Location: Alfred, NY Category: Classified Posted On: Tue May 23 2017 Job Description:
The Alfred State Summer Sports Festival has part-time temporary employment opportunities during the camp dates starting June 26th running through July 20th. COLLEGE CAMP ASSISTANTS are temporary, casual positions; working with campers in small groups as a group leader, assistant group leaders, or assistant; may develop and conduct special activities for campers, such as educational and recreational programs.
The following positions are available:
1. Arts & Crafts Instructor
2. Sports Counselors
3. Learn to Swim Instructors
4. Life Guards
5. Water Safety Instructor
Supervise and assist campers in educational and recreational activities; ensure the safe arrival and departure of campers; escort campers to and from all scheduled activities; assist program staff in conducting various events; ensure campers eat lunch, maintain proper hydration, and apply insect repellent and sun screen. When assigned as group leaders or assistant group leader, supervise junior staff members, ensuring that they follow all schedules and camp safety guidelines; plan and conduct educational or recreational programs for campers, ensuring availability of materials and equipment; and coordinate or assist with sports competitions or camp productions.
Applicants must be a high school or college student or possess a GED or high school diploma. Experience working with school age children is a plus, specialized health and safety certifications may be required for certain positions.
The Life Guards and the Water Safety Instructor positions must have CPR, First Aid and life guard certificate. Applicants with prior recreational/camp experience will be given preference.
Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement ...survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.