ERIC Number: ED354120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
It's My Job: Job Descriptions for Over 30 Camp Jobs.
This book was created to assist youth-camp directors define their camp jobs to improve employee performance assessment, training, and hiring. The book, aimed at clarifying issues in fair-hiring practices required by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), includes the descriptions of 31 jobs. Each description includes the job's minimum qualifications, its position in the chain of command, and specific and general responsibilities. An opening section offers information on the ADA and on creating one's own job descriptions. Food-service, maintenance, office, driver, and health-care positions are defined as "operations" jobs. Program directors, assistants, and counseling positions fall under "program" jobs. Specific jobs described in the book include directors and counselors in the following areas: (1) adventure/ropes course; (2) athletics; (3) bicycle trips; (4) creative arts; (5) environmental education; (6) gymnastics; (7) pool and waterfront; (8) archery; (9) ceramics; (10) creative writing; (11) dance; and (12) music. The book also includes information on job interviews, staff training, and counselor-in-training materials. Also included are sample applications, interview forms, and a subject index. (TES)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Camping, Disability Discrimination, Employment Interviews, Employment Qualifications, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Job Applicants, Job Development, Job Training, Occupational Information, Outdoor Education, Personnel Needs, Personnel Selection, Resident Camp Programs
American Camping Association Bookstore, 5000 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, IN 46151-7902 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Camping Association, Martinsville, IN.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990