Day Camp Aide

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-874998
    • Job Location: Centennial, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: March 06, 2024
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About this Opportunity!

Day Camp Aide Part-Time

Application Closing Deadline: Ongoing/Open

This is an ongoing recruitment process, with no specific closing date. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

$14.95 - $19.23 per hour

Are you passionate about working with children? We are seeking an energetic Day Camp Aide who loves working with children, assisting with indoor and outdoor activities, and encourages participation. This position is responsible for assisting with the daily preparation and implementation of program activities and maintaining an appropriate and safe recreational environment for children. In addition, the Day Camp Aide will work directly with children and parents on a daily basis.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Possess a professional and welcoming demeanor.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive work relationship with program participants, parents, and staff.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, and staff.
  • Must have ability to visually and audibly supervise children in a variety of situations.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Will have knowledge of child care programming; recreation and its application; safety and emergency first-aid procedures; program management; and customer service principles.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age
  • Current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Standard Precautions or the ability to obtain such certifications upon hire.
  • Complete fifteen (15) training hours annually.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check including Colorado Bureau of Investigations and TRAILS/Central Registry criminal record review as required by the Colorado Department of Social Services within five (5) working days of employment.
  • Complete all necessary trainings that are required by the Colorado Department of Early Childhood within thirty (30) days of employment.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.