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Summer Camp Counselor 2023 - Little Rock

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Little Rock Summer Camp - Little Rock, AR
High School Or Equivalent


Pediatrics Plus Summer Program - Little Rock, AR


Are you passionate about helping children succeed? Do you want to join a team of dedicated professionals committed to creating an environment where children thrive?

Pediatrics Plus is a specialized pediatric healthcare provider, and we work to empower children to conquer their world. We are committed to helping children succeed in all stages of life through evidence-based therapy and education and are looking for people who are eager to serve children as a Summer Camp Counselor.

The Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for the classroom which includes assessing children and ensuring treatment plans are carried out during the summer of 2023.

What you will do:

Our ideal candidate is excited to learn and is passionate about helping children in a fun, engaging, and collaborative manner.

  • Manages all aspects of the classroom.  
  • Assesses each EIDT child in his/her classroom using the proper assessment tool. 
  • Assists in the development of each child’s Individualized Treatment Plan (ITP). Reviews the ITP and makes suggestions of changes to the Curriculum Coordinator. Ensures that the ITP is implemented to maximize the treatment of the children served. 
  • Develops daily lesson plans and reviews these plans with classroom staff. 
  • Ensures that required reports are updated, completed, and turned in on time. 
  • Ensures the completion of classroom billing via deTASO. 
  • Maintains classroom supplies. 
  • Ensures that visual supervision of the children is maintained at all times. 
  • Ensures a positive emotional climate for the children by showing respect to children and adults through a willingness to help others, by maintaining harmonious interpersonal relations, and through the use of appropriate and approved discipline techniques. 
  • Maintains an environment conducive to preventative discipline. 
  • Speaks in a well-modulated, pleasant, and caring voice to children, parents, and staff. 
  • Attends and actively participates in job-related center functions. 
  • Represents the program to parents, visitors, and the public in a positive way.  
  • Ensures that a clean, safe, healthy, and sanitary learning environment is maintained and that children are kept clean, clothing is changed when necessary, and toys and other materials are disinfected each day. 
  • During periods of physical activity, ensures that active involvement is maintained with children to promote gross and fine motor development.    
  • Immediately reports any information regarding health and safety concerns to the Director, Assistant Director, or Nurse. 
  • Completes required training events.
  • Is familiar with the company’s policies, procedures, and guidelines, as well as those requirements set forth by regulatory agencies, including EIDT, AR Child Care Licensing, and the AR Health Department. 
  • Displays concern for the rights of children and families served by the clinic. 
  • Reports for work dressed appropriately and complies with company policies regarding dress code.
  • Ensures confidentiality of children and employee information. Responds to internal and external requests for information according to clinic policy.  
  • May be asked to perform some housekeeping/janitorial functions.  
  • May perform other related and non-related duties, as assigned.  
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance. 
  • Completes tasks in a timely manner.

What you have:

  • A willingness to work with developmentally at-risk children.
  • Ability to collaborate and work on a team.
  • Ability to engage in a manner that is fun, child-centered, mindful, and authentic.
  • Patience, positivity, & resilience.
  • Ability to productively react to direction in real-time.
  • Ability to adapt approach based on a child’s developmental needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholder types (classroom staff, therapists, preschool administration, parents, etc.).
  • Willingness to ask questions and seek guidance as needed.
  • Ability to move freely, quickly, and frequently from a sitting (on the floor or in a chair) to standing position and to lift up to 50 lbs. routinely.
  • Working knowledge of computer technology: Windows operating systems, iOS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screening
  • 1+ year of experience working with children in a professional setting (preferred)

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to walk/run; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and stoop, twist, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to maintain regular and punctual attendance. The employee is required to complete tasks in a timely manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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