Bicycling Summer Camp - Lead Camp Counselor - Palo Alto

Job Description

LOVE KIDS, LOVE ADVENTURE, LOVE CYCLING?

BE A LEAD SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR WITH WHEEL KIDS BICYCLE CLUB!

You are kid-friendly first, customer-service oriented second, a cyclist third (you don't even have to be an awesome cyclist...). You bring your expertise and passion; we'll provide training in our techniques and practices.
 
We're looking for qualified candidates seeking full-time summer employment.
 
At Wheel Kids Bicycle Club we like to think of ourselves like a cycling team. Our lead camp counselor is known as a Head Coach and is responsible for the daily activities, management, direction and safe functioning of a team of up to 15 children. The Head Coach supervises one or two Assistant Coaches, and works under the supervision of and reports to a Directeur Sportif and the General Manager.
 
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Central to the Head Coach position is effective management of a team/group of children, adherence to critical Wheel Kids rules and policies, and close cooperation and coordination with supervisors and management staff. The Head Coach position requires flexibility, creativity, patience and persistence. It is expected that all Wheel Kids staff perform whatever tasks are needed to ensure safety and a positive experience for our participants.
The Head Coach’s primary responsibilities include:
• Managing a “team” of up to 15 children ranging in age from 5 to 15.
• Managing coaching staff including Assistant Coach(es) and C.I.T.(s).
• Applying Wheel Kids safety procedures during programs.
• Providing excellent customer service and ensuring that families are comfortable leaving their children in Wheel Kids’ care.
• Performing all duties and functions needed to safely and effectively run the team.
• Establishing an environment that fosters good morale and an enjoyable camp experience for children, families, and staff.
 
COMPETENCIES
Successful fulfillment of the Head Coach position requires the following minimum competencies:
Child focus
Curiosity
Effective and timely communication
Workplace professionalism
Organization
Customer support
Persuasiveness, authority, and leadership
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
 The Head Coach performs duties in a variety of environments, including indoor “clubhouse” settings and outdoors. The performance of this position requires the ability to safely and effectively ride a bicycle in a variety of conditions and environments. Head Coaches are not expected to possess highly technical riding or mechanical proficiency; however, above-average knowledge and practice of safe riding skills, both on- and off-road, are required. Occasional lifting of supplies and equipment will be necessary.
 
Job Availability: 

Available until all positions filled

To Apply

See info on Wheel Kids' employment page. Application form link available online.

Application Closing Date: 
Not Specified
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Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Palo Alto
Job Salary Range: 
17
20
Job Experience: 
Not Specified
Job Starting Date: 
3 June 2019; possible flexible start date available

Job Details

Job Details: 
Experiential Education
Outdoor Education Center
Seasonal Program
Summer Camp
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