ACHIEVE Summer Camp Site Coordinator

Position Summary

The Site Coordinator will assist in the planning and direct the daily operation of the summer camp program at Wakefield Elementary school. ACHIEVE Camp serves up to 125 K– 4th graders and operates
Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from June 11 – July 19, 2018. The Site Coordinator must be available to work before and after the camp to help prepare for and evaluate the camp. The Site
Coordinator will report to the Programs Coordinator (PC) and be part of the UA Little Rock Children International Summer Camp team. This is a grant-funded position. The Site Coordinator will be hired as
an independent contractor and be paid a consulting fee of $4,500 issued in equal installments throughout the contract period. The contract for this position begins on June 1, 2018 and ends on July 31, 2018.
Work hours depend on required training and camp schedules.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide daily supervision of activities involving campers, staff and volunteers ensuring students are safe at all times.
  • Perform administrative duties such as attendance, registration, snack counts, discipline, and incident reporting.
  • Serve as lead planner and facilitator for whole group activities including field trips, talent show, River Market and other special events.
  • Monitor attendance and performance of staff including enrichment instructors, aides and volunteers.
  • Maintain regular communication with parents on absences, late slips.
  • Be actively engaged with students and staff at all times, assisting with a variety of educational enrichment and recreational programs/activities and substituting as needed.
  • Work with PC to coordinate staffing, supplies, and logistics for all teachers/activities.
  • Collect data for program evaluation.
  • Uphold the high quality standards set for out-of-school time by the state and Children International
  • Other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism
  • Energetic and passionate about being a role model for all youth
  • Ability to facilitate and supervise adults and elementary students
  • Ability to lead large group activities
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and problem solve
  • Knowledge of state and national standards for out-of-school time programming
  • Clean driving record and willingness to transport youth in vans
  • Spanish helpful
  • Must be available Monday Through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. throughout the camp’s operation
  • Must provide own transportation to site
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Minimum Education, & Experience

Must have the formal education equivalent of a high school diploma plus two years of college level coursework in Education or other youth-related field of study; must have experience working with elementary age children in an after school or summer program and working as a team leader in a formal job or volunteer setting.

For more information, contact Talethe Collins at (501)663-5541 or email tncollins@ualr.edu