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JOB DESCRIPTION:

DAY CAMP COORDINATOR

THE GREENHOUSE
A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT CENTER

The GreenHouse is a Christian Community Enrichment Center located in the Gardenland/Northgate neighborhood of Sacramento, California. We offer after-school tutoring, mentoring, summer camp, youth groups, leadership development, and skillbuilding workshops to under-resourced youth. Our mission is to cultivate a thriving community by nurturing the emotional, spiritual, intellectual, and physical development of our youth and inspiring them to grow to their full potential. FOCUS & SCOPE Essential duties and responsibilities, i.e. those which are basic, necessary, and an integral part of the job, are indicated below.

Develop, coordinate, implement and oversee the Adventure Zone summer day
camp. Develop and nurture relationships with children. Manage AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers and other volunteers, encouraging them to use their gifts. Plan and implement a day camp theme, Vacation Bible School activities, and daily activities (games, crafts, singing) Implement the USDA Free Summer Lunch Program. Collaborate with other Adventure Zone staff and with staff from other agencies as needed. Work with the Director of Elementary Programs to plan and implement field trips in the community. Assist in the planning and implementation of an End of the Summer Celebration Support and contribute to a safe and healthy work environment.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Education: High school diploma; college preferred. Experience & Industry Expertise : 1 year working in childrens or youth ministry in an urban setting preferred

COMPETENCIES: General:

Effective Communication Leadership Relationship Building/People Skills Self motivation and initiation Organizational and Project Management Sound Judgment Integrity Flexibility

Revised 4/5/12

JOB DESCRIPTION:

DAY CAMP COORDINATOR

THE GREENHOUSE
A CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT CENTER

Spiritual Maturity Behavior Management Compassion/Sensitivity Specific:

Ability to lead and encourage volunteer staff Ability to lead large group activities/discussion with
children. Ability to interact with youth from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Creativity, ability to plan daily activities that keep youth engaged Ability to lead, encourage, and support a volunteer staff. Passion for urban ministry/ministering to youth

POSITION SPECIFICS: 9:00-2:00 Monday-Thursday, 12:00-5:00 Friday(25 hrs per week) June 5- August 3, 2012 $12 per hour TO APPLY: Interested applicants should mail a cover letter and resume to The GreenHouse, Attn: Kacie Stratton P.O. Box 348138, Sacramento, CA 95834 or via email to kacie@thegreenhousecenter.org. Resumes must be received by April 20, 2012. For more information, visit www.thegreenhousecenter.org.

Revised 4/5/12