Feb 10, 2021

Floating Counselor

  • TrulyHired
  • Sharon, MA, USA

Job Description

If you love working with children, are hardworking, a team player and have a desire to constantly learn and grow, both personally and professionally, this is the place for you! Working as part of our organization, consistently ranked in the top 5 Camps in MA, you will positively impact the lives of children and adults and become part of our wonderful camp community. Our positions are a perfect fit for teachers, educators and students who aspire to be them one day! We also need Bus Counselors from many towns from all over MA and RI, so even if you don't live near Sharon you can easily work here. A Floating Counselor has the same job description as a Counselor or a Group Leader (if covering for one) or acts as an extra set of hands in a group. The Group Leader will be responsible for: Taking written attendance for their group (of 14-20 children). Keeping track of the number and whereabouts of all the campers in their group. Understanding the group's schedule and maintaining their punctuality as they travel around Camp. Completing weekly written assessments of all the children in your group. Regularly communicating, and giving/receiving feedback, with their supervisor (Division Leader) and counselors. Providing advice and guidance to the counselor/s in your group. Counselor Job Description: A Counselor at Everwood Day Camp is responsible for providing an amazing summer camp experience for a group of campers! Our groups have 14-20 campers per group and our ages range from 4 to 15 years old. This role involves acting as the following for the summer: parent, coach, mentor, role model, and friend. You will take your group of children from activity to activity, performing the role of coach or assistant coach in a wide variety of sports and arts. Our campus is in a rustic traditional camp setting with a dynamic program so you need to be physically willing and capable to actively participate every day of the summer in swimming, sports, arts and a variety of whacky special events. Requirements: An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual. The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers. 18+ years of age The ability and enthusiasm to swim comfortably, and assist with swim lessons, in a lake twice every day. A fun-loving and open-minded attitude, which means you always put the kids first and will always be prepared to be silly (e.g. get dressed up, play in jello), go beyond your comfort zone (paddle a cardboard box boat in a lake, do a zip line 20 feet up in the trees, go in a dunk tank, etc.) to inspire and motivate your campers! We welcome interviews via SKYPE, Facetime, or Zoom! DATES, HOURS AND PAY - The camp day runs from 9am to 4pm, with a work day of 8:20am to 4:00pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day), Monday to Friday (except July 5th, when we are closed). -Dates of Camp are from June 28th to August 27th (9 weeks, preferred) or August 20th (8 weeks). Staff trainings in late May and throughout June are also required (on evenings and weekends). - Salary for the Floating Counselor position is $2570+ for 9 weeks of work. Extra income (up to $1,000) can be made, working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff. **Housing is not provided. Staff must live locally. Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis. Everwood Day Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 10
  • Salary: $2,572 to $2,800 Stipend
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Equal Opportunity Employer
Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Job Requirements
  • None degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
Application Questions
There are no application questions required for this job posting.
Contact Information
  • Dane Pickles
  • 125 Lakeview St
  • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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