City of Boston

Assistant Supervisor - Camp Joy Summer Program

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2023 10:34 AM)
Req ID
Boston Cntr - Youth & Families
Regular Full-Time
BCC-Central Office
Posting End Date
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Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):


As a member of the Camp Joy staff and under the direct supervision of the Camp Joy Supervisor, the Camp Joy Assistant Supervisor is responsible for group supervision, group management, and childcare in the absence of or as directed by the Site Supervisor.


  • Supervise campers, counselors, and volunteers as directed by site supervisor.
  • Keep the supervisor informed at all times of what is going on within assigned group.
  • Review all Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
  • Plan and coordinate group activities focusing on the goals and objectives stated in the camper's IEP.
  • Keep accurate records of camper attendance. (State Dept. of Education and Boston Centers for Youth & Families requirement).
  • Maintain a current listing of those campers on medication (type, dosage and reason for administration and time to be given).
  • Provide crisis intervention services to participants in the program as needed.
  • Be involved in the planning and implementation of the pre-camp staff orientation and on-going in-services workshops for the counselors assigned to his/her group. 
  • Must prepare final reports on all children under his/her care.
  • Must evaluate staff under his/her care.
  • All other duties assigned by the supervisor or designee, including acting as counselor as required.
  • Perform related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 20 years of age or older
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience with special needs population. 
  • Minimum requirement: college senior majoring in special education or college graduate who has majored in special education or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and programming for a special needs population (educational or recreational)
  • Must show management potential.
  • Must have current First Aid & CPR Certificates.
  • Must be able to perform the duties assigned to counselors as required, including participating in a variety of activities such as swimming.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sexual Offender Record Information (SORI) checks required.

This position has received a waiver from the Boston Residency Commission establishing a temporary moratorium on the City of Boston Residency Ordinance for the period of June to September 2023. 

Anticipated Start Date: July 5, 2023
Anticipated End Date:  August 4, 2023
Hourly Rate: $25.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 30

Union/Salary Plan/Grade: Non-Union/ Non-Graded 


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