Summer Camp Counselor

  • Job Reference: 579520809-2
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2022
  • Recruiter: ALC/LVMA
  • Location: Emmaus, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for a Summer Camp Counselor to supervise young campers and make sure they learn and have fun. What do Camp Counselors do? The most important out of all Camp Counselor duties is to ensure campers are always safe. You will be responsible for overseeing their activities and ensuring they don't get lost or hurt. The job duties of a Summer Camp Counselor include planning summer camp games, educating children and teenagers and setting up equipment. Being reliable and able to build good relationships with children are two essential traits of a Summer Camp Counselor. You need to have knowledge around outdoor activities, like swimming, canoeing and sports. If you are patient, energetic but strict when needed, we'd like to meet you.

Bonus Opportunities

- $300 Paperwork Bonus

Arrive for first day of onboarding with all clearances, paperwork, and trainings. (Applicant will receive full list with employment offer)

- $500 Sign-on Bonus

Paid in two installments: $250 on first day in the classroom and $250 with 90-day review (Applicant will receive additional details with employment offer)

Summer Camp Counselor Responsibilities

Plan outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers
Create weekly or daily schedules while considering children's age groups and interests
Lead recreational and educational activities (such as swimming, hiking or crafting)
Escort and oversee children
Educate campers through games and explorations
Set up and maintain equipment
Resolve occasional fights between children and address behavioral issues
Make sure all safety rules are followed
Ensure campers interior space is clean and that campers don't litter recreational areas or nature
Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed
Keep accurate incident logs

Summer Camp Counselor Skills

Proven experience as Camp Counselor or similar role working with children
Familiarity with various outdoor activities
Patient and reliable
Organizational and communication skills
A love for children
Energetic and positive personality
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like hiking, running, crouching or carrying children)
First aid- and CPR-certified preferred
High school diploma