Youth Service-Learning Camp Team Leader (palo alto)

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Minimum: $13
Maximum: $17

Published

05/23/2018

Start Date

06/04/2018

Address

YCS
705 Alester Avenue
Palo Alto
CA
94303
United States

Description

Youth Summer Camp Team Leader (Palo Alto) Youth Community Service, Summer of Service Overview: Middle school students develop leadership skills, teamwork, and new friends in a fun, dynamic day camp. We empower students from Palo Alto and East Palo Alto to examine and address social issues through service learning. Team leaders are counselors and mentors for four 2-week sessions. Join our dedicated, fun-loving staff and make a difference this summer!


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE TEAM LEADER:

1. Lead one team of 7 middle school students. -Supervise students during service projects -Implement YCS curriculum to teach 1 hour lessons on various social issues -Facilitate reflection activities -Ensure safety of all participants

2. Assist with large group Summer of Service activities -Organize and lead team building activities and group games -Supervise students on Fun Friday field trips -Help facilitate morning and afternoon assemblies

3. Attend one-week staff training, participate in weekly staff meetings during the program and participate in the SOS/FLC Reunion at the end of the summer.


QUALIFICATIONS:

-Enjoy working with diverse groups of students in a multicultural environment. -Experience working with incoming middle and high school students.

-Flexible and positive in an intense, dynamic, and sometimes stressful environment.

-Passionate commitment to sustainability, community service, service learning, and social justice.

-Able to work independently and as a team member.

-Must exercise excellent judgment, diplomacy, and sensitivity to all constituents.

-Must be current college or graduate student.

-Available to work 40 hours per week.

-Valid California driver's license and driving record that meets the requirements of the City of Palo Alto.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: - All YCS staff members are required to submit a copy of their automobile insurance, CA driver's license and a clean DMV record. - All YCS staff members are also required to submit results from a TB test and place fingerprints on record at the City of Palo Alto. YCS can arrange tests at no cost.


Application Timeline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Benefits

none

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

judy@youthcommunityservice.org
http://youthcommunityservice.org

Please send resume to Judy Dauberman, judy@youthcommunityservice.org


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