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After School/Summer Camp Counselor

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Elizabeth, NJ, USA

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Part Time

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Primary Responsibilities:
• Help the Coordinator during the after-school program, assisting students with homework, tracking
• Help the Coordinator in planning activities, helping children completing their homework
assignment, conducting one on one or group academic intervention, ensuring safety of all children
in the program,
• Aid serving after school snack, interacting with children and their families, working independently
as well as with a team, and creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment.



• Education, Experience and Credentials

o Be at least 16 years of age or above

o Have at least a high school or more

• Experience working with children preferred

• Successful completion of staff training

• Willingness to assist in teaching program activities

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

• Must complete successful criminal background check and drug screen (if applicable)

• 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. Must have excellent leadership skills

j. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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

l. Demonstrated responsibility and dependability

m. Follow through actions regarding communication with all parents

n. Must exhibit patience and understanding.

o. 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.

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

q. Understand the development needs of youth.

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

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

t. All other duties assigned by Management

u. Bi-lingual is preferred, Haitian Kreyòl

2. Physical Demands/Work Environment:

a) Requires staff person to work inside, outside, alone, with others, around others, and have

contact with the public.

b) Flexible schedule, some weekend and evening hours are required.

c) Must be ambulatory with ability to walk up and down steps regularly and rapidly

d) Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 2 hours at a time

e) Activities that occur continuously are: talking, hearing, and using near vision.

f) Activities that occur frequently are: using far vision, sitting.

g) Activities that occur occasionally are: standing, walking, depth perception and visual


Konsènan konpayi an

Jefferson Park Ministries (JPM) After School/Summer Camp hosts after school program and summer camps
for children ages 5-13, is seeking an energetic, accountable counselor to provide a safe and memorable
experience for our participants. The counselor is to assist the after school/summer camp coordinator with
various tasks.

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