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Camp Counselor
Clearview Christian Camp Kenosee Lake 36 Days Ago
Job Type: Summer
Duration: 7 Weeks
Job Category: Clearview Camp Positions
Posted: 2018-02-14
Nature Of Position: To enhance the campers experience at Clearview Christian Camp, while taking responsibility for their health, well being and spiritual development.
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Education: In High School
Degree Title: n/a
Age: 16 Years - 25 Years
Job Status
Job Status: Taking Applications
Start Publishing: 2018-02-14
No of Jobs: 4
Stop Publishing: 2018-05-01


  • Live in the cabin with 10 – 12 campers.

  • Get to know each camper personally through spending one on one time with them.

  • Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving in the group.

  • Assume responsibility for the health and welfare of campers entrusted into his/her care.

  • Assume responsibilities for leadership and guidance to the campers in daily living, with special attention to:

    • - personal hygiene and safety

    • - camper participation in cabin and all-camp activities

    • - cabin cleanliness

    • - meals

  • Share your Christian faith to the campers through living and learning experiences, especially at teachable moments, and encourage spiritual growth. Find an opportunity with each camper to discuss their spiritual questions or interests.

  • Serve as a positive Christian model to campers in language, actions and attitudes.

  • Organize and lead daily devotions with the cabin group.

  • Assume responsibility for leadership and guidance in building community in the cabin, with special attention to:

    • - building up self-worth of individuals

    • - facilitating relationships between campers

    • - camper participation in planning, decision-making and sharing duties.

    • - encouraging a high level of morale

  • Integrate developmentally or emotionally challenged campers into the cabin group with the help of the weekly Director.

  • Assume responsibility for interpreting the rules, policies and traditions of the camp to the camper and obtaining camper cooperation with same.

  • Implement informal programming with own cabin group during free time.

  • Supervise and encourage any Junior Counselors placed in the cabin.

  • Complete all evaluations and forms as requested by the Hiring committee.

  • Complete the tasks given by the weekly Camp Director.

  • Attend Orientation Weekend.



  • Develop a good working relationship with the camp director, volunteer staff, and kitchen staff.

  • Provide leadership and support to fellow counselors.

  • Provide guidance, supervision and support to all campers.

  • Interested in working with youth in a group living situation.

  • Interested in developing personal leadership skills.

  • Possess strong character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humour, patience and self control

  • Able to work well on a team.

  • Able to communicate effectively with campers and staff.

  • Able to accept supervision and guidance.

  • Able to assist in teaching and leading an activity.

  • Be at least 17 years of age, in Grade 12.

  • CPR A is mandatory (however if you do not currently have this, the camp board will pay for you to take this course should you be hired)

  • First Aid Training and Lifeguard training considered an asset.

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