MSUM College for Kids & Teens Description College for Kids & Teens is a summer camp program for K-12 students. Expert instructors teach classes that will encourage exploration, adventure, and creativity while cultivating young people's understanding and appreciation for a variety of topics.
Job Summary CFK&T Camp Ambassadors (CAs) are responsible for providing a fun and safe environment for all attendants. CAs will assist instructors and lead in a variety of tasks. Applicants must possess excellent communication skills, energetic personalities, and the ability to work closely and patiently with children. CAs will need to work well with others in accomplishing given goals and will take a proactive approach to performing assigned duties.
Customer Service Image Present and promote a positive image of MSUM and College for Kids & Teens through business like conduct, attitude and appearance. Customer service focused, exhibiting helpful, friendly and courteous service.
Greet all members and youth participants in a professional manner as they arrive for camp activities.
Provide efficient, consistent, and courteous service to all children
Welcome diversity and work to create inclusive environment
Promote all aspects and benefits of the camp in a positive manner and lead by example.
Be knowledgeable of camp programs and communicate with instructors for best ways to support their class.
Ensure safety in camp activities and events. Tasks would include, but are not limited to, child check-in/check-out, parent/guardian communication, child supervision, etc.
Keep activity area organized and clean and complete cleaning tasks as assigned for each session.
Be aware of any risks and seek assistance when needed from staff and supervisors. Report any maintenance needs to the supervisor.
Monitor youth and camp participants to create positive interactions and a fun environment for activities.
Respond immediately in the event of an emergency in accordance with MSUM's procedures and guidelines. Conduct first aid as needed.
Camp Ambassadors will develop and demonstrate several transferable skills essential for future employment success. These skills will be particularly helpful to those interested in a career in education, child development, pediatrics, etc.
Gain an understanding of working with youth in a classroom setting
Gain experience working with a team to accomplish a common goal
Develop decision making and problem-solving skills
Learn interpersonal skills through interacting with instructors, staff and parents
Gain valuable customer service skills
Learn to anticipate needs and evaluate risks
Must be 16 or older
Ability to lift 50 lbs and stand or sit for extended periods of time
Pass a general background check upon offer of position
Pass CPR Certification as part of job training
Experience supervising and/or teaching children (e.g. coaching, babysitting, nannying)
Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills
Demonstratable skills in:
-Conflict management and resolution -Organization and detail-focus -Leadership and coaching
Please submit your application through this website by attaching a resume and cover letter.
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About Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead is a student-centered University that treats students as individuals with different experiences and aspirations, whether they are first generation college students, full-time working adults or a variety of traditional and nontraditional students. Our tuition, which is among the most affordable in the region, and our instructional quality combine to create an outstanding higher education value. We help students succeed by providing strong academic experiences as well as a full range of support services and social and community opportunities.Through challenging programs and guidance from faculty and staff with high expectations, we help students to discover and then reach their potential. We provide opportunities for significant student research, leadership development, service learning, creative production, and athletic competition. Further, we have strong, cohesive curricula that prepare students not only to participate in the workforce of today but also to create and lead the workforce and society of tomorrow.