Inclusion Site Liaison--Fox
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Marilyn Fox Building - Chesterfield, MO
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Description

 

The Jewish Community Center’s Day Camps have openings for two Inclusion Site Liaisons to join our summer seasonal team (one at each location). This position is located at our Chesterfield location. Camp runs from May 26th- August 7th, 2020. Our caring and enthusiastic Inclusion staff provides one on one support to children and youth with developmental disabilities as they participate in regular camp programming and participate along with campers in a variety of activities including: swimming, outdoor activities, arts and crafts, drama, sports, music, Israeli culture, cooking, field trips, rock climbing, archery, and nature.

Summary

Inclusion Site Liaisons are located at each of the JCC’s locations during Camp. The Site Liaisons assist counselors assigned to campers with developmental disabilities to have the most inclusive camp experience possible.

Responsibilities

  • Attend mandatory staff orientation and Parents’ Meet and Greet
  • Assist counselors in appropriately managing crisis situations related to behavior or health as needed
  • Assist Day Camp Directors in locating counselor/camper pairings during morning drop off
  • Assist Day Camp Directors in brain storming creative and innovative ways to include campers with developmental and physical disabilities into traditional camp activities.
  • Attend all Monday morning meetings with staff
  • Fill in for counselors who may call in sick or have emergencies
  • Complete necessary paperwork for funders
  • Collect progress notes from counselors each Friday
  • Assist counselors with staying with their camp groups as much as possible
  • Support children and youth as they participate in group or individual activities
  • Make accommodations to activities as needed to allow the child or youth to fully participate
  • Be available for the entire duration of camp and have reliable transportation
  • Follow all JCC rules, regulations, and standards
  • Attend training and meetings as required
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

 

Qualifications
  • BA in related field (Psychology, Sociology, Special Education, Social Work) required
  • Experience working in crisis situations with children or youth with developmental disabilities
  • Understanding of unique needs of children and youth with developmental disabilities is required
  • Must have auditory, visual, ambulatory, cognitive, communications and physical ability to complete major tasks in the program
  • Ability to relate to and communicate with one’s peer group, parents, as well as to child’s age and skill levels
  • Ability to provide guidance, supervision, and engage with children and staff in an enthusiastic manner is required.
  • Ability to assist children and youth in emergency situations; including fire, evacuation, illness, or injury
  • Should possess good character, integrity, and adaptability.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control in a dynamic environment
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification is required and must be maintained. Training will be provided if necessary.
  • Must be able to be or currently be registered in good standing on the MO Family Care and Safety Registry to hold this position.

For more information about the JCC and Day Camp, please see our website: www.jccstl.org

The JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s E-Verify program.

 

 

 

 

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