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Summer Camp Counselor

General Responsibility:
Build relationships with kids and support the mission of Camp Timberline by reaching and strengthening kids for Christ. Counselor Coaches are responsible for the campers in their cabin and are the pace-setters for each day.


Minimum Qualifications:
• Strong Christian faith and active relationship with Christ
• Experience in working with children and teens
• Skill experience in sport/activity listed on second page
• Good character, integrity, and adaptability
• Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
• Able to develop fun, positive relationships with campers
• Effective communication skills
• Able to facilitate team building and fun activities
• Ability to relate to one’s peer group
• Ability to accept supervision and guidance
• Concern for safety and equipment maintenance
• Acute problem-solving abilities
• Physical activity at 9400 feet
• Current Adult & Child CPR certifications
• Wilderness First Aid certifications (course available through camp during Herd Week)
• Must be at least 18 years old and completed one year of college


Specific Responsibilities:
• Be with kids, and show them God through your life example
• Create a physically and emotionally safe environment that is positive and welcoming each day
• Create and teach a safe, well-rounded curriculum that relates to life lessons
• Participate in all activities and meals with enthusiasm as you make this the best week in a camper’s life
• Communicating through small groups
• Facilitate spiritual development for each camper in a relational environment
• Set a good example for campers and others, including cleanliness, punctuality, sportsmanship, sharing clean-up duties, and table manners.
• Proactive concern for safety and care of camp’s resources
• Enforce camp safety regulations
• Monitor the whereabouts of assigned campers at all times
• Identify needs of campers and facilitate problem solving
• Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group
• Respect each camper for their uniqueness; within each group help create a community of people (understanding and appreciating diversity, emphasizing communication and teamwork)
• Lifeguard certifications are welcome for lake activities
• Work alongside and support other staff
• Excellent customer service that exceeds expectations for both campers and parents

Time:  Part-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Support Staff / Intern

 

 

Updated: 11/1/2018 4:43:46 PM

Job Contact:
Trent Darrough
(970) 484-8462

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Why work at Camp Timberline:

Colorado's premier christian sports and mountain adventure camp, where campers are known and loved. We are looking for the best staff in the country that is Christ-centered in all things.

1207 Longs Peak Road
    Estes Park, CO 80517

(970) 484-8462

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