Cooking & Recreation Helpers – 2018 Summer Camps   (Los Gatos and Menlo Park)

Lead recreation program plans and activities and in supervising children at a recreation center or playground for Summer, 2018.

Essential Duties 
This position will work as a team member to assist with planning and implementing activities for participants in the Chef Koochooloo Cooking and SEAM Summer program. Candidates need to possess good leadership skills and good organizational skills. 

Additional qualifications and duties include: 

  • Ability to stimulate interest in and appreciation for the various aspects of the cooking activities
  • Ability to deal effectively with groups and to assist with maintaining discipline and or control
  • Ensure safety of all participants
  • Program preparation and set-up

Prefer applicants with knowledge and skills of arts, cooking, crafts, movement, music, games and activities. Previous experience with school age children preferred. We prefer candidates with knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of Chef Koochooloo; ability to follow rules and program planning; ability to meet and to deal tactfully and effectively with program participants and the general public; courtesy. 

Chef Koochooloo Camps offer children, ages 5-12, experiences in becoming a cooperative part of the class. Staff help children become accustomed to respecting others, being kind and to work as a team, also promoting a sense of community within the classroom. Our emphasis is on cooking healthy recipes from around the world, imagination and STEAM. Daily activities include seasonal crafts, cooking, developmental movement, circle games, storytelling, singing, dancing and learning math and science.

Additional Information 
Candidates must be able to complete an orientation and the entire 8 week program which runs June 18, 2018 through August 17, 2018 . 

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment, including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee. 

English Speaker Camp facilitators will be placed in various camps in Los Gatos, CA.

Farsi speaking Camp facilitators will be placed in our Menlo Park, CA location.

Compensation: $15/hour