The Salvation Army

Counselor & Dance Instructor

US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
2017-3021
Category
Youth Work
Compensation Min
USD $11.50/Hr.
Compensation Max
USD $15.50/Hr.
Type
Regular Part-Time

Responsibilities

  • Involvement in the total program with willingness to help in all areas as needed, including dining room, outdoor/indoor activities, children with problems, daily assembly, etc.
  • Promote observance of the moral and ethical codes affecting participants and staff.
  • Attend and contribute to Program Leadership & General Staff Meetings.
  • Responsible for sharing with your immediate supervisor and/or Program Directors, all matters of mutual concern relating to the total welfare of the Program.
  • Responsible to complete Orientation Sessions and attend all parent meetings.
  • Responsible for the leadership and guidance of assigned participants and your assigned staff.
  • Assume responsibility for the health, cleanliness, good habits, welfare and happiness of all participants and staff, but especially those under your direct supervision.
  • Maintain a high level of interaction with participants and staff; also be a constructive member of the Leadership contributing in every possible way to the health, harmony and happiness of the Brownsville Corps family.
  • Coordinate daily assembly as assigned by the Assistant Program Director.
  • Voice criticisms to the Program Directors first and respond positively to their directives, thereafter.
  • Assume the responsibilities of the Group Leader, in their absence.
  • Communicate with the Group Leader as soon as possible (in private), for actions of staff members that put the health and safety of participants at risk.       Report all incidents minor or major.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of various ages and skill levels, and provide necessary instruction to participants and/or staff.
  • Ability to identify and physically respond appropriately and quickly to emergency situations, as needed.
  • Responsible for the organization and administration of Dance program for children ages 5 -13.
  • Assume responsibility for the all areas assigned, proper use of supplies, maintenance of inventory, requesting additional supplies as needed.
  • Coordinate program(s) with other program activities and plans. Offer assistance and support as needed.
  • Submit to the program office, weekly lesson plans for Dance Elective tracks, and prior to the beginning of each week of program.
  • Communicate with the Group Leader as soon as possible (in private), for actions of staff members that put the health and safety of participants at risk.       Report all incidents minor or major.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of various ages and skill levels, and provide necessary instruction to participants and/or staff.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately and quickly to situations requiring first aid.
  • Cognitive and communicative abilities to plan and conduct activities that achieve participant development objectives.
  • Ability to identify and respond to hazards. Must be able to assist participants and staff in emergencies.
  • Organize, direct and instruct a dance & mime program geared to all ages, interest and abilities of the participants, both male and female. Display creativity and innovation in programming.

Qualifications

  • One Year Experience in Youth or Camp Programming and/or group work experience in the activity assigned and the ability to teach and enthuse others
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 6 months supervisory experience
  • Availability for the entire duration of program hours (school year, school holidays and summer months)

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