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Site Assistant - Pacifica

Company: Edventuremore
Location: Pacifica
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description
EDMO is a national education nonprofit that has been cultivating curious, courageous, and kind kids since 2004. Our award winning camps, classes, tutoring programs (and more!) are designed to engage kids' minds and bodies. Whether in person or online, all EDMO programs are hands-on, interactive and fun, unlocking the inner scientist, artist or coder in every child. At EDMO, we celebrate getting messy and making mistakes while encouraging creativity, critical thinking and collaboration. Central to our mission is our commitment to providing equitable access to our programs regardless of their family's ability to pay. Visit to learn more.
Job Description
EDMO's summer team members spend 6 weeks of summer connecting with kids, honing leadership skills, and making a real impact - all while rocking wacky costumes and getting pied in the face! Our summer positions offer a unique opportunity to help kids uncover hidden talents and dive deeper into existing talents. Spend your summer pursuing your goals and developing invaluable, transferrable professional skills (including problem solving, management, and coaching).
The Site Assistant is the life line of camp, training on and being ready to hold any position that camp has to offer including Camp Director. Leading up to camp, Site Assistants will train on every role that camp has to offer. Once summer begins, Site Assistants are responsible for filling in wherever they are needed. When they are not subbing for a camp role, they will assist the Camp Director with operational oversight pertaining to their assigned location with a focus on coaching and mentoring other site staff. In addition to a full time summer component, this job includes a part-time spring component that includes training and preparation for camp.
Main duties include:

  • Participating in any pre-camp training, professional development, or in season meetings
  • Subbing for any role needed including Counselor, Instructor and Camp Director
  • Helping the Camp Director manage all aspects of Camp EDMO daily operations
  • Assisting Camp Director with management of other on site summer programs that are not EDMO (Salinas Location Only)
  • Coaching, mentoring and training site Instructors and Counselors
  • Providing high caliber customer service by anticipating and addressing any kid, staff or parent challenges and/or concerns
  • Communicating with parents as needed, to make sure they are up to date on what their kids are experiencing at camp
  • Ensuring all staff, campers, and parents are safe and have a positive experience in our program - this includes diligently following all EDMO Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions
  • Exhibiting the EDMO Vibe and demonstrating through actions and words each of the social emotional learning (SEL) skills of empathy, responsibility, initiative, collaboration, problem solving and emotion management, while also reinforcing these qualities in staff and kids Reports to: Camp Director
    This program requires:
    • Must be 18 years of age; Previous satisfactory experience working with groups of students;
    • Successful completion of the Instructional Assistant Exam coordinating with academic level required for the position (May waive requirement with proof of Bachelor's degree with coursework primarily in English, AA degree or completion of 48 college- level units). If you are missing any of the qualifications listed below, please don't be discouraged! We are ready to train and be flexible for the right applicant. Please still apply if you are enthusiastic about this work and think you would be a strong fit.
      Preferred qualifications are:
      • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or relevant experience
      • Experienced coach with teaching or educator support experience
      • A background in or familiar with SEL and STEAM learning methodology
      • High level of experience providing feedback
      • Classroom teaching experience preferred
      • Creative, patient and positive attitude with a willingness to problem solve
      • Experience (and a love for!) working with kids
      • High sense of responsibility and dependability
      • Previous camp experience preferred
      • Patience, flexibility, and adaptability
      • Self starter, motivated, but also team player
      • Credentialed teacher a HUGE plus
        CPR/First Aid Certification is required by the full time start date. Certification must include an in-person CPR component. If you are not already certified, some compensation will be available.
        Additional Information
        This position is part-time during the spring and full-time during the summer. Exact dates to be discussed during the interview process.
        Program dates: 6/20/2023-7/28/2023
        Hourly pay: $20-$25
        EDMO is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
        This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. EDMO makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, business needs at the time, and organizational value fit.

Keywords: Edventuremore, San Francisco , Site Assistant - Pacifica, Other , Pacifica, California

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