DAY CAMP LEADER 3 SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATIONS
Company: City of Longmont Colorado
Posted on: May 20, 2023
20230034 Day Camp Leader 3 Special Needs
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS
Department: Recreation, Golf, Library, & Culture
Hiring Range: $17.80 - $19.00/hour
20-25 hours per week, mid-May through July,
Hours vary Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm
Part Time Temporary
Benefits required by law are included such as Jury & Witness Duty, Sick Leave,
Social Security, and Medicare.
Summer Day Camp Leader for Populations with Special Needs has the responsibility for leading
activities and assisting with the safety of individuals with special needs in summer day camp
Ability to work with campers with special needs and coworkers in a mature and responsible
manner. Assist in planning, scheduling, organizing, and implementing activities, field trips, and
special camp events on a weekly basis while displaying creativity and energy. Oversee and give
direction to campers and volunteer staff. Work with Recreation Coordinator, Supervisor, Day
Camp Director and Assistant Direction in maintaining accurate records such as attendance,
accident, and incident reports. Organize and lead campers in daily activities following templates
provided. Provide individualized support for campers which may include behavioral
support/coaching and/or base care support, including toileting and feeding, as trained. If
certified, logging and dispensing medicines in accordance with Medical Administration
Work will be primarily performed in an outdoor environment, with constant exposure to sun,
dirt, sand and all types of weather conditions. Must have hearing and vision sufficient to survey
the park area and recognize problems with campers, dangerous situations and hazards. Work
requires bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, climbing, kneeling, carrying and lifting over 50 lbs.
Work requires ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Work requires the ability to handle
multiple concurrent tasks and interruptions. Work will include exposure to noisy and stressful
situations. Work entails working alone as well as working closely with others. Work may include
occasional support for camper basic personal care such as feeding and toileting.
Ability to work with individuals (youth ages 5& up and/or adults) with special needs,
demonstrate basic group management skills, work under minimal supervision, communicate
clearly and concisely, establish and maintain effective working relationship with superiors,
subordinates and patrons, use good judgement and make sound decision in stressful or
emergency situations, accurately complete a variety of forms, logs and reports. Has verifiable
experience in excess of 400 hours working with groups of individuals (ages 5+) with special
Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age. Possession of a valid form of
identification, and CPR/First Aid Certification or ability to obtain certification by employment
start date. Bilingual (English/Spanish) proficiency desirable
The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer
testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application
process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs.
Resumes will be accepted in lieu of the full City Application; however, they must be submitted
via the City application site for consideration. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.
The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City
of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation,
age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special
assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make
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