Counselor Job Description

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Counselor Job Description 2016-02-07T20:02:11+00:00

Counselor
Responsible to: Program Director and Unit Leaders
Responsibilities:
• promote the attributes of the C.A.M.P. Wakeshma community
• lead junior counselors and campers
• report any signs of abuse to the camp director
• greet campers and parents during check-in
• check cabin every 15 minutes during free time
• facilitate class
• work with and privately point out homesick campers to mentor unit leaders
• take part in a work period
• live in cabin with campers
• organize campers at flagpole
• conduct a headcount of cabin group when instructed
• help make sure campers are listening during directions and announcements
• sit with campers during meals
• sing camp songs after lunch and dinner with cabin
• make sure that all campers have checked out the appropriate way
• clean cabin at end of each week – bleach mattresses, sweep floors, empty garbage cans, place
items left behind in lost and found, turn off lights and fans, close doors
• attend daily meetings to exchange information with camp directors
• perform other duties as determined by the Executive Camp Director
Leave time: Counselors will get 3 “nights out,” from just after taps to midnight, during weeks camp is
in session from Sun.- Sat. For shorter weeks, they’ll get 2 nights out. During these “nights out,”
counselors must stay at camp between the lodge and the waterfront unless given specific permission
otherwise.