Small Seeds is currently hiring for the following positions:


Position: Summer Camp Counselor and Driver

Status: Temporary, Non-Exempt, 40+ hours per week

Reports to: Program Manager

The BEAM (Black Emerging Adolescent Males) Summer Success Camp is an “Outdoor Learning Model” Summer Camp for African American boys, ages 8-12, that nurtures excellence and provides opportunities for adolescent males to move collectively, study culturally, learn cognitively, explore community, and have fun. The boys gain resiliency, develop life-long learning skills, practice teamwork and become more confident in their day to day transitions. This is a 5-week summer position from June 17, 2019 to July 18, 2019.

Responsibilities:

  • Pick up and drop off campers at their homes and transport campers to camp activities utilizing organization vans

  • Load and unload materials, goods, and equipment between various destinations as assigned

  • Prepare, receive, and provide appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick-up of passengers or goods to ensure timely and accurate transportation

  • Report all vehicle maintenance in a timely fashion

  • Organize and implement quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events for children in the program

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality Children’s program

  • Make sure proper procedures are followed for sign-in/out of children on a daily basis

  • Assume equal share of the regular housekeeping chores such as cleaning, preparing for daily activities and cleaning up after projects

  • Establish a relationship with each child and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the children and treat each child with respect and dignity.

  • Remain up to date on and follow emergency procedures and organization policies

  • Provide one-on-one and group coaching to support underdeveloped skills

  • Maintain all records, materials, and intake information, client and group records

  • Have transparency to work independently, as a team player and with a flexible schedule

  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Ability to commit to entire six weeks of the camp

  • Must be licensed to operate a vehicle and have a clean driving record and proof of insurance

  • Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honesty, trustworthiness, respect, and flexibility

  • 2-3 years of experience working with elementary, middle, high school and out-of-school-age youth, particularly youth in urban or underserved communities

  • Act 33 & 34 and FBI Clearances – employment contingent upon obtaining all three clearances

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the child welfare/juvenile justice systems and community resources/networks

  • Excellent written/oral communication, organization, listening, and interpersonal skills

  • CPR & First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)

Compensation and Benefits: $10.00/hour. Small Seeds does not offer benefits for part-time staff. Small Seeds does provide reimbursement for approved expenses related to program costs.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume electronically to HR@ssdipgh.org (please note the job title in your subject line). No phone calls please.


Small Seeds Development Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.