Under the guidance of day camp managers, the Site Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, implementation, and administration of the daily summer activities for the day camp program for children 5 - 12 years of age. Site Managers will be directly responsible for supervising their assigned group of staff and children, and assisting with whole group activities. The day camp is located at Middle Park in Bettendorf, takes field trips to various locations, and swims at Splash Landing. Work with children in an outdoor setting.
Education: A level of knowledge normally acquired through some college course work with a emphasis in Recreation, Elementary Education, Physical Education or closely related field.
Experience: Six months to one year of previous leadership experience working with children. Experience of supervision of staff desirable.
Interpersonal Skills: The job requires the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with participants, parents and staff. Ability to accept supervision and guidance. Ability to relate to one's peer group. Needs to be enthusiastic, have a sense of humor, patience, and self-control. Also important are good character, integrity, and adaptability. The desire to affect the life of each child in a positive and rewarding way. Requires the analytical ability to carry out activities suitable for the age groups. Must be able to follow established rules and procedures
Working Conditions: Must be able to work outside in sometimes hot/humid conditions.
Job Requirements: Desire and ability to work with children outdoors. Ability to assist in teaching an activity. Current Red Cross CPR and First Aid Card (training will be offered).
This is a seasonal, non-union position. Applications will be accepted until filled. The City of Bettendorf is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. The City of Bettendorf complies with the American with Disabilities Act.