Camp Counselor

Employment Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: Experienced working in camps or with children
Compensation: $16-$22 Hourly
Age requirement: 15yrs old +

Job Description
Hamptons United Methodist Church seeks enthusiastic, attentive youth ages 15 and older and adults to lead, support, and motivate campers as they participate in our August program. Camp counselors will receive training to fully support the activities of the children while ensuring their health and safety.
Camp counselors will help plan events, lead group activities, monitor campers and respond to incidents, such a behavioral problems or accidents.
Counselors should be upbeat, decisive, and responsible, as well as possess strong organizational and leadership skills.
Responsibilities:
  • Work with other camp staff to plan and coordinate camp events
  • Lead and support campers as they participate in appropriate activities
  • Monitor campers to ensure compliance with camp rules and regulations
  • Clean, sanitize, and maintain proper use of camp area and equipment
  • Report details of incidents to camp director
  • Lead campers during all emergency procedures
  • Participate in pre-camp training and all staff meetings
Details:
Dates: July 18-22 Mandatory staff training and orientation
Aug 8-Sept 2 program dates with campers
Camp Work Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm
Requirements:
  • Experience working in camps or with children or in a camp setting
  • High level of responsibility and accountability
  • Upbeat, engaging personality
  • Strong communication and leadership skills

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