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English Summer Camp Counselors/ Leaders for Easter/Summer

Deadline: Wed 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Wed 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 UTC
  • Germany: Bayreuth, Munich, Regensburg, Burghausen,Schwäbisch Hall,Haltern am See,Sylt,Amrum,Lake Chiemsee, Lake Spitzingsee, Lake Tegernsee.
  • Camps For Friends
  • Experience: ENTRY LEVEL
  • Positions: 50
  • Freelance Position
  • Short Term/Summer job

Job Summary

All applicants must possess a high level of maturity; be committed to fulfilling all duties with ethical conduct, individual initiative, creative problem solving, and responsive service; and be able to deal with children, parents, and other staff in a positive, courteous, tactful, and professional manner. Must be safety conscious and committed to providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all participants.

Details of Position

Camp Counselor Job Description
With 16 camp locations and 30 different programs, this will be a summer unlike any other, it won't be perfect or easy, but it will be worth it. Overcoming challenges through leaning on a community of 100+ like-minded camp staff.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, attentive Camp Counselor to lead, support, and motivate campers as they enjoy all that the camp has to offer. The Camp Counselor will help plan events and lead group events, monitor campers and respond to incidents, such as behavioral problems or accidents, log events and maintain records relating to activities, and discuss camper participation and concerns with parents and other camp staff members. You should be positive, proactive, ability to work with children between the ages of 9-16 in a residential outdoor setting and caring while focusing on giving campers a fun, safe camp experience. Lodging, meals are included and transportation within Germany to and from camps is reimbursed. Camp locations are throughout Germany please visit our website (link below).

To succeed as a Camp Counselor, you should be upbeat, decisive, and responsible. You should also be organized and possess strong leadership skills.

Camp Counselor Responsibilities:
Working with other camp staff members to plan and coordinate camp events.
Leading and supporting campers as they participate in age-appropriate activities.
Monitoring campers to ensure compliance with camp rules and prevent accidents.
Cleaning, maintaining and ensuring proper use of camp facilities and equipment.
Reporting and recording details of incidents, such as accidents or rule violations, to parents and camp staff
Problem Solving - There will be no perfect days at work, camp is no exception. You will be trusted to adapt and solve problems daily. Who knew so many problems could be solved with face paint?
Memorizing all emergency procedures and enforcing camp rules.
Participating in staff meetings.

Camp Counselor Requirements:
High School Diploma, equivalent, or active enrollment in school.
Experience working in camps, with children, or with specific activities may be preferred.
First aid, CPR, and additional training may be required or beneficial.
Physical ability to participate in activities, run, climb, swim, lift, or support the weight of children.
Ability to pass a background check.
High level of responsibility and accountability.
Upbeat, engaging personality.
Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.


Camp Leader Responsibilities:
Camp Team Leaders are needed for the 2020 Summer Camp Program. The Summer Camp Program consists of up to twelve weeks of camp activities for children ages 9 through 16. Leaders have opportunities for personal growth and development that make a summer spent with Camps for Friends Program a perfect balance between work and fun.

Leaders are responsible for maintaining and managing a safe and secure campsite with approximately 20 to 80 campers.

Applicants must be available to work from April 4 through Nov 11, 2020 amount of camp sessions are negotiable, approximately 30 to 45 hours per week. Applicants must also be able to attend all required staff training sessions prior to the beginning of camp. Starting wages will depend on the knowledge, qualifications, and experience.

Job Functions:
Provide or assist with providing overall supervision of camp operation, campers, and camp staff.
Coordinate on-site activities and trips.
Plan, create and carry out program activities.
Prepare facility by cleaning, sweeping, and collecting and disposing of trash.
Arrange supplies and equipment for patrons/participants and ensure equipment and supplies are functioning properly.
Maintain camper registrations and emergency notifications.
Communicate with parents, camp staff, and facility staff.
Administer first aid and/or CPR if necessary.

Physical Requirements
This job operates in an outdoor setting. While performing the duties of this job, the Counselor/Guide is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing duties of this job, the Counselor/Guide is required to regularly stand; walk up to 7 miles on uneven terrain. The Counselor/Guide must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Qualifications

Qualifications
What you will need to be considered:
Camp Leader: Have a high school diploma, high school equivalency diploma, or GED certificate, and a minimum of 2 years of previous paid experience working with youth.
All applicants must enjoy working with young people; be responsible, dependable, adaptable, and punctual; have excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills and leadership qualities; be able to make quick and sound decisions; be able to understand, carry out, and provide written and oral directions; have the ability to work independently and as part of a team; and be able to lift/carry materials up to 60 pounds. You must also be CPR/AED and First Aid certified (or be able to obtain such certification prior to beginning employment).

Salary and Benefits

Starting wages will depend on the knowledge, qualifications, and experience Camp Guides range 350-450 euros per week Leaders starting at 550+ euros per week.

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Camps For Friends
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