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ID #51399603
State South Carolina
City Columbia
Full-time
Salary USD TBD TBD
Source South Carolina
Showed 2024-04-04
Date 2024-04-04
Deadline 2024-06-03
Category Education/teaching
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2024 Day Camp Director & Counselors Wanted!

South Carolina, Columbia, 29201 Columbia USA
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KE Camps is the leading provider of summer camps for country clubs nationwide. We partner with over 230 private clubs all over the country to implement traditional-style day camps for elementary-aged children. Our Staff are the backbone of our programs and therefore, we pride ourselves on giving them an incredible amount of support. As a staff member, we guarantee you will feel a part of the KE Camps Team!

As a Camp Director, you will be the go-to person for all things camp at your specific country club location. Your job will include many responsibilities, all with the goal of creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience for your campers. Our Camp Directors have real ownership over their camp programs and enjoy infusing their own creativity and talents into their weekly schedules. As you manage campers, their families, club logistics, your small staff team and other camp happenings, you will be truly supported by the KE Camps Year-Round Office all the way.

Camp Director Qualities

Ability to help children grow in character, experiences and insights

Knowledge and expertise in the area of program planning

Ability to lead a team

Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times

Capable of sustaining energy for participation in a full day's worth of activities

Ability to make decisions and adjust plans in real-time

Prior experience working with children in a leadership position

Effective communication skills and public speaking ability

Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Consistent, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations

CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified before the summer begins

Camp Director Responsibilities

Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience

Supervise daily swim time in a hands-on manner from within the water, as needed (lifeguard certification not required)

Work with and supervise counselors in a supportive manner

Assign counselors to specific tasks and manage their performance

Complete and submit daily and weekly administrative tasks electronically

Greet families and campers upon arrival and orientate them to camp

Establish rules with campers and staff and review emergency procedures

Manage parent expectations by knowing your campers and conversing with parents at pick-up and drop-off times

Plan daily camp schedule and activities

Shop for camp supplies, staying within supply budget provided by KE Camps

Prepare activities in advance

Manage any issues that may arise including, but not limited to, camper behavior issues, parent complaints, etc.

Check in with the KE Camps Office to update them on your camp and any issues you may be encountering

Complete other duties, as assigned

As a Camp Counselor, you will be an active participant in all camp activities and will assist your Camp Director with a variety of daily tasks, all with the goal of creating a memorable and meaningful camp experience for your campers. Our Counselors interact with our campers throughout the entire day, helping them make friends, try new things, and generally caring for their well-being. The role of a Counselor is to participate, build relationships and have fun while ensuring the physical and emotional safety of every child.

Camp Counselor Qualities

Ability to help children grow in character, experiences and insights

Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times

Capable of sustaining energy for participation in a full day's worth of activities

Prior experience working with children

Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Consistent, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations

CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified before the summer begins

Camp Counselor Responsibilities

Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience

Cooperate with fellow Counselors and Camp Director

Greet families and campers upon arrival

Support Camp Director in establishing rules and emergency procedures with campers

Participate in all camp activities

Supervise daily swim time in a hands-on manner from within the water (lifeguard certification not required)

Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by the Camp Director

Complete other duties, as assigned

Benefits of Working with KE Camps

Build Critical Skills - You will gain skills sought after by employers. 21st Century Skills such as creativity, problem solving, flexibility, collaboration, organization, planning and communication are just a few of the strengths you'll build throughout the summer.

Networking Opportunities - You will build professional contacts with other staff and camp alumni. You'll have the opportunity to create connections that can provide a link to future internships and job opportunities in a variety of careers.

Hands on Leadership Experience - You will supervise a group of campers, lead programs and positively influence the next generation. This is a hands-on leadership experience in which you will engage in active decision-making, behavior management, and team development.

Our camp is located at Forest Lake Club in Columbia, SC. Camp will run Monday-Friday from July 8 through August 2 - staff members must be available to work the full camp season.

Find out more at www.kecamps.com!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.Click Here to Apply or use the link belowhttps://kecamps.workbrightats.com/jobs/1059778-62234.html

We have another location at Orangeburg Country Club in Orangeburg, SC. Camp will run Tuesday-Friday from June 11 through July 19 - staff members must be available to work the full camp season.

Find out more at www.kecamps.com!

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.Click Here to Apply or use the link belowhttps://kecamps.workbrightats.com/jobs/1042755-62234.html

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