Camp CIT/Junior Counselor Director

Job Description

Position Summary

Schedules, monitors, and supports the Counselors-in-Training (CITs) and Junior Counselors (JCs). Ensures the CITs and JCs are getting a full understanding of the camp experience. Works alongside the Camp Program Director to support or assist in daily programming when needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise CITs and JCs to ensure programs are creative, fun, and safe
  • Schedule all CITs and JCs daily responsibilities
  • Mentor CITs and JCs throughout the process and review the expectations for successful completion of the program
  • Teach CITs and JCs skills in program, personal awareness, camp craft, and leadership that will prepare girls for working with younger children
  • Provide guidance and support throughout their training, awarding the CITs with a certificate of completion at the end of the summer
  • Supervise CITs and JCs, delegate assignments, and write evaluations in a timely manner during mid-summer and end of the season review
  • Responsible for the oversight and scheduling of JCs to ensure compliance with Wage and Hour Laws
  • Maintains a visible presence on camp ensuring the CITs and JCs are present at assigned locations and on time for all events
  • Ensure safety of all campers and staff
  • Ensure staff are abiding by code of conduct, rules, and expectations
  • Ensure staff are modeling the mission of Girl Scouting
  • Provide an atmosphere conducive to developing good morale and well-being among the camp family
  • Counsel staff on an as needed basis
  • Conduct cabin inspections of CITs and JCs at random to ensure units are tidy and maintained throughout the day
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Support the check-in and check-out process

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must have previous experience working in a camp setting
  • Preferred experience working with young adults
  • Strong desire to work in teen leadership development
  • Must hold current CPR/First Aid certifications or be able to pass the training at camp
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Ability to live and work in the outdoors in conditions including but not limited to loud noises, heat, rain and cool temperatures.
  • Ability to walk a mile over uneven terrain
  • Ability to comfortably interact with the public
  • Ability to supervise staff and campers
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Attend and complete pre-camp training; as a result: ability to communicate and train staff in camp program and procedures, safety regulations, and emergency procedures
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the program and/or site
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to communicate and work with people of all ages and skill levels
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record, or ability to obtain international driver’s license
  • Fill in as a counselor when needed
  • Follow uniform standards and policies
  • Must pass required background check

To Apply

To apply, please complete our Job Application and email to [email protected]

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Camp Small Valley, Halifax, Pennsylvania
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