Camp Diva Leadership Academy Coaches

Seasonal hourly position, up to 40 hours per week

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Job Description

Girls For A Change is seeking energetic and responsible individuals to work as Camp Diva Leadership Counselors in person at our Chesterfield Branch. The ideal candidate will be an excellent multi-tasker with a genuine passion for working with and empowering Black girls. Applicants should be patient, fun-loving and confident in their ability to motivate and assist participants in everything from learning new skills to empowering them with the Girls For A Change mission. 

This seasonal position runs June-August and is part-time/ up to 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday. Hours can be 8:00am-5:00pm or 9:00am-6:00pm, must choose one or the other for the entire summer.

Duties include:

  • Organizing and leading activities such as arts and crafts, demonstrating various techniques and encouraging children to come up with ideas.  
  • Communicating with parents, providing updates where required and answering questions about the camp.
  • Checking on children with medical needs to ensure they have taken any required medication.
  • Providing guidance, motivation, and support.
  • Guiding your small group of girls on a journey of self-exploration.
  • Delivering pre-designed programming that offers growth and meaningful progression for girls in leadership development with a particular focus on voice collaboration, self- discovery, and resilience. 
  • Providing active supervision and attention to ensure participants are encouraged, feel safe, stay active, and heard.
  • Guiding participants through their fears and frustrations to learn through failure and laugh along the way. 
  • Support each girl in setting and achieving their goals for the camp session.
  • Overseeing transitions to and from scheduled events and lessons, and facilitating and participating in group activities. 
  • Serve and monitor meals
  • Keep track of camper dietary restrictions and allergies and ensure proper snacks/meals are distributed to each girl in your group.
  • Facilitate group activities during free periods.
  • Mediate any conflicts that may arise between members of your group.
  • Delegate chores to maintain the cleanliness of your designated areas.
  • Report any notable concerns or incidents to the Director.
  • Attend mandatory paid training on June 10th from 10:00am-5:00pm or June 11th 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Participate in the Closing Ceremony on August 2nd.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent multi-tasker with a genuine passion for working with and empowering Black girls. Applicants should be patient, fun-loving and confident in their ability to motivate and assist participants in everything from learning new skills to empowering them with the Girls For A Change mission.

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 1-2 years of experience with childcare, teaching, or camp counseling required
  • CPR certification preferred
  • Proven track record of superior organization and multitasking
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to participate in potentially strenuous physical activity
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict mediation

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