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The Arc of Litchfield County, Inc. CIT Coordinator in United States

CIT Coordinator

Job Details

Job Location

CAMP MOE - TORRINGTON, CT

Position Type

Seasonal

Job Shift

1st Shift

Position Purpose:

To further the mission of the camp through the planning and delivery of program activities and events for our CIT’s.  Design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the development of our CIT’s.  Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the camp director. All camp staff is responsible to be cheerful, happy and energetic while carrying out their duties at camp. 

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead the development & implementation of Camp MOE’s Counselor In Training Program.    

  • Deliver a fun program to campers.

  • Ensure lesson plans are prepared and implemented that meet camp outcomes and the abilities of the CIT’s.

  • Evaluate program delivery abilities of the CIT’s..

  • Evaluate the success of the program and the development of the CIT’s abilities and skills in various program activities.

  • Coordinate all camp program and campfire activities with other staff and CIT’s.

  • Ensure that CIT’s know and follow safety and educational procedures during camp programs.

  • Provide guidelines for programs utilizing camp equipment.

  • Ensure CIT’s follow safety procedures in all program areas.

  • Supervise and evaluate Unit Staff to develop and implement all facets of the CIT program and activities

  • Regularly monitor work of program specialists.

  • Provide feedback and guidance to program specialists.

  • Provide recommendations and concerns to camp director regarding program specialists’ performances.

Other Job Duties:

  • Attend administrative staff meetings.

  • Maintain clear and positive written and verbal communication with all camp staff.

  • Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, providing support and guidance to those assigned as leaders.

  • Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions.

  • Provide ongoing program ideas to counseling and activity area staff.

  • Provide staffing for bus transportation for the entire summer.

  • Train and supervise staff to bus counselor and bus monitor responsibilities.

     

Relationships:

The CIT Coordinator will have direct relationships with the counseling staff and may supervise Counselors who also have program activity responsibility. 

 

Equipment Used:

Golf Carts, Sports Equipment, Hand Saws, Hammers, etc.

 

Qualifications: 

Experience in administrative roles at a similar camp

  • Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population.

  • Current instructional certification in program or related experience.

  • Current certification in first aid and CPR.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Training and experience in teaching program to adults and children.

  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors.

Physical Aspects of the Position:

  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.

  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.

  • Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.

  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.

  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Some physical requirements of a program position could be endurance including standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate program equipment and program activities.  Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs.  Willingness to work irregular hours delivering program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying weather conditions.

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