Camp Counselor TN

Nashville, TN, USA

Job Type

Full or Part Time

About the Role

Essential Functions:
Model the Black Lemonade core values
Ensure safe and risk free environment at all times while meeting the individual needs of the participants
Act as a role model to campers at all times
Exhibit good judgment, enthusiasm for the activities and strong awareness of safety
Assist the Camp Coordinator by being an active and enthusiastic leader, teacher and participant in all camp activities along with his/her group, which may include swimming
Maintain the general health, happiness and safety of the campers assigned to him/her
Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp program
Know, enforce and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas
Know where all campers are at all times and utilize the buddy system and frequent head counts to ensure campers are always accounted for, especially during free swim time
Assist with controlling campers and group to ensure each camper is safe and deal with discipline problems based on given guidelines, while keeping Camp Coordinator informed of all concerns
Follow the weekly-prepared schedule to ensure that all campers participate in all activities; fill free time with activities appropriate for the group; participate and lead songs, games and other activities
Participate actively and assist in leading in opening and closing ceremonies daily and complete other duties as assigned
Greet and communicate with parents through camper recognition or notes about camp experiences
Submit reports, on time, as required
Attend staff meetings and training sessions

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • This position requires an individual with an interest in working with students in a camp setting with the desire to be a positive influence. S/he must have the ability to work outdoors for up to 5 hours per day and be able to move freely and quickly through the building and outdoor site

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Must present a professional image and possess conflict resolution skills, and demonstrate sound judgment and initiative

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Previous experience or coursework in working with children and/or recreation preferred

About the Company

A non-profit dedicated to turning sour conflict into sweet and powerful solutions.

Black Lemonade was founded in response to the indifference in the world. We all know the saying “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” and we are here to do just that, with BLACK LEMONADE.

M I S S I O N
To help cultivate the minds of the community through education and empowerment. To ensure that all voices are heard and that all actions are purposefully executed.

V I S I O N

To make sure that every batch of lemonade is served with sweet purpose, so that no one has to dispose, waste, or neglect one single glass.