OPS Timpoochee Summer Camp Cabin Leader

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Oct 22, 2022
Part Time - Fixed Term

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Job Description:

Cabin Leader responsibilities include:

  • Be the primary caregiver to campers’ social, emotional, and physical needs
  • Supervise youth aged 6-16 day and/or night and guide them around camp in accordance with their daily schedule
  • Support instructors during hands-on activities and assist in behavior management throughout the day and night
  • Oversee and manage cabin cleanliness, conduct a daily cabin inspection, and report any repairs that need to be made to the Assistant Camp Director
  • Contribute to and work during evening programs
  • Lead group recreational activities during cabin time and as needed
  • Help with housekeeping responsibilities in preparation for upcoming camp weeks
  • Attend and actively participate in all staff trainings and meetings
  • Work cohesively with fellow team members
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the Camp Director and Assistant Director

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set a positive example for all participants, including cleanliness, punctuality, language, sportsmanship, and table manners
  • Follow all camp rules and regulations, including those of appropriate attire and no smoking, vaping, or use of alcohol or illegal drugs
  • Encourage and show respect of personal property, camp equipment, and facilities
  • Appropriately communicate issues as they arise during camp to the Assistant Director

$300/week, plus room and board and workers’ compensation coverage

Minimum Requirements:
  • Desire and ability to work with youth and adults in a camp setting
  • Ability to accept and adapt to guidance and supervision
  • Must be willing to obtain American Red Cross certification in CPR/FA/AED
  • Background screenings are required
  • At least 18 years of age by May 15, 2023
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Driver’s License
  • American Red Cross certification in CPR/FA/AED
  • Experience working with youth in a supervisory capacity
  • Experience exhibiting responsibility and reliability
Special Instructions to Applicants:
  • Meals are provided during camp events
  • Lodging provided from May 17, 2023, through August 5, 2023, on-site
  • Staff are not required to work most weekends, unless the camp has booked a weekend rental group. If interested in working these groups, you will receive additional pay. For weekends with no groups, all Cabin Leaders will have at least 24-48 hours off between Friday and Sunday.
Health Assessment Required: No