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City of Colorado Springs SEASONAL - Day Camp Director for Youth w/Disabilities (PT Rec & Camp Support) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description / Position Overview SEASONAL - Day Camp Director for Youth with Disabilities (PT Rec & Camp Support) Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services seeks an energetic, positive Day Camp Director for children with disabilities - ages 6 to 18. This is a seasonal (at-will) position with benefits limited to those required by applicable state and federal laws, which include Worker's Compensation, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, and PERA (Public Employees' Retirement Association). Anticipated dates of employment are from May 17th through August 2nd. Work schedule will be weekdays, vary depending on camp location, and be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., approximately 20 to 40 hours per week (no camp July 1st through July 5th). Total hours worked not to exceed 1,500 annually. Essential Functions *- the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform: * Plan and implement activities such as art, music, sports, games, and field trips for children with disabilities * Complete participant and daily documentation * Assist with personal hygiene as needed * Actively participate with children during day camp activities, swimming, and on local field trips * Supervise a team of four to six staff members and volunteers * Communicate daily with staff, children, and parents/caregivers *We are looking for candidates who demonstrate: * Knowledge of record-keeping * Ability to communicate clearly and concisely * Ability to work with minimal supervision * Excellent child management skills * Ability to be an excellent role model and a good problem solver Successful candidate will have * Be at least 20 years of age * Have experience supervising staff and volunteers * Have experience/education working with individuals with disabilities Ideal candidates will also have * Experience working in a day camp setting Additional Information Physical Demands: *This position requires the ability to stand, sit, stoop, walk, climb, bend, and lift up to 75 lbs. frequently *NOTE: This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position. The City does not sponsor applicants for work visas. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States. Apply to Join Our Team * Please visit Colorado Springs Jobs and click on ‘Apply for a City Career’ > ‘City Career Postings – Apply Now’ button to complete an online application. All job applicants will need to create a new login and online application (unless you already have a NEOGOV/ user ID and password). * Completing your application in full, including the entire work experience section, will assist Human Resources (HR) in the applicant screening process. Your application may not be considered if all of the information requested for each employer you list is not provided. * Our NEOGOV application system does not allow you to edit your application after it has been submitted for a position. If you want to make changes, you may submit another application prior to the position’s closing date and time listed in the job posting. HR will review the last application you submit for a position. The City's job classifications, including physical demands and descriptions can be found on the website. You can view the status of your application here. To be notified of future career opportunities, go to Equal Opportunity Employer* *Salary: $14.50 Hourly Location: Recreation and Cultural Services - City of Colorado Springs, CO Job Type: Seasonal Division (Level 4): Parks, Rec & Cultural Svc Job Number: S13916 Closing: 4/19/2021 4:00 PM Mountain Agency: City of Colorado Springs Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903 Phone: 719-385-5171 719-385-5171 Website: