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Counselor/Instructor

Counselor/Instructor

Company: Frontier Trails Kids Camp
Contact Person: Marie Tubby / Camp Director
Location/Address:
10545 Hwy 60
Eganville, Ontario , K0J 1T0
Phone: 613-762-9087

Position Description

Position Purpose:

Counselors are responsible for their dorm of campers providing a safe, healthy, spiritual environment, leading some activities, and participating in caring for Frontier Trails Camp and its facilities.

Position Relationship:

Report to Program Director(PD), Camp Directors

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Providing Care, supervision, organization and leadership of cabin group of children ages 6-10 & 11-16
  • Belief in and support the mission of Frontier Trails Camp(required)
  • Lead your cabin group in Morning Get Start and evening Bedtime Story devotion.
  • Assume other responsibilities when required and as assigned
  • Prepare and lead an activity as assigned
  • Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested
  • Supervise your cabin group at meal times, rest time, rising, bedtime and cabin time.
  • Be available as needed for evening patrol
  • Carefully watch the health of your campers and report any irregularities
  • Take appropriate action in the event of an emergency
  • Maintain your dorm or cabin building and surrounding area in a clean, safe, and healthy manner
  • Care for the needs of each camper at all times and work towards building unity in the group
  • Spend time with your campers; be involved; seize teachable moments
  • Work with your PD in planning and participate in the evening program
  • Work to build staff unity, be sensitive and supportive of other staff members and loyal to camp policies
  • Complete Follow Up reports, birthday cards and Activity records as required, promptly and accurately
  • Fill out a personal / spiritual staff evaluation at the end of the week; go over it with your PD
  • Use your time off wisely – get your rest
  • Obey all camp rules
  • Be patient, enthusiastic, hard-working and caring
  • Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested
  • Be an example of good character and help to instill this exemplary character and self-esteem in campers & other staff.
  • Attend morning Staff & devotions Meeting

Pre-requisites:

  • Candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic team player who enjoys working with children and youth.
  • Completed Gr 12 or in post-secondary.
  • Experience in working with children and youth an asset.
  • First Aid & CPR  - Police Check
  • Must be able to work as part of a team in a demanding job.
  • He/she must be organized, prompt, and willing to work  some weekends during camp season and long hours during the summer.
  • Enjoy working with and around children ages 6-16
Posted: January 16, 2019 | Expires: June 15, 2019
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 6285 ]