Mount Hermon

Holiday Day Camp Counselor

US-CA-Mount Hermon
2 weeks ago
Job ID
Program Ministries
# of Openings
Conference Center
Targeted Job Start Date


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


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.




  • 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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