Counselor,Terrier Camp

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

Supervisor: Camp Director, Camp Associate Directors and Camp Assistant Directors

Starting Pay: $15/hr.

General Duties:

  • Assist the Assistant Directors in all aspects of programming. Communicate regularly regarding concerns, updates, challenges and successes. 
  • Assist 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.
  • 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 and Assistant Directors.

Specific Duties:

  • Become familiar with camp medical forms and injury reports to be prepared in case of emergency.
  • Ensure campers’ safety as they switch from activity to activity.
  • Supervise field trip activities.
  • Work with Assistant Director 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.

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