Work with a group of campers ages 4 through 11 alongside other Counselors and Inclusion Counselors. Participate in activities like art, sports, dancing, swim, and special events alongside campers.
Essential Functions of the Position:
- Engage and supervise the campers in programs and activities while under the position’s care.
- Know how many participants are under the position’s care, and know who and where they are at all times. Safely escort children to and from activities.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of campers served, interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations, and appropriately model behavior and use positive behavior-management techniques – enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control.
- Lead daily morning meetings with the guidance of the Program Director.
- Creatively plan and lead group activity time.
- Utilize active supervision when activities are in progress.
- Clean equipment between uses. Take part in the daily clean-up of the program area, including putting all toys and equipment away.
- Supervise in the pool with campers, assisting swim staff with their requests and needs, working hands-on with campers in the pool.
- Effectively communicate with supervisor, staff and campers.
- Comply with and participate in the County, State and American Camp Association requirements.
- Recognize, respond and report to Unit Head or Head Counselor any environmental and/or other hazards related to the activity or the program.
- Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.