YMCA seeking after-school counselor

Counselor with father and daughter

The YMCA of South Florida is looking for enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, team oriented and motivated after-school/summer camp counselors to work with children throughout Broward County.

Under the direction of the site supervisor, the special needs counselor is responsible for the overall day-to-day group programming, behavior management and direct supervision of a group of children in a licensed child care/day camp facility.

Essential duties include but are not limited to:

  • Using measurable tools to track children’s progress.
  • Documenting behavior issues and/or incidents daily, as needed.
  • Conducting a health check of each child daily, noting fever, bumps, bruises, burns or other questionable signs of abuse and documenting the incident with the site supervisor.
  • Maintaining high level of professional courtesy with parents, facility personnel, staff and clients at all times.
  • Reporting all incidents and accidents within 24 hours to the corporate office.

Position requirements:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of two years of experience, including one year experience of direct contact with children with special needs.
  • Must be at least 18 at the time of hire.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
  • Must have a demonstrated competency in the planning and implementation of recreational and educational activities.

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