Quest, Inc

Camp Activity Staff

Job Locations US-FL-Apopka
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/12/2018 3:23 PM)
Job ID
2018-1495
Category
Summer/Winter Camp
Min
USD $600.00/Bi-Wk.
Max
USD $600.00/Bi-Wk.
Work Schedule
Full Time Residential

Overview

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest’s mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

Responsibilities

At Quest, the Camp Activity Staff is responsible for planning, facilitating and supervising camp activities in a specialized area, assist other activity staff in their areas, and assist cabin staff during cabin times.

  • Creates and implements lesson plans in specialized program area appropriate for guests variety of abilities and interests.
  • Plans, documents, and facilitates evening programs and all-camp activities as assigned.
  • Ensures that camp safety regulations for guests and fellow staff members are followed.
  • Conducts checks of activity area and equipment for safety, cleanliness and good repair.
  • Facilitates engagement in camp activities by leading activities and assigning responsibilities to participants.
  • Maintains a resort-like environment for persons served, other team members and visitors.
  • Cares for guests by assisting with bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting (including incontinent care), feeding, repositioning, and basic first aid as needed.
  • Lives on-site during camp season to ensure availability to meet guests needs during their stay at camp.
  • Inventories assigned activity areas at start and end of summer season and communicates any equipment or supplies needs to Activity Lead.
  • Participates actively in all required camp trainings and meetings, facilitating specific training sessions/meetings when assigned.
  • Facilitates guest choice in activities by providing variety and information on available choices within activities.
  • Recognizes guest achievement through camp guest recognition programs and determines awards appropriately.
  • Follows all Quest policies and procedures as outlined in the Camp Thunderbird Staff Manual.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Eligible to legally work in the United States
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credential
  • Experience in specialized activity area preferred (Arts/Crafts, Music/Drama, Archery Sports/Games)

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