Program Specialist AmeriCorps-Photographer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-717896
    • Job Location: Hartland, WI, WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: January 08, 2020
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

 

Position Summary:

 

The Program Specialist - Photographer is responsible for capturing, archiving, editing and posting photographs of campers each week in all program areas of resident camp as well as day camp. This is a seasonal position.

AmeriCorps Summary

 

AmeriCorps members agree to complete a term of National Service; as they support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee programming and receive a set living allowance.  Upon successful completion of this term of service, AmeriCorps members are eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

Position Responsibilities:

Photograph campers in various activity areas.

Upload and sort all photographs into various labeled folders for Camp archiving and marketing use.

Post best photos to digital archiving website for parents and friends of CWM to access.

When on duty as program staff, account for the location of all youth for which you have direct responsibility.

Only use discipline techniques approved by the Camp Whitcomb/ Mason Behavior Management Plan and trainings.

Seek immediate medical help for any sick or injured youth.

Report medical emergencies as designated by the Camp Whitcomb/ Mason Emergency Action Plan.

Attend all meals and sit with youth during meals.

Act as a positive role model while at the pool, waterfront, archery range or other high risk program area. Only use techniques which are safe and appropriate. Provide careful supervision of youth during these times.

Keep accurate inventory of supplies and equipment.

Hand in maintenance request forms any time you notice areas or items in need of repairs.

Assist with the set up and take down of camp, which may include cleaning and landscaping.

Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funder.

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Some physical requirements of this position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

 

Environment:

 

The service environment characteristics described here are representative of those a member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Experience and Skills

Education Requirements:

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Some college, major in Physical Education or Recreation preferred

 

Experience Requirements:

 

  • One year of full-time experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds.
  • At least 18 years of age with one year of college or life experience.
  • Must be a citizen of the United States, a United States national, or a legal permanent resident of the United States.

 

Skills:

  • Proficient in various camera brands and digital archiving systems.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an AmeriCorps member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Some physical requirements of this position could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs; willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

 

Service Environment:

 

The service environment characteristics described here are representative of those an AmeriCorps member encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the service environment is usually moderate.

 

 

As an AmeriCorps Member of BGCGM, I have read and understand the requirements of my duties and responsibilities as stated in this service description. Further, I understand that my duties as well as policies and procedures may change over the course of my service.




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