Assistant Director, Camp Terrier

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
11 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
11 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Supervisor: Camp Director and Camp Associate Directors

Starting Pay: $18/hr.

General Duties:

  • Assist the Camp Director/Associate Directors in all aspects of programming.
  • Meet/communicate regularly regarding concerns, updates, challenges and successes.
  • Act as lead counselor for camp programs and activities with an assigned group of campers.
  • Monitor daily attendance and be aware of any late arrivals and/or early pick-ups during the day.
  • Coordinate daily breaks for other counselors while still ensuring a proper counselor-to-camper ratio.
  • Stress the importance of good sportsmanship, manners and trust amongst everyone at camp.
  • Ensure maximum participation from campers and provide opportunities so that each individual experiences success while at camp.
  • Set a good example for campers in all areas, including cleanliness, punctuality, clean-up chores, rules, sportsmanship and safety.
  • Make sure all equipment and supplies are ready and set-up for activities in advance and that it is properly cleaned up and stored at the conclusion of the activity or day.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Camp Director, Executive Camp Director as well as the Associate Directors

Specific Duties:

  • Submit all required paperwork on time.
  • Become familiar with camp medical forms and injury reports to be prepared in case of emergency.
  • Submit camp log at end of day to Camp Director/Associate Directors.
  • Oversee and ensure campers’ safety as they switch from activity to activity.
  • Supervise field trip activities.
  • Work with Camp Director/Associate Directors on alternate activities in the event a planned activity must be cancelled (as during inclement weather).
  • Prepare for and actively participate in pre-camp training and weekly meetings.

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