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After School/Summer Camp Coordinator

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Elizabeth, NJ, USA

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Full Time

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Primary Responsibilities:
• Keep track of participant dietary restrictions and allergies and ensure proper snacks/meals are
distributed to each camper in your cabin.
• Coordinate daily schedule of activities and manage transitions to new activities
• Facilitate group activities for participants during free periods.
• Mediate any conflicts that may arise between members of the group.
• Delegate chores to maintain the cleanliness of the facilities.
• Report any notable concerns or incidents to managers.
• Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a
quality Children’s program.
• Registering student to the program
• Planning and evaluating the program strength and weakness
• Ensures children are aware of rules, and daily scheduled routines
• Attend all staff meetings and the JPM as required to meet educational requirements establishes in
service training.
• Assist in the planning and implementing of the daily activities that fit the children’s needs and
interests. Takes responsibility for the quality of the supplies, equipment and materials
• Report all suspicions of child abuse to proper authorities.
• Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis.
• Reports all accidents to the Supervisor, and completely fills out proper health log and/or
accident/incident form
• Direct or assist in the daily maintenance of the childcare area, ensuring safety and cleanliness.
• Assume equal share of the regular housekeeping chores such as cleaning, preparing for daily
activities and cleaning up after projects.
• Ensure that JPM character Traits are evident in all activities.
• Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider
the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.
• Work toward positive parent/staff relations.
• Participates in member retention, special events and fundraising.
• Completes all paperwork clearly and concisely.
• Perform teacher responsibilities when needed.
• Remains up to date on emergency procedures and family center policies.
• Maintaining food record
• All other duties assigned by the Management
• Interaction with the children



• Education, Experience and Credentials

o Be at least 18 years of age or above

o Have at least a Bachelor Degree in education

• Experience working with children preferred

• Have a car and proof of insurance

• Valid Driver's License

• Successful completion of staff training

• Willingness to assist in teaching program activities at camp

• Maturity, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self- control

• Must complete successful criminal background check and drug screen

• All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable


• JPM promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable

accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees.

• This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other

duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified

when deemed appropriate by management.

• Dress is casual, comfortable, appropriate for moderate physical activity, and modest.

1. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

a. Ability to handle confidential information responsibly

b. Ability to listen, comprehend, and effectively communicate information both in writing

and orally with all individuals

c. Availability and flexibility to work flexible hours, based on client needs

d. Knowledge of departmental regulations and policies

e. Ability to make decisions independently within ascribed authority

f. Ability to interview and elicit facts and accurate data pertinent to client

g. Ability to maintain patience, confidence, and composure under pressure or adverse


h. Ability to schedule one's time and activities efficiently

i. Possess current CPR and First Aid licensing

j. Must have excellent leadership skills

k. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

l. Desire and ability to work with children of all ages

m. Demonstrated responsibility and dependability

n. Follow through actions regarding communication with all parents

o. Must exhibit patience and understanding.

p. Receives and follows detailed instructions. Must be alert at all times, keeping safety in

mind. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor

environment and children’s well-being.

q. Must be capable of working under pressure in a somewhat disruptive environment

r. Understand the development needs of youth.

s. Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.

t. Demonstrate ability to practice flexibility, frequent and last minutes changes, and patience.

u. Ability to create a warm welcoming, and positive culture.

v. Bi-lingual is preferred, Haitian Kreyòl

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SUMMARY: Monday to Friday May include
Jefferson Park Ministries (JPM) After School/Summer Camp hosts after school program and summer camp
for children ages 5-13, is seeking an energetic, accountable coordinator to provide a safe and memorable
experience for our participants. The position is responsible for providing leadership, ensuring safety of all
participants and direct supervision of children in all planned activities. Duties include monitoring meals,
overseeing transitions to and from scheduled events and lessons, evaluating the program, design and
implement curriculum, outreach activities, recruiting participants for the program, networking with
potential partners, and facilitating and participating in group activities. The ideal candidate will be an
excellent multitasker with a genuine passion for working with and empowering young people. Applicants
should be patient, fun-loving and confident in their ability to motivate and assist participant in everything
from learning new skills to working through homesickness.

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