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Lassen County Kids Week Volunteer Cabin Counselor

General Responsibility:

To take leadership and guide the cabin group (8-10 campers) in daily activities including program areas, campfire and meal times.

Qualifications:
  • Be 16 years or older
  • Experience as a camper or working with children as a leader or assistant leader.
  • Flexibility with ability to accept supervision.
  • Ability to relate to one's peers as well as children.
  • Organized with good communication skills.
  • Possess strong leadership skills.
  • Emotionally mature, willing to accept responsibility.
  • Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own.
  • Team player that can relate positively to all staff, volunteers and campers.
  • Be in good health, vitality and physical stamina.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Live in a cabin with campers. (1 to 5 ratio)
  • Assume responsibility for leadership and guidance of those campers in daily living, with special attention to: personal hygiene and safety, camper participation in all camp activities, mealtime behavior and habits.
  • Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules, policies and traditions of the camp to the camper.
  • Serve as a good example in personal language, appearance and health habits.
  • Assume responsibility for health and welfare of campers entrusted to his or her charge.
  • Assumes all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and Program Director.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities.
  • Be able to communicate verbally with campers and provide instructions.
  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury and illness.
  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns.
  • Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.
End Results:
  • Achieve the goals and objectives of camp, in the lives of campers and in your own personal life, by operating a creative, safe and fun program.
  • Ensure that campers acquire a sincere appreciation of Camp achieving an increased sense of self-esteem related to their own creativity.
  • Make a positive affect on the life of each camper you come into contact with and strive to provide each camper with a fun and rewarding camp experience.
Reports to: Camp Director and Program Director
Salary: Volunteer
Dates of Service: July 1-6, 2012
Training June 30-July 1, 2012

Lassen County Kids Week Volunteer Counselor in Training

General Responsibility:

To assist in the leadership and guidance the cabin group (8-10 campers) in daily activities including program areas, campfire and meal times.

Qualifications:
  • Be 14 years or older.
  • Experience as a camper.
  • Flexibility with ability to accept supervision.
  • Ability to relate to one's peers as well as children.
  • Organized with good communication skills.
  • Possess strong leadership skills.
  • Emotionally mature, willing to accept responsibility.
  • Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own.
  • Team player that can relate positively to all staff, volunteers and campers.
  • Be in good health, vitality and physical stamina.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Live in a cabin with campers and cabin counselors. (1 to 5 ratio)
  • Assist cabin counselors in the leadership and guidance of those campers in daily living, with special attention to: personal hygiene and safety, camper participation in all camp activities, mealtime behavior and habits.
  • Assist cabin counselors in the interpreting the rules, policies and traditions of the camp to the camper.
  • Serve as a good example in personal language, appearance and health habits.
  • Assist cabin counselors in the health and welfare of campers entrusted to his or her charge.
  • Assumes all other duties and assignments deemed appropriate by the Camp Director and Program Director.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be physically able to accompany the campers to any of the camp activities.
  • Be able to communicate verbally with campers and provide instructions.
  • Have visual ability to recognize hazards in the camp setting as well as physical symptoms of camper injury and illness.
  • Have auditory ability to respond appropriately to hazards and any camper concerns.
  • Be able to observe camper behavior in daily camp life, to respond verbally to health and safety concerns and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.
End Results:
  • Achieve the goals and objectives of camp, in the lives of campers and in your own personal life, by operating a creative, safe and fun program.
  • Ensure that campers acquire a sincere appreciation of Camp achieving an increased sense of self-esteem related to their own creativity.
  • Make a positive affect on the life of each camper you come into contact with and strive to provide each camper with a fun and rewarding camp experience.
Reports to: Camp Director and Program Director
Salary: Volunteer
Dates of Service: July 1-6, 2012
Training June 30-July 1, 2012
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