CRG - Craft House Director

The Salvation Army Scott Valley, CA

About the Job

Requisition Number 17-2465 Post Date 11/21/2017 Title CRG - Craft House Director City Scott Valley State CA Description OVERVIEW: Set design, themed rooms, teaching art classes, and running the Craft House are all part of the Director responsibilities. The objective of the Craft House Director is to create, establish, maintain, and administer a safe, enjoyable, and educational program for the campers who enjoy the Craft House each week. DUTIES: 1. Plan & implement daily crafts for campers which will enhance a camper’s understanding of the natural world, environment and ecology 2. Plan & implement an Elective Class for campers who have a vested interest in Arts & Crafts 3. Maintain a clean & functional Craft House, taking precautions to prevent campers from playing/working in or near dangerous areas or equipment. 4. Teach, prepare, & demonstrate age appropriate crafts that are interesting, creative, educational, and relevant to the Summer Camp Theme and the campers 5. Participate in the decorating of all evening programs alongside the other Program Staff 6. Ensure all camp staff has access to art supplies and be available to assist with decorating cabins and other program areas 7. Teach a Salvation Army children’s program class for both Music Camp and SAY camp 8. Use the Craft House and craft projects as an opportunity to enhance a campers’ learning and experience while connecting to the camp’s overall summer theme and daily core values 9. Prepare & implement a rainy-day plan for cabins assigned to the Craft House if necessary 10. Provide a safe environment for the campers to experience arts and crafts in the Craft House 11. Maintain & keep an inventory of craft materials, notify Program Director, in a timely manner, of supplies to restock 12. Assist with the opening and closing day procedures as requested by the Program Director 13. Assist the Program Director in preparing and actively participating in camp evening programs 14. Assist the Camp Director in any other duty as requested to maintain a consistently high level of efficiency in the operation of the camp. Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must be at least 18 years of age 2. Must possess interest, knowledge, and skills in Arts & Crafts 3. Prefer educational background in Art or Education 4. Must be organized and able to work with a wide range of ages 5. Must possess good moral character PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or sometimes continuous basis. 2. Ability to grasp, push, pull objects and tools 3. Ability to lift up to 25lbs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This job description should also identify the essential functions of the job, including any physical, cognitive, visual, auditory, and other abilities essential to fulfilling the job. Apply On-line