Position Title: Temporary Exempt Arts and Crafts Specialist Supervisor: Assistant Director
I. Summary The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Arts and Crafts specialist is responsible for the planning and leading of arts and crafts programs and ordering and inventory of art supplies. The Arts and Crafts specialist will live in cabins with campers.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes 1 Specialist week beginning June 25, 2018, 1 week of pre-camp staff training and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 8 -August 17, 2018. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 2 of 3 extended weekends. The Arts and Crafts Specialist will remain on camp until August 19, 2018 to assist Camp Director and staff in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility.
III. Specific Responsibilities - 100%
Develop and implement meaningful 4-H arts and crafts programming geared to all ages, interests, and abilities.
Design and deliver arts and crafts activities that make use of different art mediums, make use of the camp's natural environment, and use the art resources most efficiently
Supervise campers at arts and sciences building
Manage department budget, order and oversee inventory of arts and sciences supplies
Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the arts and crafts program area
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
Participate and provide leadership in all camp programs
Other duties may be assigned as required
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
18 years of age or older
Experience as a camper or working with children
Ability to supervise and organize youth and adults
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Ability to plan and lead programs
Association Tmp Camp Manager
No Grade - Annual
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