Summer Camp Counselor

The City of Biddeford, which is experiencing exciting growth, has openings for the Recreation Departments Summer Camp programs. Camp Counselors are responsible for day-to-day operations. They manage the care and safety of participants in the program and supervise the campers. Most importantly our counselors should be able to balance a fun experience for the children while maintaining professionalism and safety. Preference will be given to applicants with experience working with kids and/or summer camp.

We expect our counselors to have patience, understanding, a sense of humor, ability to interact appropriately with children, enforce policies and be a positive role model!

Requirements of Work:

· Actively participate and lead a group of campers.

· Ability to safely monitor campers at all times.

· Act as a responsible role model and create a safe, positive, fun experience for campers.

· Must enjoy the company of kids, the outdoors, and having FUN!

· Communicate with staff, campers, and parents.

· Collaborate and work with group leader(s).

· Daily operations (sign in/sign out).

· Assist with the planning and implementing fun games and activities.

· Maintain cleanliness of all facilities that the camp uses for its operation.

· Ability to interpret, comprehend, and effectively carry out written and verbal directions.

· Must be creative and an optimistic problem solver.

Schedule:

Monday – Friday (NO CAMP 7/4)

June 13-August 12 (6/13-6/17 mandatory pre-camp training).

*Option to work for “Caravan Camp” August 15-August 26

Scheduled Shifts—7:30am-3:30pm OR 8:30am-4:30pm OR 9:00am-5:00pm

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • First Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)