Camp Floater Counselor
Job Details
Experienced
Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Camp - Oak Springs - Statesville, NC
Seasonal
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PURPOSE:                            Responsible for the oversight of campers in the cabin setting.

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Unit Leader

SALARY RANGE:              $230-$300 a week (6-day work week) plus room and board.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with different groups of girls each day and assist where needed
  • Awaken campers on time, know and communicate proper attire for the day and activities.
  • Assist campers through the routines of camper life—including bedtimes, unit chores, meals, and activity transitions.
  • Be knowledgeable about the eating habits and diets of assigned campers.
  • Know the girls in the unit and help them respect the rights of others and understand the differences and similarities of other campers.
  • Supervise campers and ensure their physical and emotional health and safety at all times.
  • Assist in maintaining unit sanitation, housekeeping, and care of supplies and equipment.
  • Keep administration informed of day-to-day unit successes and concerns, as well as camper health and other unit issues.
  • Maintain a good rapport with parents and the community.
  • Keep required records and reports as requested by administrative staff.
  • Assist with check-in and check-out procedures.
  • Assist with the opening and closing of the entire camp.
  • Assist with the storing and packing of equipment for safety during and at the end of the season.
  • Willingness to clean and keep a tidy and organized work and living area.
  • Certifications in at least one specialized activity area preferred (ie Lifeguard, Small Craft Safety, ACCT level 1, Archery level 1)

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age of 18 as of June 1.
  • Belief in the purpose and value of the Girl Scouting movement, and hold current membership with Girl Scouts of the USA or willingness to become a member before June 1st.
  • Have good character, integrity, adaptability, patience, sense of humor, and enthusiasm.
  • Be willing to live in close proximity to campers.
  • Have good time management, organization, and communication skills.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision and relate to one’s peer group.
  • Possess current Red Cross Standard First Aid and American Heart Association CPR certification or ability to obtain prior to June 1st.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Any physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this would cause an undue hardship to the Council.

 

  • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching;
  • Moderate lifting (up to 35 pounds);
  • Walking on uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to 2 miles;
  • Endurance to meet emergency needs;
  • Ability to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours;
  • Ability to tolerate daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.

 

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT:

The above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an extensive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. The employee is expected to adhere to all organization policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the organization policies. 

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