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HomeFront Summer Associates VISTA - Camp Administration
 
 
 
For many years, HomeFront has run Camp Mercer, a day camp that serves children and youth from low opportunity families. We create a safe, welcoming environment, while giving them a summer of social, intellectual, and personal enrichment. We anticipate running a 2022 summer program with as much in-person interaction as the pandemic will permit. The Summer Camp Administrative will be a critical part of bringing the Summer Camp to life by working alongside children and youth from low opportunity families. Camp Mercer’s Administrative VISTA utilizes a trauma informed care approach to walk alongside campers. They have an understanding of barriers faced by children experiencing homelessness and want to dedicate their summer to help campers work through them. They serve as a role model, an advisor, a confidant, and a supervisor to the campers. The Administrative VISTA works closely with the Administrative Supervisor, Director other Camp Supervisors to ensure all administrative duties are completed correctly and on time. They are able to stay calm during stressful situations and stay on top of tasks in a fast-paced environment. The Administrative VISTA partners with other Camp Staff in creating a safe, fun and educational experience and active devotion to the well-being and happiness of each camper. They also use common sense and good judgment to significantly impact camper and staff experience.
 
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Member Duties : 1. Active participant in the creation and planning of camp schedules (groups, food, trips). 2. Maintain and organize camper files. 3. Create all in house forms and staff binders. 4. Maintain all in house forms, staff binders, camp schedules and files throughout the summer and effectively communicate each to all camp staff. 5. Active participant in the creation and planning of camp schedule. 6. Create weekly camp connection newsletter. 7. Ensuring camp photos and videos are taken and for the creation of marketing material for future camp seasons. 8. Ongoing communication with community partners to secure food for whole summer and to fill campers schedule with relevant programming and trips. 9. Answer phone calls. 10. Ongoing communication with all staff. 11. Enforce and follow all safety guidelines. 12. Know, understand and follow emergency summer camp procedures. l3. Other duties as assigned.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  First Aid ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Writing/Editing ,  Education ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Leadership ,  Youth Development ,  Computers/Technology ,  Business/Entrepreneur . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
HomeFront Summer Associates VISTA - Camp Administration

Program Start/End Date
06/13/2022  -   08/19/2022

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 111131


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