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Seasonal Recreation Summer Camp Counselor

April 5, 2024

Camp runs from June 24, 2024 to August 15, 2024
SALARY: $15.00 – $25.00 PER HOUR

The Township of Dennis is accepting applications for the part-time position of Recreation Attendant/Recreation Aide. The position is for our Seasonal Summer Camp held four days per week Monday – Thursday (9:00 am to 4:00 pm, with morning & afternoon extended shift available) – up to (32) thirty hours per week. Interested applicants must be a high school graduate (by the time Camp starts) and may obtain applications, job specifications and qualifications at the office of Administration/Clerk in the Municipal Building located at 571 Petersburg Road in Dennisville, during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Applications can be emailed upon request. The Township of Dennis is an E.O.E.

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Job Description

  • EXEMPT: No
  • JOB CODE: 02289
  • SALARY LEVEL: $15.00 to $25.00 / hour
  • SHIFT: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday –  Thursday, with morning & afternoon extended shift available
  • DEPARTMENT: Recreation
  • CAMP HOURS: June 24 to August 15, 2024 and up to 32 hours per week
  • REPORTS TO: Recreation Director or Recreation Supervisor

SUMMARY:  Under direction, performs a variety of routine functions involved with the use of recreational facilities for Township residents of all ages; does related work as required.  Assists in the organization, development and personal leadership in recreation activities; does related work as required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Includes the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Assists in promoting recreation programs of all types.
  • Helps organize and lead groups and individuals in various activities.
  • Helps participants to attain greater skills in and enjoyment from recreation activities.
  • Assists in planning and initiating a comprehensive recreation program for all appropriate ages and both sexes.
  • Assists in demonstration and explanation of techniques, procedures, materials, equipment and supplies used in recreation program.
  • Assists in arranging for and directing tournaments, exhibitions, public demonstrations, shows or other special events.
  • Helps insure that all desirable safety precautions are observed.
  • Reports to supervisor orally or in writing on groups and individuals, keeps necessary records.
  • Sees that the participants do not injure themselves when using recreation equipment.
  • Maintains orderly conditions within the recreational areas, assists participants in crossing streets at recreational facilities.
  • Counts the number of participants in various activities, accompanies children on trips, hands out recreation supplies.
  • May perform varied routine tasks in the cleaning and maintenance of designated areas, sets up chairs, tables, or equipment for use at activities.