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Sports Camp Lead Counselor

Company: Genesis Health Clubs
Location: Omaha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for aspiring professionals who are passionate about working with youth. This position is an ideal opportunity to grow professional skills, experience challenges that support personal growth, and build lifelong connections in a positive environment. Being a Camp Counselor is tough, incredibly fulfilling and worthwhile work.As a member of the camp team, your days will be filled with challenges, surprises and laughter. Cultivating growth within a group of campers isnt easy and its incredibly important work. At camp, we work to develop an intentional community where each child is celebrated, known, and supported. We facilitate programming that helps our campers grow life skills and redefine their understanding of what they are capable of. At camp, we are a united and passionate team of youth development professionals working diligently to intentionally shape tomorrows leaders. Its serious work for seriously fun and dedicated people!Job Title: Lead Camp CounselorReports to: Camp Site Director Specific Duties and Responsibilities: MASTER LIST

  1. I am responsible for reading and having clarity regarding information in the daily communication log and weekly update email
  2. I am responsible for leading a team of campers through their one week camp experience: Learn to Play Sport Workshops, yoga class, field trips, lunch, arts and crafts, swimming, Character First lessons, Fun with Food Lessons, Dance class, group development, campfire games/skits and more
  3. I am responsible for facilitating the development of friendships to ensure each child is connected to their camp community
  4. I am responsible for ensuring each camper is signed in and out of camp daily
  5. I am responsible for instructing Learn to Play Workshops: soccer, basketball, lacrosse, ultimate Frisbee, floor hockey, volleyball, and flag football
  6. I am responsible for tracking weather patterns and adapting planned itinerary to ensure the safety and engagement of each student enrolled in the program
  7. I am responsible for day to day communication with Camp parents, team members, and Camp Site Director
  8. I am responsible for the planning and execution the camp programming
  9. I am responsible for daily Zone Management, meaning I own ensuring each area of the club utilized by camp is on Brand, clean, and in good repair.
  10. I am responsible for completing daily opening and closing procedures
  11. I work in conjunction with the Camp Site Director to move our Team A+
  12. I maintain a comprehensive understanding of the specific needs of the campers in my care- allergies, swim ability, adults who have authorization to pick-up campers, medical concerns, etc.
  13. I attend Team meetings and events and support fellow team members in doing the same
  14. I work to develop strong trusting relationships with my camp team, member families, non-member families, Team Members and commit to creating an On-Brand, enjoyable and inviting atmosphere for both members and the Team within the Youth Department
  15. I am responsible for connecting with camp parents daily to share about their childs camp experience and for sharing pertinent behavior concerns with the Camp Site Director
  16. I am responsible for setting up the necessary equipment for each camp day.
  17. I am responsible for finding coverage for sick days and I am responsible for communicating planned vacation days prior to March 1st. Seasonal team members have a maximum capacity of 5 vacation days per camp season.
PHYSICAL and MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. This position is compensated hourly and is full time seasonal.
  • A Camp Counselor may instruct classes or otherwise work in a different department at Genesis Health Clubs provided:
  • 100% of performance expectations are, and continue to be, met for the Camp Department Team member.
  • The work performed in the department other than Camp Department takes place outside of regularly scheduled hours for the Camp Team member.
  • Approval to work in a department other than Camp Department has been received from the Camp Site Director as well as the appropriate Department Manager.
  1. This position requires a person be physically fit and mentally alert. There may be a need for standing, walking, sitting, lifting, kneeling, reaching, handling, thinking, reasoning, and calculating, some of it constant.
  2. This position has an inherent amount of physical and mental stress. All candidates must be prepared for and capable of adapting to such conditions.
  3. A positive attitude and professional behavior are expected and displayed consistently in all dealings with members and/or fellow Team members. This person is expected to be a role model on a daily basis as a living example of the intentional camp culture.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  1. The work of a Camp Counselor is divided equally with indoor and outdoor activities
  2. Genesis Health Clubs strives to maintain a safe, healthy and pleasant working environment, but the Team member is expected to notify his/her superior immediately to repair any potentially unhealthy defect, condition, or situation.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Healthy and physically fit.
  2. Must have one year of experience working with children
  3. Fluent in English
  4. Must be passionate about working with children
  5. Highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. A strong understanding of Customer Service and have effective organizational skills.
  7. Available to work days full time Monday-Friday
  8. Responsible for securing reliable transportation to and from work
  9. Must be able to commit to entire summer season

Keywords: Genesis Health Clubs, Omaha , Sports Camp Lead Counselor, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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