Summer Day Camp Counselor

Future Stars Camps - Florham Park, NJ (30+ days ago)


Future Stars Camps, a leader in summer day camps since 1971 is looking for skilled counselors to lead and supervise camper groups. It is a Monday thru Friday position. 4-7 weeks

Position Summary: Day Camp Counselor

A Future Stars Day Camp Counselor is responsible for the supervision of campers, promoting and actively participating in all camp activities, providing a safe and fun learning environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective: (Essential Job Responsibilities)

Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development.

  • Build positive relationships and ensure the safety and well being of people of all ages.
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities and projects
  • Swim with campers and assist camp swim instructors
  • Work effectively with co-counselors and collaborate on daily responsibilities
  • Teach or assist with camp programs
  • Complete assigned paperwork
  • Adhere to all company policies

Traits of an applicant include:

  • Positive attitude
  • Patient, caring and creative
  • Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and works quickly to find solutions
  • Flexible, adaptive and a team player
  • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child

Experience Requirements:

Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; babysitting, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher, previous camp counselor experience.

Skill Requirements; Outstanding communication skills which include the ability to use clear, concise and grammatically correct oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Good physical condition that enables candidate to execute all responsibilities associated with this position.

Job Type: Temporary