CABIN COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION
- All Cabin Counselors report directly to the Head Counselor. Additionally, they will receive oversight from the Director.
- Active Christian faith and ability to support the theological doctrine & practices of the Episcopal Church
- Passion and ability to work well with youth and adolescents
- Comfortable with building Christian community through teaching, leading, and equipping others
- Passion and ability to facilitate harmonious relationships and interactions between staff and campers
- Ability to perform potentially strenuous physical activities (running, swimming, long days in summer weather, etc.)
- Ability to give and receive constructive criticism
- Creativity and problem solving skills in all types of high-stress and fast-paced situations
- Facilitate programs designed to build independence and self-confidence in youth.
- Facilitate experiences that allow campers to form lifelong friendships, experience new adventures and explore their faith in a welcoming Christian community.
- Teach the importance of respect towards each other and the world around them.
- Mentor, pray, and care for campers who need extra support (fitting in to camp, homesickness, conflict, etc.)
- Be responsible (with counselor cabin mate) for up to 12 campers in your cabin.
- Lead devotion each night in cabin.
- Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of camp facilities, including leading campers in daily chores.
- Ensure campers go to infirmary for their medicine times.
- Lead and supervise campers in games, events, swimming, canoeing, faith formation, worship, small group discussion, and more.
- Work well as a team with other staff and volunteers to plan, prepare, and implement the camp program.
- Teach and mentor Counselor-In-Training participants
- Be prepared to implement any additional work responsibilities that may be asked of you.
Desired Specific Qualifications:
- At least 18 years of age and high school graduate at time of application
- Experience working well with kids
- Experience teaching others
- Experience working in ministry setting
- Experience leading group activities
- Must be able to become certified in First Aid & CPR (Camp will provide class)
- Must pass a drug screen
- Must complete online child abuse awareness & prevention prior to first day of work
It is possible to make arrangements for positions to be paid internships. After you submit your application, please speak with Daniel about this possibility.