Camp Leader Job Description

Camp Leader Job Description

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Camp Leader Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist the store management team with general supervision in assigned department and other areas of the store as needed
Clear communication through directing on-floor work assignments, leading & communicating company objectives to associates, and providing on-floor training of all associates
Demonstrate ability to genuinely interact with customers to show passion, knowledge, dedication, and commitment to Hunting, Camping, and/or Fishing
Support company standards of passionate customer service and selling through customer engagement
Compliance to loss prevention standards and audit requirements
Uphold DICK'S Sporting Goods' standards for merchandise presentation of the best apparel and equipment brands in sporting goods
Attend a 1-hour Orientation Session, 1 week prior to camp
Execute the camp program activities in an organized and safe manner
Encourage all campers to participate in the daily activities
Immediately report any unsafe and/or inappropriate behaviors which involve the campers

Camp Leader Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Camp Leader

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, ECE

Education for Camp Leader

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the camp leader job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Education, Graduate, Recreation, Child Development, Physical Education, Biology, Outdoor Leadership, Sociology, The Arts, Associates

Skills for Camp Leader

Desired skills for camp leader include:

Plant
Experience with tree
Wildlife identification
Data base management
MS Excel
Computers: MS Word
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Outlook
PowerPoint
Excel

Desired experience for camp leader includes:

Interact with campers, creating positive environment leading by example
Lead an assigned group of Camp Prov volunteers and children through day camp activities
Facilitate involvement of volunteers and camp participants in program
Provide clear communication of camper’s daily activities and relay to parents
Receive and act on parent information provided daily
2+ years working in a leadership role and supervising a team of staff - preferred

