1. Must have completed one full year of college.
2. Must be at least two years older than the oldest camper age group (oldest camper=17 years old).
3. Past experience working with youth.
4. Must have strong communication and human relation skills.
5. Able to accept supervision and guidance and assist in activities where needed.
6. Desire to live and work in remote camp community.
7. Desire to work with children and ability to supervise them in related activities.
8. Good character, integrity, flexibility and adaptability.
9. Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.
10. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position successfully.
11. Desired Qualifications (not required)
· Certification in lifeguard training (American Red Cross)
· First aid and CPR
1. Must be able to effectively work with the campers, counselors, supervisors and other staff.
2. Ability to communicate any problems with staff or campers to Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director, or Head Counselor(s).
3. Ability to assist campers and staff in the transition of camp life.
4. Good physical condition with mobility, visual and auditory skills to maintain control of 8-10 campers in a variety of environments (in the dorms, on hikes, in learning sessions, in the water, etc).
5. Ability to lift, carry and move heavy objects when necessary.
6. Good communication and organization skills are necessary to ensure a good experience for the staff and campers.
7. Ability to properly respond to emergency situations and enforce appropriate safety rules.
2. Full meals at the camp dining hall when the kitchen is in operation.
3. Workers compensation insurance and State disability insurance.
4. Ability to participate in camp programs.
5. Opportunity to live and work in a beautiful outdoor environment.
First year counselors will receive $350.00/week.