The F.I.N.D. Design
Restorative Camp Floater/Content Creator
The F.I.N.D. Design
I’m Bossy Summer Entrepreneurship & Leadership Camp was created through the partnership between The F.I.N.D. Design (Families in Need of Direction) and D.Y.M.O.N. (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville) organizations using a positive youth development approach. Supporting the economic empowerment and mental health and wellbeing of black girls and other girls of color through social entrepreneurship and leadership education for girls ages 11-15. Our focus is youth-led and youth-supported initiatives. This holistic program creates fun ways to learn how to earn money, set tangible goals, & develop entrepreneurship skills. We will intentionally cultivate experiences where youth build self-confidence, healthy relationships and know their true value. By the end of the program, our youth will be able to advocate for equitable access and speak up for themselves and their community.
The Camp Floater/Restorative Coach position is an individual interested in serving our population of campers. Like camp counselors, those who serve as floaters typically possess patience and creativity, assisting camp staff with campers. Floaters are flexible, take initiative and are constantly scanning the camp setting to see where an extra pair of hands are needed. This position is also responsible for catching moments and memories that will be shared with parents, partners, and organizations via newsletter, Remind, and organization social media channels.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
- Assist the Site Director with planning, coordinating, and supervising program participants.
- Assist with the development of the camp attendees; provide motivational leadership in a positive environment.
- Guide and support middle school camp participants in the areas of entrepreneurship and leadership
- Attend and chaperone students on all off-site field trips.
- Attend in-service training and complete summer training requirements and certifications (CPR and First Aid) if required.
- Create and maintain newsletters and camp communications.
- Facilitate restorative circles as needed.
- Work with camp attendees to create action plans for discipline
- Understand child/adolescent development + discipline techniques
- Capture camp content surrounding student activities, student interaction, student photos etc.
- Provide camp content to the Media Teams of the sponsoring organizations.
- High school diploma or GED
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- One-to-two years of general work experience or equivalent number of hours worked in full-time or volunteer work.
- Must demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences of clients, staff and community contacts.
- Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
- Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
- Computer literacy and competency
- Efficient planner – must be able to organize and schedule work priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to make decisions and judgments with youth safety and security foremost.
- Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information.
- Demonstrated ability to accept and follow through on supervisory direction.
- Demonstrated ability to establish appropriate relationships and to effectively influence teens in a manner consistent with organization values.
- Two or more years’ experience in mentoring and youth development, working within community organizations and/or schools preferred
- Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications. (Training provided)
- Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities preferred
- Staff Orientation and training will begin on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 and will continue through May 25, 2023, Time, 10am – 2pm daily.
- The first day of camp for this role will begin May 30, 2023 and will end on June 30, 2023.
- This is a Contracted Part Time (PT) position that will average 20 hours per week. Camp is Monday through Thursday.
- Starting pay is $18.00/HR
How to Apply
- Send resume including two (2) references to email@example.com
- We are looking for immediate hires, so please include a few dates of availability for your interview
- Date Posted: April 28, 2023
- Type: Part-Time
- Job Function: Educator
- Service Area: Children / Youth
- Start Date: 05/22/2023
- Salary Range: $18.00/HR
- Working Hours: M-TH, 9:00am-3:00pm