Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 21-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • IROEC
  • Orange, CA, USA
  • 15.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

GENERAL

The overnight chaperone is primarily responsible for overseeing the health and safety of students grades 5-12, overnight in a bunkhouse during overnight field trips. Staff will be scheduled in pairs to oversee a bunkhouse with a maximum of 48 campers.

Part time overnight hours: 8:30pm-8:00am

Projected start date: October 2022

This position supports the missions and operations of the Orange County Boy Scouts of America and the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center.

The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

The mission of The Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center is to serve all youth of Orange County by providing quality outdoor educational programs that instill in them an appreciation of the outdoors and the environment, teach effective teamwork, instruct about the cultural history of Orange County, and provide access to the natural resources of the surrounding areas.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum age requirement is 18
  • Ability to work overnight programs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Maintains certification in Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED

JOB DUTIES

  • Create a safe and fun overnight experience for campers
  • Interact with campers through conversation, games, and activities in the bunkhouse
  • Ensure campers are well rested and prepared for day activities
  • Display a positive attitude and assist campers if a need arises
  • Approach campers missing home with kindness, understanding, and patience
  • Provide basic first aid (within if needed
  • Follow and implement the standards and policies of OCBSA and IROEC
  • Sleeping is permitted for chaperones, but chaperones must stay attentive to camper needs as they arise

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS

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

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk for extended periods.
  • Employees must be able to lift or move items weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted.
  • Requires making decisions which affect co-workers, guests, and the image of the company, soliciting help from managers as needed to improve decision-making skills.
  • Includes responsibility for the health and safety of self and others.
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