Summer Camp Counselor


Happy Hollow Children's Camp
3049 Happy Hollow Road
Indianapolis, IN 47448
United States

Industry
Camping
Job Start Date
5/30/2021
Job End Date
7/30/2021
Application Closing Date
5/24/2021
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $2,400 To $2,800
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

JOB SUMMARY: Happy Hollow Summer Camp, which hosts 8 weeks of overnight camp for children ages 7-14, is seeking enthusiastic, responsible, and creative Cabin Counselors to provide a safe and memorable experience for our campers. Our Cabin Counselors are responsible for an assigned cabin group of 6 - 9 campers during each week of camp. Duties include monitoring meals, overseeing transitions to and from scheduled activities, and leading group games. The ideal candidate should be an excellent multitasker with a genuine passion for working with and empowering young people.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Abide by all camp rules
  • Successfully complete pre-camp staff training
  • Assume the responsibility for each camper’s safety and well-being at all times.
  • Set a good example for campers and others at all times
  • Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment, and facilities
  • Submit all required reports on time
  • Guide cabin groups in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities
  • Carry out established roles for supervising camper health
  • Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations
  • Supervise all assigned aspects of the campers’ day including morning reveille, cabin clean-up, meal times, rest time, evening activities, getting ready for bed, and after-hours duty as assigned
  • Help campers plan their participation in camp-wide programs, special events, and activities
  • Assist in teaching or leading activities
  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group
  • Develop opportunities for interaction between campers and staff
  • Provide opportunities which allow for each camper to experience success
  • Provide opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns
  • Help each camper meet the goals established by the camp for camper development
  • Know your limitations and always be flexible
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

High school graduate, or at least 18 years of age
Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
First Aid/CPR certification (camp will provide)
At least 1-2 years of youth leadership experience preferred
Ability to accept supervision and feedback
Good character, integrity, and adaptability
Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
Ability to pass a background check
Physical ability to participate in strenuous activities (hiking, swimming, climbing)
Camp
Happy Hollow Children's Camp
Chris Chappell
3049 Happy Hollow Road
Indianapolis IN 47448
United States
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