Experience and Skills
- Must be at least an incoming senior in high school.
- Must pass background check requirements, including a fingerprint screening
- Must be able to obtain or become certified in First Aid/CPR.
- Ability to interact with all age levels.
- Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in designated camp program areas.
- Ability to organize, plan and execute activities for children ages 7-14
- Demonstrated verbal communication skills.
- Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction.
- Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
- Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to an activity.
- Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Some physical requirements could be endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching; requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate outdoor equipment and camp activities; requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.; willing to live in a camp setting and serve irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities; and with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.