Camp Leader Examples

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Camp Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a camp leader. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for camp leader
  • Assist with completion of First Aid Forms and Incident Report Forms when applicable
  • Assist with emergency/crisis response to issues and communicate to applicable staff as needed
  • Develop methodology to assess the 4-H Youth Development and Dorothy P
  • Lead the application of subject matter knowledge to identify needs, gaps, and trends in the community in collaboration with supervisor, program committees, staff, Cornell faculty, agency partners, and other community constituents within scope of the Association and Statewide Plan of Work
  • Analyze program needs based on assessments and input from community groups, staff and other interested parties
  • Make recommendations for programmatic offerings, enhancements, and/or improvements based upon assessment
  • Provide leadership for development of camper recruitment and enrollment processes including online registration, online health documents, required forms and permissions, and parent information
  • Provide leadership for the development of camp staffing plans that support seasonal educational programming efforts
  • Propose 4-H Youth Development and camp budgets based on established financial guidelines or procedures and by anticipating expenses
  • Assist in identifying and developing relationships with appropriate agencies, organizations, industries and community leaders for program/function
Qualifications for camp leader
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, or willing to obtain upon hire - preferred
  • Experience working with youth and adults in recreational programming
  • Observant, active, and able to use sound judgment and initiative
  • Willing to accept responsibility and work cooperatively with others
  • Able to create, organize, and lead a variety of activities that encourage campers to use and develop a variety of their abilities
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and have a high school diploma in progress or completed
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Camp Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for camp leader
  • Monitor policies and practices that reduce risk and promote health and safety for campers and camp staff at Dorothy P
  • Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries, maintain a safe environment, and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified
  • Assist Supervisor with development of camp crisis management plan and emergency management procedures
  • Manage effective emergency/crisis response to issues and communicate to applicable staff as needed
  • Secure necessary operating permits for Dorothy P
  • Meet quality standards of and maintain accreditation from the American Camp Association
  • Assist Executive Director with maintaining external relationships with insurer
  • Maintain food quality standards without variation
  • Assist Prepared Foods Team Leader/Manager in controlling operating expenses and achieve budgeted food and labor cost
  • Organize and maintain all food storage areas in accordance with health and safety requirements
Qualifications for camp leader
  • College Coursework in Education or Recreation – preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with children in a structured setting is preferred
  • Must be able to pass the Y swim test and/or stand in shoulder-deep water supervising and assisting children and monitoring their safety
  • CPR and First Aid training must be completed within 30 days of employment and maintain throughout employment
  • 1-2 years experience leading and training staff is preferred
  • Must have 2-3 years experience in the leading and facilitating their assigned specialty program
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for camp leader
  • Assist during labs
  • Supervise open lab periods
  • Lead study groups
  • Assist boot camp director
  • Get a camp song stuck in your mind until the end of time
  • Participate in all other duties and activities as requested or assigned
  • Schedule Team Members and delegate work assignments in accordance with the collective barganing agreement when applicable, effectively utilizing Team Members and supplies to maximize store's profits
  • Demonstrate ability to genuinely interact with customers to show passion, knowledge, dedication, and commitment to Camping, and/or Fishing
  • Develop and maintain practical approaches to building solid Christian living among the children under your influence
  • Develop and maintain all spiritual, music and creative arts for Summer Day Camp
Qualifications for camp leader
  • Camp Ripley, MN 1 vacancy
  • Previous experience working with children preferably in a resident camp setting
  • Minimum of two seasons of previous experience in summer camp, preferably in a resident camp setting
  • Prior experience working with children and adolescents is required
  • Must pass background check and physical
  • Completion of or working toward a degree in parks, recreation, outdoor leadership, biology, or other related areas
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Camp Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp leader. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for camp leader
  • Keep in direct communication with the Camp Director and/or Camp Specialist regarding all pertinent camp issues
  • Assist Camp Director in providing implementation and support for camper cabins, activities and classes, including special programs (afternoon, evening and weekend) utilizing research-based 4-H curriculum
  • Implement appropriate subject matter curriculum, certification
  • Provide support to Counselors as needed for added success in their positions
  • Assist Camp Director in providing guidance and support to staff, relating to special needs campers, conflict mediation (campers and/or staff), and special concerns (campers and/or staff)
  • Assist in the design of developmentally appropriate leadership training programs for various ages, maturity levels, and skills
  • Assist in the development of staff in-service training programs, including pre-camp training of counseling staff
  • Assist in the development of camper activities and classes, including evening programs and weekend program
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of all program offerings under the leadership and direction of the 4-H Camp Director
  • Assist other cabin counselors in supervision of 6-16 campers in cabin
Qualifications for camp leader
  • Prior experience working with children and adolescents with special needs required
  • Experience working with youth in a camp and/or school setting
  • Master’s degree in camp administration, youth development, education or related educational field
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check standards including successfully passing Department of Health Central Register Database
  • Ability to live on camp property during camp season
  • Per the New York State Department of health, Must be over the age of 25
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Camp Leader Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of camp leader. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for camp leader
  • Be the main contact for conflict resolution for camper and staff needs
  • Provide supervision of campers during all meals, recreation time, free time, swim, evening and weekend programs and other camp activities
  • Work with the Camp Specialist, Program Directors and Camp Counselors to provide to all campers the opportunity to participate in all camp activities, and assist in providing support for these activities
  • Be a positive role model and ensure that both counselors and camper behaviors are consistent with camp standards
  • Enforce all camp health and safety standards, keeping campers safe at all times
  • Supervise assigned Program and Counselor staff
  • Assist in the coordination of developmentally appropriate leadership training programs (pre-season and in-season) for various ages, maturity levels, and skills
  • Assist Camp Director in the coordination and planning of camper activities and classes, including afternoon, special programs, evening and weekend activities
  • Assist in the coordination of staff in-service training programs, including pre-camp training of counseling staff
  • Oversee inventory and curriculum of program area
Qualifications for camp leader
  • Ability to work flexible hours which will include evenings and/or weekends
  • Ability to walk over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces that are part of the camp grounds “flooring”
  • Ability to work long hours, in an outdoor setting, requiring regular physical activity standing and sitting for long periods
  • Ability to plan, originate, organize, and carry out daily and special programs with minimal supervision
  • Experience managing staff and creating age appropriate lesson plans in a wide range of instructional areas such as physical education, art, theatre and academic enrichment
  • Demonstrated experience in effective supervision and management with ability to supervise, train and motivate staff of all ages and levels of experience

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