Counselor

ESF Summer Camps Newtown Square , PA 19073

Posted 2 days ago

Position Summary

A Counselor is responsible for the supervision of campers, promoting and actively participating in all camp activities, providing a safe and fun learning environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective/Purpose

We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization's mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages.

Position Scope Factors

Counselors are employed at the following camps;

  • Mini Camp: 3 year olds (Greenwich Academy, Haverford School & Episcopal Academy locations only)

  • Day Camp: 4 8 year olds

  • Senior Camp: 9 15 year olds

  • Dream Camp: 6 9 year olds (Trinity College & Girard College locations only)

  • Dream Camp: 10 - 16 year olds (Girard College only)

Essential Job ResponsibilitiesGroup supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development

Promote and actively participate in all camper activities & projects

Work effectively with co-counselors and collaborate on daily responsibilities

Teach or assist with camp programs

Complete assigned paperwork

Serve as a positive role model to campers

Follow the ESF Code and maintain the ESF Look at all times

Exhibit ESF Core Values at all times and adhere to all company policies

Have fun

Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for SuccessUnderstand and support the mission of the organization

The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner

Positive attitude

Commitment to the growth and development of youth

Patient, caring and creative

Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work

Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and works quickly to find solutions

Flexible, adaptive and a Team player

Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience RequirementsPrevious experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher

Previous camp counselor experience (preferred)Education RequirementsMinimum of 18 years of age

High School Graduate pursuing college degree

Other Skill RequirementsOutstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community

Reporting RelationshipsReports directly to and takes direction from Camp Director. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Site Director.Working Conditions and Physical RequirementsAbility to push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of 35lbsEndurance to work outside and on your feet for 6-8 hours per day

Ability to respond to emergency situations which may require running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and climbing stairs.Good physical condition which enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position

ESF, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All candidates who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply!


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