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Teaching Assistant, Youth Camp Life Enrichment

Teaching Assistant, Youth Camp Life Enrichment

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The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


This is a part-time, temporary position.

There are multiple positions available under this posting. 


Job Summary:

Assisting and supporting the youth program instructors during the Summer Education Experience for Kids (SEEK) and other youth camps.  The Youth Teaching Assistant helps the instructor in achieving classroom objectives, supports the students with classroom activities; ensures the safety of the children during class, helps with classroom management, and other duties as assigned.


Compensation: $10.51/hr.


Screening Date: Positions are open until filled, screening will begin immediately.


Start Date: June 4th, 2018.


Essential Functions

  • Attend mandatory orientation training prior to supporting the program
  • Support students and instructors with all classroom activities
  • Assist instructor with classroom management
  • Of utmost importance, ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children at all times

Nonessential Functions: 

  • Other duties which support the youth programs at LCCC


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are essential
  • Daily interaction with students, staff and parents to the youth programs require these skills to be successful
  • Excellent customer service skills are required—able to communicate in an effective manner in one-on-one conversations and in small groups
  • The ability to accurately determine other’s needs, to collect information from which to make solid and accurate recommendations, and then follow through when needed are all essential to student success
  • The ability to deal effectively and professionally with children, staff and parents requires the skills of courtesy and tact
  • When decisions need to be made, must be able to act on own initiative while exercising sound judgment within established rules, guidelines, and processes and to also recognize when to involve Program Manager
  • Attention to detail is a skill that’s used daily, sometimes even hourly
  • The completion of all required processes has an immediate and profound impact on every customer we serve
  • These interactions build a solid foundation which leads to student success and brings students back


Physical/Mental Demands: 

  • Must be able to attend evening and weekend events where applicable
  • Must be able to attend mandatory training session prior to youth camps
  • Must be able to walk long distances, lift 25 pounds and stand for extended periods of time



  • Must be a minimum of 16 years or older


  • Experience working with children
  • Prior experience in an educational setting 
  • Prior experience volunteering or working at an LCCC youth camp
  • Familiarity with subject-knowledge of the particular course being taught
  • CPR Certification





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Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,