The mission of 4-H Camp Bristol Hills is to provide youth with a unique, fun outdoor experience under the guidance of positive role models, emphasizing positive social interaction, environmental awareness and skill building.
The summer camp season includes 1 week of pre-camp that begins on Sunday, June 27, 2021 and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates of camp are July 4 - August 13, 2021.
Camp Assistant Counselors will be assigned to work a total of five (5) weeks, and will be scheduled to two (2) weeks off during the summer. Camp Assistant Counselors may be invited to work additional weeks, dependent on camper enrollments for each week.
Assists Cabin Counselor in responsibility for leadership and guidance of those campers in daily living, with special attention to: personal hygiene and safety, camper participation in all-camp activities, and meal time behavior and habits
Participates in all activities with their groups, making camp fun for their campers, teaching skills, providing encouragement and support.
Assigned to kitchen help on a daily basis to assist Food Service Director in dish washing and kitchen duties
Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules, policies, and traditions of the camp to the camper
Ability to be flexible and realize that needs of campers are foremost.
Serve as a positive role model in language, appearance, and behavior
Assume responsibility for health and welfare of campers in his/her bunk
Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities
Assure campers are properly supervised at all times
Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, and involvement and empowerment of youth
Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury or illness
Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns
Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns, and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior
17 years of age by the start of the summer season
Experience as a camper or working with children
CPR for the Professional Rescuer and/or First Aid Responding to Emergencies desired
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Ability to work with peers
Ability to plan and lead programs
Salary and Benefit Details
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are not available for this position.
Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.
To be considered for this position, all candidates must:
Complete *ALL* sections of the online application and questionnaires.
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