Solider Hollow Summer Camp Counselor
Job Details
SOLDIER HOLLOW - MIDWAY, UT
FT/PT Seasonal

Position Overview: The summer camp counselor position was created to provide supervise/manage youngsters ages 6 11 years old in activities at the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center and with local sport programs.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Camp season: June 13- 17, 20 24, 27 July 1, July 11-15, 18 22, August 1-5, 8-12
  • Supervise/manage youngsters from 8.30 11:30 am during camp dates.
  • Meet with parents prior to and at the end of each day.
  • Organize and lead campers each morning to activities at Soldier Hollow such as hiking, biking, orienteering and crafts.
  • Organize and implement sport or other activities in mornings
  • Supervise campers in between activities including snack time.
  • Supervise youngsters during transport to offsite activities.
  • Supervise youngsters during off site activities.
  • Staff should be actively involved in all activities. Helping with extra needs, kids that are disinterested, or those that may need to leave the activity for any reason.
  • Leave no child unattended.
  • Be positive, encouraging and provide equal attention to each camper
  • Manage/communicate with parents the childs experience in the camp
  • Ensure campers are taking environmental factors into consideration during camp
    • Hydration
    • Sun Block
    • Nutrition

Required Knowledge and Essential Skills

  • Strong sport background and experience
  • Ability to ride a mountain bike with moderate experience
  • Ability to lead hikes ranging from 1 to 5 miles, easy to moderate levels
  • Ability to navigate a team with a compass or GPS coordinates
  • Ability to relate to children
  • Experience working with children in a sport environment not required but recommended.
  • Highly motivated with leadership skills
  • Understand the cognitive, social and physical make up of children 6 - 11 years old.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must pass background check
  • Take Safe Sport certification course

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working with children.

 

Environmental Job Requirements

  • Ability to ride a mountain bike with moderate experience
  • Ability to lead hikes ranging from 1 to 5 miles, easy to moderate levels
  • Ability to use compass or GPS coordinates with accuracy

 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to be outdoors for extended periods of time
  • Ability to play games with children

 

Required In-House Training

  • New Employee Orientation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Hazardous Communications Program
  • Safe Sport certification

 

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