CABIN COUNSELOR (PART-TIME)
LOCATION
Point Fermin Outdoor Education Center (Located San Pedro, CA)
DUTIES
  • Supervise LAUSD students during their visit to science camp near the sea! Point Fermin OEC serves elementary, middle and high school students for 3-day/2-night adventure outings (Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri)

  • Sleep in a student cabin both nights during shift for student supervision

  • Lead team building and mindfulness activities, games, crafts, songs, and skits

  • Coordinate and oversee student meal times

  • Model and counsel students in appropriate behavior

  • Ensure the health and safety of students

  • Promote a positive team atmosphere

  • Assist with unloading loading of student luggage

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPECTATIONS
  • You MUST enjoy working with children (4th-12th grades) and have a sincere desire to make their science camp visit as exciting and memorable as possible

  • Minimum 18 years old and high school graduate or GED

  • Commit to working the entire school year (August 2021 – June 2022) 

  • Able to pass FBI and DOJ background checks; willing to be TB tested

  • Willing to be certified in First Aid and CPR

  • Exp. working with children helpful (teaching, coaching, mentoring, etc.)

  • Able to supervise up to 20 students with minimal supervision

  • Concern for equity and diversity and creating a safe space for all

  • Consistently perform with a high level of responsibility and integrity

  • Access to consistent, reliable transportation

  • Program staff assume the responsibility of parents/caregivers in what is often a child's first experience away from home and family - they are leaders, friends, teachers, problem solvers, mediators, expectation upholders and, most importantly, positive role models for students

SHIFT & COMPENSATION
  • 3-day/2-night weekly shifts available: Mon 9:30 a.m. to Wed 12:30 p.m. or Wed 12 p.m. to Fri 1 p.m.; various breaks throughout the shift

  • Counselors are paid 24 hours each shift at $15.91 per hour (~$382 per shift)

  • Counselors sleep in student cabins both nights (they essentially “live” on site for the 3-day shift)

  • This is a part-time temporary classified position; accrued sick days; no holiday or vacation pay

  • Paid training and ongoing access to LAUSD’s Professional Learning Network and Organizational Excellence Training

  • Access to discounted event tickets and amusement parks through LAUSD Employee Recreation Unit

  • Make a positive difference in children’s lives!