Work for Steamboat Resort
Kids' Adventure Camp (KAC) Counselor
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
**Physical Requirements:** * Ability to carry cumbersome, awkward play equipment up to 30 lbs. * Ability to run, swim, cycle, hike, participate in activities such as tennis, golf, kayaking. * Ability to lift children up to 50 lbs. * Ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing in English. **Minimum skills, experience, education and ability required for this job:** * Must be at least 18 years of age * 500 hours formal documented experience working with children ages 3 - 12 required, with previous camp experience preferred. Must provide letters of proof if hired. * Valid CPR/First-aid certification required * Valid Red Cross Lifeguard Certification required * Must be willing to obtain CDL license, which will result in random drug testing * 3 letters of recommendation required * Early elementary, recreation, physical education college education preferred * Experience teaching outdoor or environmental education preferred * Ability to adhere to all safety policies and program procedures * Must be available for the entire season: June 8, through August 22, 2016.
**Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:** * Responsible for guiding a group of children through daily camp activities including sports, arts, teaching outdoor education and team building. * Responsible for leading activities in all weather, including inclement. * Responsible for creating programming as needed to keep children active and engaged. * Care of children range in age from 3 years to 12 years. * Responsible for all discipline and safety of children throughout the various activities. * Must be a high energy, fun loving, active individual. * Must demonstrate an interest in and knowledge of children & concern for their proper care and well being **Miscellaneous information:** * This position is an hourly paid position and is subject to overtime pay. * Employment for this job is contingent upon the successful completion of a fingerprinting and background check. **Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an equal opportunity employer**
11 months ago