Camp Group Leader-New Jersey

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Pennington, NJ
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
GROUP LEADER – 5 positions available; seasonal salary starts at $4,230  Must be 18 or older by July 2, 2018  Supervises and leads 2 Counselors and 1 Counselor-In-Training  Works with Counselors to plan, prepare, and implement programming  Communicates daily with parents about campers  Keeps accurate weekly records Camp Staff Job Duties  Reports to the Camp Director  Supervises up to 20 campers age 5-14  Works with a team to plan, prepare, teach and evaluate camp programming  Appropriately models behaviors and uses positive behavior-management techniques  Conducts day trips, overnight trips, and canoeing trips (most positions)  Provides first aid  Cleans and maintains the camp buildings, campus, and equipment Camp Staff Benefits  Bi-weekly pay  Meals provided on overnights  2 camp t-shirts to tie-dye  Partial reimbursement for first aid, cpr, lifeguarding, etc. certifications may be available  Invaluable experience working with children outdoors  Healthy exercise
Camp Staff Qualifications  Availability to work these dates is required (accommodation may be made for school commitments):  Ten-day training: Weekdays from June 18 – 29, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. plus one overnight  Seven-week camp: Weekdays from July 2 – August 17, 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. plus up to 7 overnights and/or evenings  Adult and Child First Aid/CPR/AED certification required by June 18, 2018  Lifeguard, Wilderness First Aid, and water safety certifications very beneficial  Must enjoy working with kids  Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds  Ability to work outside in heat, humidity and rain; tolerate ticks, poison ivy, thorns, and dirt  Experience working with children, preferably in a camp or outdoor setting  Knowledge of local ecology and natural history is beneficial  Enthusiasm for nature, the environment, and working with children  Skilled in communication, collaboration, and cooperation  Strong patience, flexibility, punctuality, and affinity for teamwork. Applications accepted through April 1 or until all positions are filled. Send an employment application, cover letter and resume to: Tammy Love, Camp Director Watershed Nature Camp 31 Titus Mill Road Pennington, NJ 08534
Contact Person
Tammy Love
Contact Phone
609-737-3735 ext 42
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