South River-Machar (SRM) Day Camp Swim Instructors work throughout the day directly with local children who are bussed to camp. SRM Day Camp programming begins at 9:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Instructors are hired to create and execute day camp specific daily and special programming. Swim Instructors are hired specifically to instruct swimming lessons as part of the Red Cross Swimming Program. Campers are grouped into two groups, Junior and Senior, and each group participates in daily swimming lessons. Additional Day Camp Programming may include arts and crafts, overnight camping, theme/special days, low organizational games, land sports and water activities. However, Day Camp Instructors also work with HOC campers throughout the week during evening programs.
Instructors provide program instruction, based on an outlined program curriculum and Community, Leadership, Accountability, and Performance, fundamental qualities. Standards are developed on skills-based progressions through an established awards system already in place at HOC. Instructors are expected to teach classes that are age appropriate, productive, and fun. This includes being prepared to teach in a variety of weather conditions (rainy day programs). Evening instruction (2 days) of evening activities is an expectation of all Activity Instructors. Activity Instructors are required to maintain their program areas and equipment, ensuring adequate equipment supply and safety during daily program development time (PDT) each day (1 hr) as required. Every week instructors are also responsible for completing swimming evaluations on each camper they teach during the week. As a part of the larger camp community activity instructors also expected to actively participate and provide supervision during All-Camp Activities throughout the week. This includes program periods that may not be outlined on daily schedules, such as meals, section activities, free swim, campfires, and others as assigned.
Staff Orientation / Training: TBD
Employment Period: June 30, 2019 – August 24, 2019
Optional Employment: Week #9 August 25 – August 31, 2019
Wages: Summer wages vary depending on age, qualifications and experience of applicants. Room and board are included.