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.