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Senior Camp Counselor

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JOB TITLE: Senior Camp Counselor (part-time, seasonal - 6/1/2023 through 8/18/2023)

Manager/Supervisor: Education/Camp Supervisor 

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Senior Camp Counselor will be responsible for the education of all campers while at the farm. They will also ensure the safety of the camper and follow all guidelines as established by the Education/Camp Supervisor. Specific areas are detailed separately under major duties & responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES/Camp

  • Follow Farm Camp weekly programs as established and trained

  • Work all camp sessions to ensure consistency

  • Ensure that parents understand what their children did during camp - informal talks with parents during camper pick up

  • Ensure that all children are checked in and out of camp accurately/appropriately

  • Communicate to the Educational/Camp Supervisor any enhancement/improvement ideas that you have for a better camp experience

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/Animal Care

  • Work with the Barn and Animal Care Supervisor to learn everything necessary about all the animals at the farm to include the proper handling of animals used during camp

  • Follow all the procedures as established by the Barn and Animal Care Supervisor.

  • Work closely with other employees and volunteers in the barn to ensure all procedures are followed

  • Take initiative to participate in barn activities when farm employees are not available to help/work with campers

  • Help engage the campers at the farm with the animals when you are working the barn.

 

GENERAL EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Report shift times online each day, showing the number of hours worked for each task performed

  • Carefully watch the schedule to ensure that you know the hours you are to work - if you can’t be here for your shift for any reason, contact your Supervisor and then the Executive Director

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR JOB: 

  • 18 years of age minimum

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • College degree or work experience (preferred, not mandatory)

  • Good communication skills

  • Outlook/Google Docs/Excel/Word/Powerpoint skills

  • CPR and First Aid certification

  • Camp Counselor experience (preferred)

  • Good with children

MEETINGS: 

  • Attend all training meetings and Maybury Farm events meetings as requested

  • Attend any and all volunteer meetings, if asked, when related to Farm Camp

 

EVENTS: 

  • Work events as requested - complete all duties/tasks assigned by supervisor or Executive Director

 

SCHEDULE:

  • 32 hours per week (seasonal, part-time position)

 

This is a part-time, seasonal position. Note: Occasionally the Farm Camp closes due to inclement weather. Missed hours due to weather are not paid. 

 

ATTIRE: Jeans or khaki pants, capris or long shorts with a Maybury Farm team t-shirt

HOURLY RATE: $13 - $15.50 dependent on level of experience

Start Date - 6/1/2023 through 8/18/2023

 

Opportunities for growth and increased responsibilities available based on performance.

 

APPLY: Please email your resume and/or a downloaded a job application to farmteam@mayburyfarm.orgWe will not reply to social media posts.

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