Camp Fire Central Texas, P.O.Box 303040 Austin, Texas 78705  (512) 349.2111  info@camp-fire.org

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Afterschool Instructor Job Description

Multiple positions available

Essential Functions:

  • Learn, understand and deliver Camp Fire curriculum to youth in a non-traditional learning environment.

  • Plan and teach outdoor recreation classes to youth enrolled in Camp Fire Afterschool programs.

  • Engage students in learning in an indoor and outdoor environment.

  • Create calendar of events.

  • Communicate effectively with appropriate school administrators and parents/guardians of youth.

  • Document progress and maintain accurate records

  • Plan, organize and prep for classroom activities, field trips, and other outings as approved by the Afterschool Programs Manager.

  • Others duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

Education/Certification

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

  • High school diploma. Preferred bachelor’s degree or above in field related to youth development, recreation or education.

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledge & skills required to create & implement a work plan

  • Knowledgeable of group work & facilitation, conflict resolution & behavior management

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with children and youth

  • Experience teaching

 

Skills:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize & manage multiple tasks

  • Team player & committed professional

  • Must foster a safe positive environment for youth

Behavioral Competencies: 

  • Flexible regarding time & availability

  • Ability to work independently

  • Dedicated to the success of Camp Fire USA’s program model

  • Accept supervision and guidance

 

Preffered:

  • Experience guiding youth in service learning

  • Experience teaching youth in field of outdoor recreation and/or leading wilderness experiences

  • Knowledge and interest in environmental conservation

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish & English

 

Attendence Requirements

  • 3 – 20 hours per week, may include evenings and weekends

  • Ability to commit to at least one semester as an Instructor

 

Submit a resume and cover letter via email to Director of Operations, Eric Imhof, eimhof@camp-fire.org. Please use subject line “Afterschool Instructor Position”.