Quest, Inc

  • Camp Cabin Lead

    Job Locations US-FL-Apopka
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/29/2018 4:24 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1839
    Category
    Summer/Winter Camp
    Min
    USD $600.00/Bi-Wk.
    Max
    USD $600.00/Bi-Wk.
    Work Schedule
    Week of December 11th through December 18th
  • 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 Camp Thunderbird, the Camp Cabin Lead will provide supervision, guidance, and leadership to assigned staff and guests, manage cabin safety and daily operation, and to serve as a key member of the seasonal program leadership team.  

    1. Masters all the skills and competencies of Cabin Staff position
    2. Mentors, supervises and leads Cabin Staff on an on-going basis by providing feedback regularly and leading weekly cabin team meetings
    3. Develops, cultivates and maintains a team atmosphere amongst Cabin Staff team
    4. Delegates daily tasks amongst Cabin Staff to ensure guest needs are met and division of workload is maintained amongst Cabin Staff team
    5. Encourages guest and staff engagement in camp activities through own involvement and participation
    6. Oversees risk management in cabins, ensuring that camp safety regulations for guests and fellow staff members are followed
    7. Collects, reviews and organizes all cabin documentation (including initial screening forms, clothing forms, guest evaluations and others)
    8. Creates and manages cabin schedule for guests and staff, including daily housekeeping duties
    9. Lives on-site during camp season to ensure availability to meet guests’ needs during their stay at camp
    10. Maintains American Camp Association standards in areas involving cabin life
    11. Inventories assigned cabin areas at start and end of session, and communicates any equipment or supplies needs to Camp Director
    12. Participates actively in all required trainings, including taking a teaching role in sessions as assigned
    13. Follows all Quest policies and procedures as outlined in the Camp Thunderbird Staff Manual
    14. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    ·         Past or current college course experience in areas of Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Psychology or similar field preferred

    ·         Experience working with individuals with disabilities in recreational/camp setting

          Eligible to legally work in the United States

          Be at least 18 years of age

          Must have at least 1 year of related work experience

          Successfully complete a background check and drug screen

          Ability to read, write, and speak English

          Ability to thrive in a team environment

          Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record

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