Counsellor


Reports to:
Camp Director, Assistant Camp Director, Senior Head Counsellor, Head Counsellor, Senior Program Staff and Junior Program Staff

Work Dates:
(All) Staff Training: June 24th – June 25th, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)
(Boys) July 3 – July 28, 2017 (Monday to Friday)
(Girls) July 31 – August 25, 2017 (Monday to Friday)

Job Description:
As an STB Counsellor you will lead a group of 6 to 9 campers for the duration of each five day camp session. Counsellors are responsible for providing an exceptional camp experience for all campers while ensuring a safe and fun environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Including but not limited to,

  • Care for and live with a group of 6 to 9 campers
  • Welcome your group in a warm, friendly and caring manner, create a positive and supportive atmosphere within the cabin, and get to know your campers
  • Ensure that camp rules are clearly explained and understood
  • Responsible for knowing the location of your campers 24 hours a day
  • Monitor the daily progress and general welfare of campers in your cabin (e.g. following rules, overall health, participation, having fun, etc.)
  • Lead the campers to activities throughout the day and participate with them in camp activities
  • Supervise camper’s day; cabin clean-up, meal times, daily programs, special activities, campfire, bedtime, etc.
  • Enthusiastically and professionally carry out shared duties such as: night duty, beach duty, etc.
  • Be a full participant in all aspects of camp life
  • Carry out any other task/responsibility as designated by the Camp Director and/or Assistant Camp Director

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Mature individual who desires to work with children in a dynamic outdoor setting
  • Excellent role model, modeling honesty, integrity and respect
  • Possess enthusiasm, energy, patience and a sense of humour
  • Ability to work with all children, including those who are challenging
  • Team player, ability to work well with a variety of personalities and to give and receive feedback

Assets (not required):

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Active member of school community

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