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Assistant Summer Camp Director



Parks & Recreation


Ferndale, MI

Salary Range

$13-$15/hr depending on experience

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Seasonal - Part Time


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Description: The Ferndale Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking a responsible, positive, energetic, and dynamic individual to join its state-licensed Summer Day Camp program as an Assistant Director.

 Our program offers a wide variety of activities for children ages 5-12  to keep their summer busy, including group games, crafts, field trips, swimming and special events.  The Assistant Director is tasked with assisting the Camp Director with all aspects of camp operation, including training and overseeing camp counselor staff, planning daily activities,ensuring compliance with state-mandated regulations, maintaining daily and weekly documents, leading camp activities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and campers, as well as other duties assigned.

Qualifications: Applicants must be 21 or older, possess a valid driver’s license, and have a minimum of 8 weeks of experience working in a day camp or similar setting.  CPR and First Aid certification are required; applicants without CPR and First Aid certification will be provided training upon hire.  Successful candidates are self-motivated, energetic, dependable,positive, creative, quick-thinking and caring.