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Summer AmeriCorps Member – Camp Fire Green Country
Post Date: April 19, 2023 at 12:41 pm
Application Deadline: May 31, 2023
Agency Name: Camp Fire Green Country
Website Address: http://tulsacampfire.org
Contact Name: Molly Ross
Job Inquiry Phone: 918-592-2267
Job Inquiry Email: email@example.com
Job Opening Title: Summer AmeriCorps Member
Job Opening Description:
Growing up is hard. That’s why Camp Fire connects young people to the outdoors, to others, and to themselves.
Camp Fire Green Country (CFGC) is seeking candidates for several full-time AmeriCorps member positions for the 2023 summer, with a start date of June 1, 2023. We are looking for mission-minded folks who want to work in a fun, collaborative environment with a team that delivers high-quality youth programming in a day camp setting. We help youth develop social-emotional skills so they can be successful in their lives today.
Camp Fire Green Country strives to be an employer of choice, offering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture of fun and excitement, making true impact in the lives of children and families, grounded by a set of core values. We want the best possible employees to be a part of our team, so we deliver professional development and growth opportunities at all staff levels with continuous training and networking options.
Job Opening Basic Qualifications:
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States (individuals who are in the United States under a student, work or tourist visa are not eligible to become an AmeriCorps member)
High school diploma or GED (or current enrollment in school)
At least 17 years of age
Able to meet council employment requirements including acceptable outcomes on background and reference checks
Work an average of at least 40 hours per week
Education and/or experience in youth development
Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds
Strong communication skills including the ability to make effective presentations
Experience and skill effectively utilizing audio-visual technology, databases, computers and software including Microsoft Office Suite
Organizational skills and demonstrated ability to achieve goals
Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus
Acceptance by council auto insurance (must have a valid driver’s license and have been a licensed driver for at least 3 years) and personal auto insurance verification
Job Description Summary:
This summer, Camp Fire will be hosting elementary-aged students at our campsite in Sapulpa, OK as part of Tulsa Public Schools’ summer programming. AmeriCorps members will lead students in activities such as archery, rock climbing, fishing, science experiments, sports, arts & crafts, and more. Our programming focuses on building social-emotional skills, confidence, and community, as well as fostering appreciation for nature. All necessary training will be provided leading up to day camp, and members will receive coaching and support from our managers throughout the summer.
June 1-August 4
7:45 AM-5:00 PM
$5000 living allowance
$1,459.26 education award to use on tuition or student loans
Potential part or full time employment for 2023-2024 school year
Training and experience
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