Open to women 2 years out of high school — traditionally college sophomores and older. This position is residential and is all about working, teaching and living with children and creating a respectful community.
$2300.00, lodging, meals, laundry, and the opportunity to influence the lives of children in the out-of-doors.
General Responsibilities Include:
Being a responsible, dedicated role model to the campers and other staff; providing organized, punctual and intentional leadership, creativity, direction and supervision during activities, trips and around the camp; utilizing the Sanborn mission statement as a framework for your work as a Youth Development Professional; taking ownership for your personal attitude, behavior and knowledge building; working with other staff members to provide a quality experience for all members of the camp community; and adjusting one's personal habits to the philosophy, policies and ideals of the camp including a comprehensive understanding of and respect for our time-off/alcohol policies and procedures.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Living, working with and having charge of a group of campers.
Assisting and/or leading on or off-camp trips, activities, programs and special events.
Being responsible for table supervision at meals.
Providing tent or cabin coverage for other counselors and staff as needed — occasionally requiring you to spend the night in another cabin.
Writing weekly letters to parents on campers' wellbeing and maintaining up-to-date documentation on camper growth.
Being flexible, in response to current and emergency situations and to shifts in responsibilities when camp is underway.
Actively participating in Counselor on Dishes (COD) assignments (preparing the kitchen/lodge for meals and cleaning up afterwards on a rotational basis).