Sports Club for Kids Camp Counselor

New York Sports Club - Hicksville, NY3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $20,000 - $29,000 a year
Are you our next Camp Counselor?

Do you have a passion and desire to help others live an active lifestyle? Do you genuinely care about connecting with others and being part of a team? If so, Town Sports International is looking for Camp Counselors to join our growing team. Our Sports Clubs for Kids team is responsible for providing a safe and fun experience for kids by delivering quality programming. Additional responsibilities include being knowledgeable about Sports Clubs for Kids offerings and responding to member inquiries.

Who are we?

Town Sports International is the largest gym chain in the Northeast region with more than 180 locations spanning numerous markets including locations in California, Florida and Puerto Rico. We operate under our local brands of New York Sports Clubs, Boston Sports Clubs, Washington Sports Clubs, Philadelphia Sports Clubs, Palm Beach Sports Clubs, Around the Clock Fitness, Lucille Roberts, Total Woman Gym + Spa, and LIV Fitness.

What do we do?

We are in the business of fitness results, positive change and personal connections. We achieve this through innovative programming, the latest equipment and a knowledgeable staff. More than this, we work with our members to provide a personalized roadmap to achieve specific fitness goals.

You will thrive in this role if you:
Have an affinity for building relationships.
Are responsive, organized and have effective listening and communication skills.
Possess a strong desire to deliver a phenomenal customer service experience.
Genuinely enjoy working with kids.
Have a desire to be part of a team.

More about this role:
Sports Clubs for Kids Camp Counselors are responsible for being super star role models for campers. Counselors should plan, lead, and implement fun and safe activities and experiences to keep campers engaged. They will be responsible for the general safety, development, growth, and happiness of their campers. The Sports Club for Kids Camp Counselor role achieves success through embodying our core competencies (Create a TSI Environment, Build a High Performing Team, Achieve Measurable Results).


Create the TSI Environment

Our profession empowers members and team members to achieve active lifestyles. Fitness has relevance through all aspects of life. We build positive relationships and sustain the organization’s culture by interacting with the highest level of integrity and communicating in a manner that reflects our brand.

Responsibilities include:
Modeling and promoting our guiding principles through the Clubhouse Rules.
Reviewing and adhering to all TSI documents including but not limited to policies and procedures, employee handbook, state supplement, codes of conduct, etc.
Being on time, in proper attire, and with high energy to engage campers and camp families.
Maintaining a positive and fun atmosphere while keeping campers safe.
Keeping campers in an orderly fashion as they navigate through shared space with members.
Learning camper’s names and greeting them as they arrive and depart each day.
Inspiring other team members to get and stay active.

Build a High Performing Team

Inspires, motivates and develops a team to reach their fullest potential, contributing to the ultimate success of the organization. We constantly improve ourselves, our processes and our procedures to provide a meaningful experience in the gym. We are connected to our members, clients and each other.

Responsibilities include:
Having fun and interactive lesson plans and games prepared in advance.
Partnering with the Head Camp Counselors and co-Camp Counselors to engage campers.
Maintaining a safe environment for all campers.
Being punctual when returning from their lunch break to ensure there is proper coverage.
Communicating camper concerns to the management team.
Assisting in the training of the Counselors-In-Training that are shadowing the group.
Additional duties as assigned.

Achieve Measurable Results

Successfully and consistently exceeds goals that drive the member, employee and business categories of the organization; actions reflect a dedication to surpassing the expectations of both members and employees.

Responsibilities include:
Retaining all campers from week to week and year-over-year.
Increased camper requests to be a part of your group.
Asking campers if they have friends interested in the program and “Bring a Friend to Camp” days to increase enrollment.
Referring friends and neighbors to join the club and programming options.

Required Skills and Experience

A genuine love of children, patient, dependable, and a fun-loving personality.
Strong leadership skills.
Prior camp experience and working with children preferred.
A competent swimmer and able to play active sports and games with campers both on land and in the water.
Child & Adult AED/CPR certified.
Ability to proficiently use our POS and membership system, timekeeping any other computer programs required to meet the business needs of the customer and TSI.
Physical demands include ability to lift up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations, walk through all areas of the club, climbing stairs (where applicable), and bending and lifting (e.g. picking up towels, restacking weights, moving equipment as needed). The company reserves the right to change them as business needs require and that jobs may require other tasks as assigned to the employee by the company.

Scheduling Requirements

Seasonal position.
Requires availability Mondays through Fridays from 7:00am – 6:00pm.
Mandatory attendance at the camp trainings which take place prior to the camp program starting.