Mount Hermon

Holiday Day Camp Counselor

US-CA-Mount Hermon
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1672
Category
Program Ministries
# of Openings
5
Conference Center
Targeted Job Start Date
11/22/2017
Type
Seasonal

Overview

Seasonal Part-Time

 

 

Position Objective:

 

Day Camp Counselors are responsible to model a genuine Christian lifestyle to primary youth, providing campers safety and well-being while befriending campers to nurture spiritual growth through program activities and curriculum.

 

Key Job Accountabilities:

 

  • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through discipline and guidance of campers
  • Responsible to coordinate with Day Camp Team Leader the implementation of a variety of camp activities and curriculum
  • Responsible to lead and assist in crafts, music, drama, group games, etc.
  • Responsible to share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including workspaces and supplies clean and orderly
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

  • None

Qualifications

General Qualifications:

 

A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon’s mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs.  Of strong moral character and integrity.

 

Education/Certifications/Licenses:

 

  • High school graduate preferred
  • Some college experience preferred
  • CPR/First Aid certified preferred

 

Work Experience:

 

  • Prior experience with Day Camp is preferred
  • Prefer prior experience in leadership roles in camp settings

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Preferred previous experience working with children
  • Emotionally mature and willing to accept responsibility
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be prepared to problem solve on the job

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:

 

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, hiking, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15-60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children.  

 

Additional Requirements:

 

  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • May be required to work with campers with special needs through our 1-on-1 program in assisting them physically, cognitively, and emotionally as they engage the camp experience in a way best suited to their individual needs.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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