2023 Summer Camp Counselors – P/T (July)

2023 Summer Camp Counselors – P/T (July)

  • Part Time
  • Temporary / Seasonal
  • Norden, CA
  • $16-$20 DOE USD / Year
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy
815 Lupine Trail
(530) 269-7403
About Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy

Summer Camp Counselor 2023  (Seasonal P/T)

SBSTA Mission and Vision Statements

Sugar Bowl Summer Camps represent a very natural fit for our SBSTA mission to provide high-quality educational opportunities and adventures to young people in the Sugar Bowl community and the region. SBSTA Summer Camp Staff will further develop our team of educators and coaches, and tie our winter programming in more directly with the summer months and vice-versa. Summer Camp also provides leadership opportunities for a variety of counselors/coaches, including younger counselors, SBSTA student athletes, and counselors-in-training. 

Position Overview: In alignment with SBSTA’s mission, core values, vision, and strategic plan, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for assisting with the implementation of their camp age group. This is a perfect opportunity for those interested in spending their summer working with children in a structured outdoor environment. To be considered for employment for summer 2023, applicants must commit to our full camp schedule and be available for mandatory training and orientation and wrap up duties the week after. Applicants must be 15 years of age. Consideration will be given to applicants with current lifeguard certification and CPR/First Aid certification.

The SBSTA Summer Camp opportunities include Head Counselors, Staff Counselors and Counselors-in-Training (CIT).  Salaries range from $16-20/hour DOE.

Estimate of Hours: This is a seasonal position.

  • July 5-7 – Orientation/Training  (P/T)
  • July 10-28 – Camp Sessions – 40 hours per week (possible overtime)
  • July 31-Aug 2 – Debrief/Breakdown of Camp (P/T)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works with the Summer Camp Staff to provide supervision, support, and encouragement to children, ages 4 – 12.
  • Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being.
  • Implementing camp programs for children.
  • Provides high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants.
  • Organizes various small and large group activities including procuring supplies; utilizing necessary equipment and gear, and helping manage all gear and equipment.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of all camp locations and facilities.
  • Knows and understands all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Mediates any campers’ disputes.
  • Knows, enforces, and follows all safety guidelines associated with the camp program, including knowing your charges’ whereabouts at all times.
  • Maintains constant surveillance of the pool/body of water areas and water safety plans.

Camp Counselor Qualifications / Skills:

  • Enjoys being in the company of children
  • Fun and enthusiastic personality
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Alertness
  • Patience and a caring personality
  • Problem-solving and mediation skills
  • Stamina and love of the outdoors
  • Organization skills and punctual
  • Must be able to carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. and travel hilly and uneven terrain
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks outside in various climates

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Education and experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
  • Lifeguard certification, if applicable. (First Aid, CPR certification)

As a condition of employment all employees must pass a State of California fingerprinting background check via Livescan and complete a 90-minute Safesport Training course.

To apply for this job please visit sbacademy.bamboohr.com.