International Summer Camp Leader

International Summer Camp Leader

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/18/2024
Full Time

International Summer Camp Leader

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The Office of International Students & Scholar Services invites candidates for International Summer Camp Leader for a temporary two and one-half week live-in residential camp leader assignment, with the camp running from July 7-20, 2024. Position is responsible for providing oversight for assigned campers (typically 15-20 campers) during the two-week English-language residential summer immersion camp for international children age 12-17. The camp focus is both language education and practicum, interaction with fellow campers, and cultural immersion through field trips. A three-day training session is provided prior to camp commencement. Note that this live-in assignment includes room and board on main campus. The International Summer Camp Leader reports to the Coordinator of International Visitors.

Note that finalists must successfully pass a background check prior to employment.

Essential Functions

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Experience and/or knowledge of the majority of activities offered at our camp-hiking, swimming, arts & crafts, etc…
  • Ability to work in a busy indoor/outdoor environment and lead outside activities.
  • Ability to consistently serve as a positive role model to campers.
  • High sense of responsibility and dependability.
  • Willingness to help where needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships by promoting caring, honesty, respect and responsibility with staff and adolescents (ages 12 – 17).
  • Strong team player.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and report any unsafe conditions to the supervisor immediately.
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with coworkers, parents, and campers.
  • Ability to handle difficult or stressful situations in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
At least 30 college hours.

Required Work Experience
Experience working/volunteering with youth programs, day/overnight camps, and/or after-school programs.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual.
  • Experience as Camp Counselor and/or working with children in similar environment.
  • Experience facilitating groups of children or youth programs.
  • Valid Driver’s License and be 21 years of age, as required to be insurable by UIW insurance carrier.
  • Knowledge of UIW campus, mission, and programs.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
  • CPR and First-Aid Certified (UIW will provide this certification if necessary).
  • This position requires a successful background check prior to employment.

Work Hours
Must attend training sessions for this position, to include First Aid/ CPR training (Date to be determined).Required to stay at the resident Summer Camp from July 6 – 23, 2023 (7 days a week, breaks will be given but must be on standby at all times); with possibility of week extension for additional summer camp.Breaks will be given, but must be on standby at all times.

Physical Demands
  • Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in all physical camp games and activities.
  • Be able to lift up to 15lbs.
  • Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 60° to110°, as some activities are outdoors during peak summer month of July.

Posting Number: AS1905PO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Temporary Administrator (exempt)
Desired Start Date: 07/05/2024
Position End Date (if temporary): 07/21/2024
Reports To: Coordinator of Student & Visitor Activities
Salary: $1500 for program
Open Date: 03/04/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant
  • This is a temporary full-time non-benefits-eligible residential camp position.
  • Room and board are provided during camp.
  • Finalists must successfully pass a background check prior to employment.
  • Note that an opportunity may become available to work an additional camp held two weeks prior this Summer Camp.

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/24854

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).jeid-a1468a038a5a6d4fa8edc7bc6e8a851c