Camp Grant Walker Instructor (Food & Fitness) - Grant Parish - R00077248

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center, Pollock LA

Position Description: This individual will serve as the lead instructor who teaches nutrition and fitness subject matter in a track format to an audience of a maximum of 25-50 youth at a time, grades 4th - 6th, in a camp setting. This person will be responsible for meeting with and mentoring two other assigned camp staff before and after track time each day. The instructor will join other summer staff in providing safe supervision of youth while at camp and will support 4-H professionals, volunteers and members in conducting meaningful educational experiences to help a child develop social skills. Works under the direct supervision of the 4-H Program Coordinator to implement all policies and procedures of the LSU AgCenter and the Louisiana 4-H Youth Development program.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach fitness and nutrition curriculum, utilizing a mix of outdoor and classroom settings for campers.
  • Prepare and coordinate track lesson plans with the 4-H Program Coordinator prior to camp.
  • Maintain, manage, and request equipment and supplies.
  • Clean teaching spaces daily.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Nutrition, or field related to food and nutrition.
  • At least one year of teaching experience and expertise.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
  • Professional communication skills both written and oral. Work efficiently with youth in group situations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Incorporate adult volunteers and campers into the track as teaching assistants/helpers who are also learners.
  • Ability to communicate and direct small and large groups of youth.
  • Flexibility in schedules and programming.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent coordination and program management skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

Salary: $3,000.00 for a ten-week period.

Date Available: Camp session is May 22-July 28, 2023. LOST Camp takes place August 3-6, 2023. Work hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday each week from 7:30 am until 12:00 pm, plus prep and clean-up time. The camp is not in session the week of June 19-23, 2023. The required training period will be May 11 – May 19, 2023.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2023, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers

MUST submit a cover letter, resume, official transcripts, and two letters of recommendation for application to be considered complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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