FWS - Program Instructor at Camp Fire Sandusky County (Federal Work-Study)

Owens Community College

Owens Community College

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024

Advertised Position Title:

FWS - Program Instructor at Camp Fire Sandusky County (Federal Work-Study)

Job Description:

** This position is open exclusively to current Students at Owens Community College who are eligible for Federal Work-Study.

(If you're unsure of your eligibility, please contact studentemployment@owens.edu.)

This position is off-campus at program sites in Sandusky County.

Personal transportation is required to work in this position.

An additional background check may be required by the partner agency.

The Program Instructor plans and delivers before- and/or after-school programming at program sites. The Program Instructor assists in designing and delivering curriculum and program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the youth(s) age and abilities; assists with the daily operations of before- and/or after- school programs and summer camps in compliance with all policies, procedures, licensing and funding requirements at assigned sites; and could include programming outside of before- and after-school as available.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A basic understanding and knowledge of children, their behavior, and development.

  • Current certification in CPR and/or First Aid or the ability to obtain this within a year.

  • Communicable Diseases and Child Abuse Prevention Training (will be provided if needed)

  • Must meet ODJFS licensing qualifications in training and background check.

  • Must be familiar with Google Suites.

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written directions.

  • Must be punctual and dependable.

  • Must be self-motivated and highly organized.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize, sanitize and store classroom equipment and supplies.

  • Maintain a safe and secure environment for children, being aware of child activities at all times.

  • Communicate effectively with children, their parents, and other staff.

  • Help to maintain a learning environment with developmentally appropriate activities.

  • Assist in coordinating and implementing lesson plans and recreational activities.

  • Assist with tutoring youth.

  • Provide Camp Fire Club leadership as appropriate and integrated within the program.

  • Assist with record keeping duties and preparing and maintaining program materials.

  • Set up and take down licensing area daily in coordination with school site.

  • Work with Fremont City School Personnel for snacks and location information.

  • Assist in enforcing self-care activities and enforcing safety rules and procedures.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Other Characteristics:

  • Warm and friendly personality and the willingness to interact with children.

  • Must be well-groomed, courteous, confident, and demonstrate efficient work habits.

  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude toward work.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)

  • Experience working with children preferred.

  • Must successfully pass Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCII) and FBI background checks.

  • Current certification in CPR and/or First Aid or the ability to obtain this within a year.

  • Communicable Diseases and Child Abuse Prevention Training.

  • Other certifications are a plus (Lifeguard, Wilderness First Aid, Project Wild, YPQA Certified).

Union Position:

Job Classification:

Student Worker

Duty Days:

Work Schedule:

Grant Funded Position:

FLSA Status:

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Pay Basis:

Hourly

Hiring Range:

$10.10-$12.50

Retirement System:

SERS - SERS (Retirement System Classification)