Rising Star Camp Counselor Winsted 860-389-0708

Rising Star Camp Counselor

Days: Monday – Friday (Monday staff meeting immediately following camp)
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (Staff is required to provide bus supervision for a portion of the camp season)
Duration: 9 weeks (June 17, 2019 – August 16, 2019)

Responsibilities include:
Supervision and leadership of at-risk children between ages 6-14.
Counselor is in charge of a group of 5-7 children from an age group within 2 years of each other. The counselor will lead goal setting, group time activities, lunch supervision, and group wrap up at the end of the day with their assigned group. Counselors also co-lead/supervise daily activities. Counselors are in charge of distributing and tallying stickers earned within the program. Counselors should be able to help the children choose their own goals/consequences to help them reach their own level of success during their 2 weeks of participation at camp.
Staff are responsible for children during field trips, this includes that they make sure each group member assigned to them is with a counselor at all times.
Days off are discouraged because our children need consistency, but in the event that a day off is absolutely imperative, a written request is required.

Must Have:
 Must have some college experience or a degree in a human service field.
 Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Preferred
 Certified Lifeguard

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to pkapitancek@nwcty.org