Company Name:

Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Location:

Tamassee, South Carolina

Approximate Salary:

$10 Per Hour

Job Category:

Other

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

October 3, 2017

Field Instructor/Night Staff- Camp Ghigau

Description:    

Located in the mountains of upstate South Carolina, Camp Ghigau is a therapeutic residential program serving male adolescent  youth, ages 12-18, referred by the Department of Juvenile Justice . The students have been termed status offenders {status offenses  are things such as truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies, etc.) . The primary goal of this program is to help young people overcome personal barriers and realize their full potential for success at home, in school, and in life. From social skills training to recreational activities, we work with the students in hopes of enabling them to trust, grow, and lead. Staff will have flexible work schedules, and there will be many chances to acquire training and experience that add to an instructor's knowledge.

 

Field Instructor:

Principle Duties:

  • Scheduling, supervising, and coordinating juvenile activities at the camp

  • Provide teaching, crisis intervention, orientation of new juveniles, and serves as a treatment team member

  • Perform administrative duties as required, including oral or written reports, headcounts, clinical notes, etc.

  • Assigns and supervises duties and activities of volunteers; make community contacts as needed

  • Provides or arranges transportation to facilitate activities and off-site services

  • Supervises sanitation and maintenance procedures to ensure cleanliness and orderliness of the facility and the general health/safety of the residents

  • Residential duties on certain nights

  • Monitors safety and security procedures for the facility

 

Qualifications (Field Instructor):

  • BA or BS in Social Sciences, Youth Development, Outdoor Education, Adventure Programming, or other related field is preferred

  • Experience working with at-risk students preferred

  • Must have patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of energy

  • Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods

  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective

  • Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach outdoors

 

Night Security:

Principle Duties (Night Security):

  • Monitor residents during night hours, ensuring safety and maintaining frequent headcount through sight and sound supervision

  • Modify youth behavior by employing the therapeutic treatment and training methods of Camp Ghigau

  • Provide teaching, crisis intervention, orientation of new juveniles, and serves as a treatment team member

  • Supervises and/or performs sanitation procedures to ensure cleanliness and orderliness of the facility and the general health/safety of the residents

  • Monitors safety and security procedures for the facility

     

     

    Qualifications:

  • Experience working with at-risk students preferred

  • Must have patience, understanding, and flexibility

  • Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing an objective

  • Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to supervise residents and monitor/facilitate chores and other similar activities

     

         Send resumes and references to Micale Chandler at micalec@clemson.edu and Julie Donnan at jdonnan@clemson.edu / 864-944-9875

     

    Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunit y employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or genetic information.

     


Company Name:

Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute

Location:

Tamassee, South Carolina

Approximate Salary:

$10 Per Hour

Job Category:

Other

Required Experience:

Less than 2 years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

October 3, 2017

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