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Camp Jacobson – Counselor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicants must be available to work from 8:15am-4:15pm, Mondays through Fridays, for the full camp season, June 29th – August 21st (camp closed on July 3rd)
  • Incoming High School Senior and older
  • Desire to work with campers ages 3-13
  • Prior experience working with children is preferred

*Current CPR and First Aid certification required for counselors placed in Travel Camp

SPECIFIC TASKS:

  • Participate in daily activities with campers, including instructional and recreational swim periods.
  • Care for and supervise campers, including identifying and meeting the needs of individual campers.
  • Interact with campers – be actively engaged with campers at ALL times and at all activities including lunch, downtime, swim periods, arrival and departure.
  • Work with group leader and other staff members to accomplish goals of camp.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs including rainy day activities, special events and division programs.
  • Assist with leading activities including lunch, swim, Clubs and special events.
  • Attend staff meetings, pre-camp orientations, late night/overnight programs and field trips as required.
  • Provide opportunities for group interaction, problem solving and decision making.
  • Help campers develop positive attitudes toward cooperation, concern for others (adults and campers) and taking responsibility.
  • Carry out established roles in enforcing safety regulations and in implementing emergency procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by Camp Administration.

 

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