Camp Counselors will be responsible for the supervision and activities of approximately 10-12 children ages 6-12 in an outdoor and indoor nature environment. Counselor will plan and carry out such activities as hiking, arts and crafts, sports, drama, swimming, and field trips.
The information listed below is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this position.
- Instruction of arts and crafts, games, nature education and other outdoor related activities
- Act as a role model; provide first aid; ensure the safety of children and complete necessary forms and reports
- Plan and coordinate activities with the Day Camp Director; assistance in other parks and recreation programs as needed, including the Allen USA Celebration
Formal Education / Knowledge
High School Diploma or G.E.D.
Must have a desire to work with children and be able to work all eleven weeks of summer camp. Prior day camp experience or experience programming camp activities preferred. Experience working with youth preferred.
Certification and Other Requirements
CPR Certification and First Aid Certification required before June 1st (training provided), Valid Texas Class C Driver's License
Must be available for work Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. between May 29th through August 23rd.
Basic - Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Basic - Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Basic - Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.