University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
http://www.umn.edu/
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University of Minnesota
http://www.umn.edu/
612-625-5000

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Summer Youth Programs Group Leaders Needed

RecWell is looking for qualified group leaders for the upcoming 2015 summer youth camps season! University Youth & Community Programs has been offering unique and high quality summer camps to youth, ages 5-15, for over 25 years. Instruction in a variety of specialty topics is combined with a well-rounded recreation program that features the resources and facilities of the Twin Cities Campus. A convenient location and extended daytime hours add to the popularity. Youth attend one or more weeks throughout the summer. Age appropriate groups are kept to a small, 1:7 ratio of adults to youth for a fun summer experience for all. Required Qualifications Age 18 or older. Experience working youth ages 5-15. Experience implementing youth activities and supervising youth in groups of 8 to 20. Willing and able to swim & physically play with youth on a daily basis. Flexible, creative and articulate. Available to work 10 full weeks, Monday through Friday, during the program dates: June 8 - August 21, 2015 (No camps week of July 4th). Available to attend the required training sessions the first week of June. Completion of all staff training prior to program start date (CPR, First Aid, AED, Blood borne Pathogens, belaying for rock climbing, online courses, etc.). Training is provided as needed after hiring.   Duties and Responsibilities Provide a safe environment for youth ages 5-15. Supervise and participate with groups of youth in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, including swimming, rock climbing, games, arts/crafts, field trips and more. Plan and lead organized games and other age appropriate activities. Interact and relate with youth and serve as a positive role model. Work as a team with other Group Leaders, Instructors, and Supervisors. Be an ambassador for the University of Minnesota and Youth Programs on and off of campus. Assist with daily set-up, daily clean up, and transportation. Carry out the goals, themes and schedule of the program to provide a consistent and high quality experience. Other duties as assigned. Apply today! We are accepting applications! If interested please apply online at the link below: Apply Here

About Youth Programs

Youth Programs strives to provide quality experiences and personal growth through recreation, sports instruction, creative expression and academic enrichment. All Youth Programs are designed to encourage educational discovery and healthy lifestyles, while introducing children to the outstanding resources of the University of Minnesota.

Summer Programs

Summer Youth Programs are structured as weekly day camps for ages 5-15. Specialty instruction in the categories of Kids' University, Minnesota Sport Schools, and Discovering 'U' is combined with daily recreational activities, while Gopher Adventures camp offerings focus purely on fun, recreational experiences. All camps feature rock climbing, swimming, high quality facilities, and energetic staff to create a full day of quality activities and a summer like no other.

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