: An Activity Specialist is responsible for the supervision of campers, the implementation of camp curriculum, promoting and actively participating in all camp activities, providing a safe and fun learning environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers and counselors. Position Objective/Purpose: We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organizations mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages. Position Scope Factors: Activity Specialists are employed in the following camps; Day Camp: 4 8 year olds Senior Camp: 9 15 year olds Activity Specialists are employed in the following areas: Art Sports Project Discovery (Science and Nature) World Tour (Cultures and Geography) Special Events Creative and Performing Arts Quest (Teambuilding and Trivia) Martial Arts Archery Fencing Essential Job Responsibilities 1. Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health and safety, security, and personal and skill development 2. Organize and prepare daily lesson plans in a fun and creative manner 3. Implement ESF curriculum; bring lesson plans to life for campers through your participation, support and guidance 4. Motivate campers by creating fun for them in your activity (i.e. - songs, games, cheers, etc.) 5. Encourage creativity and critical thinking while making a positive impact on each of your campers 6. Use effective classroom management skills to lead the activity and effectively create an inclusive, fun environment. 7. Promote and actively participate in all camper activities 8. Work effectively with fellow Activity Specialist and collaborate on daily responsibilities 9. Complete assigned paperwork 10. Serve as a positive role model to campers 11. Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times 12. Employee is expected to exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and to adhere to all company policies 13. Have fun 14. Other responsibilities as assigned (such as PM OT Sign in and Transition) Position Competencies for Success 1. Understand and support the mission of the organization 2. Commitment to the growth and development of youth 3. The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner 4. Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work 5. Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and works quickly to find solutions 6. Positive attitude 7. Patient, caring and creative 8. Flexible, adaptive and a Team player 9. Desire to make a difference in the life of a child Experience Requirements 1. Minimum of one year of post graduate classroom teaching experience or 3 years comparable ESF experience 2. Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher 3. Previous camp counselor/teaching experience (preferred) Certification Requirements 1. Teaching certification (preferred) Education Requirements 1. Bachelors degree

Pay: $8.53 - $9.33 | What Major: Education, Physical Education, Education (other)

How To Apply: Please visit www.esfjobs.com and complete an online application.