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2019 Summer Camp Counselor

Jefferson Valley, Jefferson Valley, New York, United States of America Req #39
Friday, May 10, 2019

  Exceptional Staff Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle in a Unique Environment



Are you passionate about exercise and living a healthy lifestyle?  Would you like to help others do the same?  


For over 45 years Club Fit staff has worked hard to create a club environment dedicated to helping people achieve their health and fitness goals in a state of the art facility with support, guidance and motivation from a professional and knowledgeable staff. The organization has been amazingly successful and has helped many people lead healthier lives. We are proud that the communities we serve are better due to the work we do. People lead healthier and more active lives with our help than they would without us. We are very aware of the benefits people receive from the active and healthy lifestyle we help them pursue. People are able to do more, be more active and be sick less as a result of the work we do. Most of all, they are able to spend more time with the ones they love. This is the foundation of the work we do. 

We currently have openings for people who enjoy working in a unique environment 
and helping others focus on their physical and mental well-being. 

Job Title:  Camp Counselor
 

Job Purpose

  • Provide group supervision of campers.  Enhance the camp experience while demonstrating leadership skills and attention to detail for the campers’ health, happiness, discipline, cleanliness, safety, character and skill development.

Operations

  • Enhance each camper’s experience while taking responsibility for their health and well-being
  • Camp is a fun learning experience.  Set a good example in ALL you do at camp.  
  • Communicate safety and health guidelines to campers and ensure that they understand them
  • Initiate the emergency response plans when necessary and perform basic first aid if needed
  • Cooperate and work as a team player, promoting a positive environment
  • Provide leadership and support to fellow counselors
  • Provide a fun and safe environment and promptly communicate any concerns
  • Take daily attendance and carefully monitor and account for children in your charge throughout the day
  • Organize and lead activities, promoting camper participation in all activities
  • Safely escort the campers from station to station
  • Conduct lunch management duties and promote good manners
  • Monitor swimming activities as required
  • Complete the daily routine duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Department Strategy and Communication

  • Work closely with camp directors and other camp staff to resolve difficulties with programs, campers or Club
  • Attend weekly meetings after camp to discuss any issues and brainstorm new ideas for the following week
  • Attend department applicable training sessions
  • Be knowledgeable of other club departments, programs and events, demonstrating a commitment to embracing the neighborhood
  • Communicate with parents, members and club staff, ensuring that everyone is certain that we care about their well-being

Professional and Technical Knowledge

  • Ongoing Club Fit Training

  • Professional Certification

    • CPR / AED a plus but not required

  • Education and Experience  

    • Experience working with children in a sports clinic or academic capacity a plus

Team Work

  • Demonstrate accountability, responsibility and attention to detail for work
  • Have a positive attitude toward Club Fit and fellow staff at all times
  • Be punctual for all scheduled shifts or arrange for coverage and inform manager and other staff members accordingly
  • Wear uniform, including club-issued shirt and name tag
  • Acknowledge members and provide timely and efficient service with a smile, always providing genuine hospitality
  • Remain polite and courteous  
  • Maintain a positive and caring relationship with members, colleagues, managers, and other Club Fit staff

Job Requirements

Ability to:          

  • Lift 10 lbs.
  • Stand and walk around for extended periods of time
  • Understand and communicate both verbally and written in English
  • Follow job related directions
  • Work a flexible schedule as required by business needs
  • Understand and comply with all company safety policies and their requirements

Reporting Structure

  • Direct Line to Sports Director

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Jefferson Valley, Jefferson Valley, New York, United States of America