Summer Camp 2023 - Unit Directors Needed

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Posted: 05/09/2023 Industry: Customer Service Job Number: 1660473 Pay Rate: $16.50/hour

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part-time seasonal temporary assignment and candidates will be selected and processed
through Proper Solutions Staffing. If selected for consideration, a representative from the staffing
agency will contact the candidate.

Day Camp Unit Director
This assignment involves organizing and participating in the daily operation of the Summer Day Camp program in accordance with established schedules and standards, exercising independent judgment in solving program activity problems, and supervision of Unit Leaders and Camp Aides. The ability to work with others, including children, is extremely important.


Selected candidates will not be employed by the City of Palm Springs and will be referred to Proper Solutions for employment and placement in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the 2023 program.

Pay $16.50/hr .

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL AND GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Day Camp Unit Director

  • Plan, organize, supervise and participate in scheduled sessions of Youth Day Camp.
  • Organize athletics, crafts, social, and instructional activities. Supervise and participate in various games and sporting events.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of organizing and conducting public recreation programs.
  • First Aid/CPR practices and techniques. Record keeping and reporting procedures.
  • Instructional techniques and methods for recreational programs that serve a variety of interests and abilities.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and lead individuals and groups in recreational activities.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Perform related duties as required.




MINIMUM AND PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:

Day Camp Unit Director

Experience:
One (1) year previous experience working with children in a youth activities or learning environment is preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and possess valid California Driver' s License.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain First Aid and CPR Certification, during the day camp training starting from June 12, 2023 is required.
  • Must be available to work from June 12, 2023 through August 4, 2023.
  • Able to work at various Recreation Center locations including Palm Springs Leisure Center, Demuth Community Center, and the James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center.


Selected candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment background investigation, physical and drug screen.

Working Conditions:
Work includes indoor and outdoor environments during summer months. Applicants must be able to work the 8 week program from June 12, 2023 through August 4, 2023.

Meet Your Recruiter

Meegan Villa
President

Meegan Villa
President/Owner/Recruiter


As the owner of Proper Solutions, I never wanted to give up interacting and working with candidates. That's what I love to do! I am actively involved with many organization in the community and keep my ear to the ground to hear about job opportunities in the Coachella Valley. Please feel free to reach out via email meegan@propersolutions.biz I look forward to hearing from you!

 

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