Please see below for the following positions: Teen Excursion Camp Leaders, Playground Counselors, Extended Care Counselors and Water Safety Instructors.
Teen Excursion Camp Leaders are needed to take school age children on daily field trips and provide leadership in all aspects of the excursions. You must be 21 years of age, high school graduate plus taken college courses in childcare development, recreation or related field. Certifications in First Aid & CPR are preferred and you must have a good driving record. This position will sometimes be required to drive a 15-passenger City van. You must submit your driving record (which may be obtained from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles) with your application. Salary is $15.11 per hour. Schedule will vary weekly from June 17 – August 30, 2019.
Extended Care Counselors are needed to assist the Extended Care Director in operating the Before & After Care program for children 5-12 years of age. You must be 18 years of age. Courses completed in child development and experience leading children’s playgroups are desired. Salary: Starting at $13 per hour, between 25-30 hours per week, Monday through Friday, June 18 – August 23, 2019.
Extended Care Director is needed to operate our extended care program. Individual selected will be responsible for planning, organizing, supervising and evaluating all aspects of the Extended Care Program. This program is held at Falls Church Community Center for youth ages 5-12 and runs for nine weeks from June 17 – August 23, 2019. The Extended Care Director will assist with hiring, training, scheduling and supervising staff. The Extended Care Director oversees the drop off and pick up of campers and interacts with parents/guardians as needed. This position ensures medical logs and accident reports are completed and administer medication to campers with appropriate paperwork. Pre-camp planning hours are flexible. During the 9 weeks of camps, work hours are Monday through Friday from 6:30am – 9am & 2:30pm – 6pm, not to include hours of planning and program preparation. Candidate will work between 35-40 hours per week. Hourly wage is $16 per hour. Applicant should have graduated from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, leisure services, education or a related field, with at least two years in a camp setting and at least five years’ experience working with children. Must have or have the ability to achieve before June 1, CPR and First Aid as well as a Medication Administration Training certificate. Extensive experience in working with youth can be substituted for education.
Playground Counselors are needed to assist the Playground Director in operating the Summer Fun Playground program for children 5-12 years of age. You must be 18 years of age. Courses completed in child development and experience leading children’s playgroups are desired. Salary: $11.21 per hour, between 30-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, June 17 – August 9, 2019.
Water Safety Instructors are needed to teach children swimming, supervise camp swim sessions and adapted aquatics volunteers. Must be 18 years of age, and have Pool Operator, Red Cross WSI and American Red Cross Lifeguard Certifications. Salary is $16/hr; Depending on Qualifications, work hours 25-30 hours per week, June 18 – August 9, 2019.
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Internal Number: VA 19.24
About City of Falls Church
Falls Church is an independent city six miles from the nation's capital. It is small in area (2.2 square miles) and population (~14,000). The city is known for its urban village community, quality customer service, nationally ranked school system, environmental activism, and endless community activities.