Summer Camp Staff

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, May 20, 2021, 12:15pm

Address:

Horsham, PA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

WITH OVER 100 YEARS OF MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT ON KIDS, COME JOIN US FOR A SUMMER OF DISCOVERY, CAMARADERIE AND FUN.

Non-profit Camp looking for folks who can make good judgement calls, are hard working, self motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and prepared to dive into any and all activities that we offer.   We recruit staff who will be positive role models,  patient, compassionate and genuinely committed to the welfare and development of young people!   

Board/Accommodation provided

 

PROJECTED DATES Staff orientation and camp sessions run between June 7th (specialized training) or June 14 (counselor training) though August and 13th 2021.

Lifeguard and High Ropes training sessions offered

Full job descriptions can be provided by emailing programs@Collegesettlement.org 

We have residential (live at camp) and day only (live at home) positions for each of the following positions.  ALL staff members share counselor duties when not running their specific program activities. 

Below is a brief description of each job and the experience and qualifications required:

We prefer a minimum of 1 year post high school, or 1 year of college or work experience, but we will consider those with less depending on position
Previous experiences working with children is essential
Positive role models with the ability to set great examples for their campers in a fun-loving setting 
For specialized positions such as pool, trip, bikes, ropes or camper advocate positions - we require skill specific certifications and experience.  Details of these specific skills can be found by shooting us an email or checking each individual job description.

  • General Counselor (Minimum age 19+) Counselors work directly with their own group of 7-12 year old campers. Counselors spend summer participating in all the activities with their kids, and get to lead activities they have expertise in.  Counselors have the most vital position of the summer - and are the staff member making the magic happen for the campers! Bus counselor positions also available (ride the bus to/from Philadelphia with campers as supervisors)
  • Village Leader (Minimum age 21+)  Coordinate all aspects of a camp “village” consisting of 30 campers plus 5 staff.  Schedule and organize village activities, mentor and supervise counselors, act as village lead, support staff in their daily programs. Experience with camp programs, youth work, supervisory/leadership experience required. 
  • Environmentalist (Minimum age 19+) Environmental Education specialist lead small group activities such as creek crawls, nature hikes, fun "nature stuff".  They are responsible for and teach about our camp animals collection - donkeys, goats, chickens, snakes, etc. Experience with teaching, environmental education, science education or other relevant experience required. 
  • Bike Program Leader (Minimum age 19+) Lead mountain biking activities round camp, teach campers bike safety, teach campers how to ride a bike - perform basic bike maintenance on fleet. Experience with basic bicycle maintenance desired
  • High Ropes Program Leader (Minimum age 19+) Previous experience required  Lead climbing tower and high ropes activities, teach basic belay skills, set up and take down equipment and perform all safety checks. Experience with climbing belay systems, high ropes required.
  • Swim Instructors/lifeguards (Minimum age 21+)   Provide safety coverage at our two pools and coordinate swim lessons, pool games, create fun aquatic events. Previous swim teaching and or lifeguarding experience and current Lifeguard Training/CPR certification required (or be able to complete by summer) 
  • Camper Advocate (Minimum age 21+)   Provide support to camp staff to assist campers with any behavioral or emotional concerns while at camp. Lead workshops on positive communication and esteem building activities. Previous experience in counseling, special education, behavior management or youth development required  

How to Apply:

To apply directly or learn more, either head to our website  

or go directly to our online application