Summer CATCH Camp Lead Facilitator
Department: School-Based Programs
Expected Hours: 40 hours/week
Dates of Employment: May 28, 2019 - August 16, 2019
Reports To: School-Based Programs Manager
Housing Available: Yes
Keystone Science School's historic Colorado Rocky Mountain campus serves as base camp for our diverse suite of outdoor education programs. We balance hands-on science activities, field-based exploration, and adventure programming to create engaging learning experiences for our students. Visit www.KeystoneScienceSchool.org to learn more!
Program Overview and Job Summary
Summer CATCH Camp is a full-day program operating 5 days a week for three sessions (3 weeks each). The program is offered to Summit School District elementary students entering grades 1-5, with priority to students who have participated in our After School Program and former Summer CATCH Camp students. CATCH is a nationwide initiative and stands for Coordinated Approach to Child Health. The curriculum is designed to promote healthy physical activity and eating behaviors in children, and it is aimed to equip children with the knowledge and skills to make healthy decisions, all while having fun! Through fun activities and off-site adventures, including swimming, fishing, tumbling, scavenger hunts, tennis, and biking, Summer CATCH Campers will learn as they play, develop new skills, and make friends.
The Summer CATCH Camp Lead Facilitator is responsible for leading daily programs and implementing the camp curriculum. Essential duties include group management, assisting with curriculum design, implementation and oversight, managing day to day program schedules and timeline, snack preparation, and administrative tasks including: tracking participant attendance, parent sign-in and out, surveys, participant communication, and assisting with student transportation.
Main Areas of Focus:
- 70% Program facilitation and group management;
- 10% Activity and curriculum planning;
- 10% Team and time management;
- 5% Snack preparation;
- 5% Administrative tasks.
- Minimum of 460 hours of work experience with school-age children;
- Wilderness First Aid (WFA) and CPR certifications, or the ability to obtain before the first day of employment;
- Age 21+ with an excellent driving record and a valid driver's license;
- Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.
$15+/hour + low cost room and board is available.
Please submit the Employment Application (Seasonal Positions) found at www.KeystoneScienceSchool.org/Employment. All applications will require a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references. For more information, contact the Human Resources department at [email protected] or (970) 468-2098.