GENERAL FUNCTION: A summer camp counselor lends support to the entire Summer Camp staff and structure. To provide leadership and guidance to a cabin of children, ensuring the health and well-being of each camper. To participate in the general planning and delivery of the summer camp program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Live with and lead a cabin of campers, help each camper adjust to camp life and build cabin and village unity. • Enforce safety and health regulations. • Guide the individual camper in participation of group and camp activities. • Assist with program activities and other activities in the village working closely with the Camp Leadership • Have a leadership role at a table in the dining hall during meals. • Follow all camp policies, rules and regulations as prescribed by the Director and Assistant Director. • Supervise and assist the cabin group in all cleaning activities, including deep cleaning facilities after campers depart. • Teach in program areas; supervise recreational activities, special events and evening programs. • Provide support and be a role model to additional cabin members, such as CITs. • Evaluate activities and growth of campers at the end of each session. • Any other duties assigned that enhance any/all camp programs and the experiences of all campers and participants at YMCA Storer Camps.
Apply by: February 6 2018
Camp/Organization: YMCA Camp Storer (ACA Accredited)
Location: Jackson, MI
Type of Position: General Staff
Time Frame: Seasonal
Must be at least 18 years of age and graduated from High School. Must have a sincere desire to work with children. Have current certifications in CPR and First Aid. Lifeguard certification encouraged.
Some experience working with elementary age children. Lifeguard certification encouraged.