March 8, 2016

VRWC is Now Hiring for Summer 2016 Youth Programs

 

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center presents:

 

Now Hiring for Summer 2016 Youth Programs!

 

The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center (VRWC) is now hiring for this summer. Several positions are available and we are now accepting applications.

Swim School Instructors will help with our Swim School program throughout the summer. These employees are guaranteed 32 hours per week with flexible hours. Teaching experience is required and swimming experience preferred. They must be willing to teach all ages and abilities.

CampVandy is offering four types of positions this summer: Age Group Counselor, Lead Counselor, Camp Coordinator, and Activity Specialist. Certified teachers and student seeking teaching degree in the above areas are strongly encouraged to apply.

Age Group Counselors are responsible for assisting in planning and implementing activities and experiences for children in an age group setting. They are also responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and skill achievement of the participants in his/her group.

Lead Counselors are a supervisor that is responsible for planning and implementing activities and experiences for children in an age group setting. They make sure age groups are on task and on schedule throughout the camp day. This includes knowing the whereabouts of each camper and age group counselor at all time. They work closely with Camp Coordinators, Assistant Director and Executive Director and will report all information and answer all questions pertaining to their age group.

Camp Coordinators are a combination between supervisory and administrative. They are responsible for day to day operations of either 4-7 year old or 8-13 year old age groups. They will mentor and guide age group counselors and lead counselors through staff development and daily activities. They ensure that all age groups are following schedule, following all camp policies and emergency procedures associated with CampVandy. They also assist with training and mid-summer evaluations of counselors and other administrative tasks such as paperwork, scheduling, special event coordination, etc.

Activity Specialists are responsible for organizing and promoting activities such as arts and crafts, gym games, field house, obstacle course, music, dance and literary arts taking into account the needs and interests of individual campers. They are responsible for a daily curriculum and implementation of goals and objectives of recreational area.

To receive more information about any of these positions or to apply, visit www.vanderbilt.edu/recreationandwellnesscenter/youth/employment/

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