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Homefront Summer Associates VISTA - Camp Wellness Coord.
 
 
 
Summer Associate Wellness Coordinators will utilize a trauma informed care approach to work alongside campers. They have an understanding of challenges faced by children experiencing homelessness and want to dedicate their summer to alleviating those challenges. They will serve as a coordinator, role model, an advisor, a confidant, and a supervisor to the campers. The Coordinators will be directly responsible for all campers in their assigned group, and indirectly responsible for all campers within the camp. The Coordinators ensure camper/staff safety by taking proactive measures each day. They are the go to person when a camper/staff in their group needs medical attention. Alongside counselors in their group they also assist in creating a safe, fun and educational experience and active devotion to the well-being and happiness of each camper. The coordinators uses common sense and good judgment to significantly impact camper experience.
 
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Member Duties : Member Activities: 1. Collaborate with a team to train and plan for camp. a. Bond with other camp staff in order to form a strong, close team. 2. Supervise and support children attending HomeFront programs, paying special attention to our responsibility to keep children safe. a. Work alongside camp counselors to lead small and large group activities including crafts, outdoor recreation, and games. b. Review camper and staff health histories, develop and follow a written outline of daily procedures for health surveillance of campers and staff. c. Maintain medical log that details each medical incident at camp. d. Strive to handle all conflicts with patience, compassion and consistency. e. Monitor and enforce compliance with all health and safety protocols including COVID-19 requirements and injury reporting f. Identify and meet participants physical and emotional needs. g. Active and enthusiastic participation in leading all camp program activities.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education ,  First Aid ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Counseling . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Homefront Summer Associates VISTA - Camp Wellness Coord.

Program Start/End Date
06/06/2022  -   08/12/2022

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEW JERSEY   New York City (inc. Long Island CT NJ NY)  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  03/31/2022  To  06/01/2022 

Contact Tracey Daniels
1880 Princeton Avenue
Lawrenceville   NJ   08648
6099899417
traceyd@homefrontnj.org
homefrontnj.org

Listing ID 111082


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