OUTDOOR EDUCATIon assistant (PART-TIME)
This is a weekend program position
LOCATION
Point Fermin Outdoor Education Center (Located San Pedro, CA)
DUTIES
  • Supervise LAUSD elementary students during their weekend visit to science camp by the sea! Point Fermin provides overnight science adventure outings for elementary, middle, and high school students throughout the school year.

  • Assist with instructing students in standards-based program curriculum

  • Sleep in a student cabin Fri & Sat nights for student supervision

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

  • 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, supervise, and assist with instruction of up to 20 students with minimal supervision

  • Able to safely lead student groups on city walks to visit local attractions (1 to 3 miles roundtrip)

  • 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
  • Fri 4pm – Sun 1pm (various breaks throughout the weekend)

  • Assistants are paid 24 hours each weekend at $15.91 per hour (~$382 per 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!