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Summer Camp Instructor/Counselor (Alexandria, VA)

1321 Leslie Ave

compensation: Salary is based on experience and qualifications.
employment type: contract
internship
non-profit organization

Sports & Adventure Camp is currently seeking to hire a Camp Instructor to join its team for the summer of 2021. Candidates applying for this position must be prepared to work on-campus and possibly virtually at any point during the summer.

As Camp Instructor, you will be an active participant in camp activities and will assist your Camp Director with a variety of daily tasks. The goal of our camps is to create a memorable and meaningful camp experience for campers in a safe environment. Our Instructors 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 an Instructor is to lead, participate, build relationships, and have fun while ensuring the physical and emotional safety of every child.

Our camps run for four weeks (dates listed below) and the Instructor's day runs from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Salary is based on experience and qualifications.

June 7 -11
June 21 – 25
July 6 – 9* (prorated)
July 12 – 16


CAMP INSTRUCTOR QUALITIES
*Basic knowledge of sports and adventure activities including rock-climbing, SUP, and mountain biking is preferred
*Prior experience working with children
*Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences, and insights
*Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times
*Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations
*Completed at least one year of college or equivalent
*CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified before the summer begins
*Being or having a plan to be vaccinated

CAMP INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES
*Drive a 15 passenger van to transport campers
*Work with the group of campers and provide a safe, fun, and memorable camp experience
*Cooperate with fellow Instructors, 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
*Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by the Camp Director
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7310825782

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