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Camp Staff / Head Recreation Leader

  • Type:Temporary/Seasonal
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12 - 14/hour, DOQ
  • Posted Date:12/12/2017
  • Deadline to Apply:04/27/2018



  • Assist with the operation of an eight-week summer recreation program for youths ages 6-12
  • Plan and implement daily activities such as games, sports, crafts and special recreation events
  • This position will take a leadership role in the planning and implementation of activities in specific age groups
  • Parent interaction is required with this position
  • Must attend weekly staff meetings, submit lesson plans, and complete weekly evaluations; other related duties that may apply


  • CPR and first aid certifications required prior to start of camp. Must have current TB test
  •  Must work full eight-week camp and one-week staff orientation
  • Must enjoy working with children and have strong customer service skills
  • Previous leadership experience preferred. Previous experience working in summer camps or with children highly desirable
  • Educational background in recreation, education, physical education or related field preferred
  • Strong swimming skills desirable


  • Monday-Friday, 40 hour work week during camp sessions, June 9 - August 10, including July 4th.


  • Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Avenue
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