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Camp Counselor

Posted: 03/17/2024

Position Title: Camp Counselor
Department: Programs
Reports to: Summer Camp Coordinator
Salary: Hourly wage based on experience, years of Club service & education
Status: Seasonable part-time and full-time Monday through Friday Starting in Mid- May and ending in mid to late August

BASIC FUNCTION: Camp Counselors are responsible for the implementation and supervision of summer activities and programs. Supervision requires you to maintain a physically and emotionally safe environment at all times. Additionally, Camp Counselors are to work towards establishing positive relationships with all Club members.

Camp Counselor Qualifications:

• Enthusiasm & upbeat personality
• Enjoys being in the company of children
• Leadership
• Alertness
• Communication skills
• Patience
• Problem-solving skills
• Stamina
• Caring personality
• Organization skills
• Mediation skills
• Ability to perform a variety of tasks outside in various climates
• Follow directions and be part of a team
• Knowledge of youth development
• Ability to motivate 2nd – 8th grade youth and manage behavior problems
• Ability to implement quality programs for youth
• Ability to supervise children in a safe environment
• Willing to become certified in CPR and First Aid
Should be physically fit to engage in Club programs with Club members, when necessary, which may require being
active for long periods. Activities will be held outdoors for long periods (weather permitting). Must be able to
understand speech at normal levels; speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly’ and have the
physical agility to lift 30 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential function of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions: duties are performed throughout the Clubhouse at the BGC of Sparta; the noise level in the work environment will fluctuate from moderate to high.
The BGC of Sparta is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities,
qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.

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