Camp Counselor

Fantastic Experience as a Camp Counselor at a Scenic Summer Camp!
Job Description

Camp Counselors are responsible for the overall leadership, guidance and program of camp participants. Counselors must be willing to work in either a day camp or resident camp role. PLYC is an inclusive camp and counselors must be willing to work with all campers, regardless of ability level.  Counselors build relationships with campers, between campers, and within the camp community. Counselors must identify and meet the needs of all campers and participants, making each experience positive and unique. Safety must be a counselor’s number one priority. Counselors must assist in teaching skills and program activities while maintaining standards that lead to a safe and quality progressive program. A counselor must have integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, and respect. Seasonal position summer 2022, employment from early June 2022 - August 20, 2022.

Qualifications

To Apply: Must be an individual of at least 18 years old, previous childcare experience preferred. Must have CPR Certification AND be willing to RECEIVE AT LEAST ONE CERTIFICATION in the areas of archery, zipline or lifeguarding. (These certifications may be acquired before or at Phantom Lake.) Counselors must possess the ability to accept guidance and supervision and a desire to stand out and take initiative. Must be able to handle many different types of camper situations and think on your feet. This is a full-time, live-on-site position. This is a temporary, seasonal summer 2022 only position.

Essential Functions

Camp Counselors are responsible for the overall leadership, guidance and program of camp participants. Counselors must be willing to work in either a day camp or resident camp role, will rotate weekly. Counselors build relationships with campers, between campers, and within the camp community. Counselors must identify and meet the needs of all campers and participants, making each experience positive and unique. Safety must be a counselor’s number one priority. Counselors must assist in teaching skills and program activities while maintaining standards that lead to a safe and quality progressive program. A counselor must have integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, and respect.

Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Required Certifications: First aid, CPR, and AED. American Heart Association or Red Cross preferred. Can be acquired at camp.

Required Certifications

Required Certifications: First aid, CPR, and AED. American Heart Association or Red Cross preferred. Can be acquired at camp.