Youth Activities Counselor

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Overview:
The Youth Activities Counselor is responsible for all duties related to youth activities at the Club including but not limited to event set-up, implementation, and clean-up, and providing childcare services in a safe, stimulating environment for our members’ children. Prepares, leads, and supervises play and activities that provide appropriate social interactions. Complies with all health and safety procedures.

Hours:
• Schedule is based on monthly Club events
• Part-time opportunity and must be available 20 hours a week, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Potential to increase hours once our new state-of-the-art Youth & Family Center opens in Summer 2022

Requirements:
• Ensures knowledge of club policies and procedures as it refers to the Youth department
• Ensures knowledge of all safety and first aid protocol procedures, and is proactive in preventing accidents
• Assists in planning age-appropriate activities and events for children and families
• Greets children and parents by name, in a professional and friendly manner
• Communicates with parents at drop-off and pick-up regarding needs and preferences specific to their children
• Interacts with children in a friendly manner by playing games, teaching skills, etc
• Assists with set-up and decoration of all youth related events
• Handles and properly cares for all event and childcare center materials, with proper storage after use
• Leads and supervises play and activities during youth events and childcare center
• Assists with bathroom monitoring, meals, and snacks
• Recommends new ideas for toys, programs, supplies and promotions
• Completes opening and closing duties to ensure a clean and safe work area in the childcare center
• Resolves disputes between children when necessary
• Disciplines using verbal redirection, physical removal, and time-out as appropriate
• Communicates with and informs immediate supervisors of any unforeseen circumstances and reacts appropriately
• Assists with lunch/dinner service as it relates to youth events or activities
• Basic knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and office equipment
• Maintains a safe and clean environment
• Exhibits proper phone etiquette
• Attend all department staff meetings and trainings
• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid First Aid and Infant/Child CPR Certifications
• Six months experience working with groups of children ages 6-months – 12 years
• Ability to communicate effectively, fluent in English
• Ability to work outside during all seasons
• Ability to provide basic hygiene services for young children
• Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment, while supervising children
• Must have a positive, upbeat, friendly attitude and enjoy providing five-star customer service
• Must be a team player who can develop strong and positive working relationships with all staff

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Benefits:
Our team members are a friendly group of professionals!. We enjoy a beautiful environment, free meals, employee outings & events, and golf & tennis-playing privileges. We have a positive work environment with a dedicated, hardworking, and fun-spirited team.

Pre-employment screening:
Background check and drug test required. We are a drug-free workplace.