Volunteer Camp Counselor
Volunteer Reports to: Camp Director
Summary: The Camp Counselors are expected to patriciate in the entire week of camp. The campers are broken up with age and genders. We maintain a 5 child to 1 adult ratio. All of the children that attend camp are between the ages of 7 and 17. We will do our best to place you in the age group that you request. All children that attend are a child with a bleeding disorder, a child of a person with a bleeding disorder or a sibling.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Be concerned for the social adjustment of EACH camper. Group supervision of campers with attention to all of the following: program, health, happiness, discipline, cleanliness, safety, routine duties, character and skill development. Help campers plan, carry out and evaluate projects and activities. Promote camper participation in ALL activities. Assist campers with housekeeping chores. Take turns with other counselors for various responsibilities. Teach or assist with camp programs and encourage camper participation. Set a good example in ALL you do at camp. Camp is a fun learning experience. Work with the camp directors and other camp staff to iron out difficulties with facilities, programs and campers. Help develop, carry out and evaluate a camp program that reflects the goals of Sangre de Oro, Inc.
Time Commitment: (Full Week with overnight staying), June 5th to 10th
Qualifications: Pass a background check. Ability to work as a team member with other counselors and adult staff members. Experience in working with children in a group setting. Responsible, friendly, enthusiastic, patient and willing to learn. Participation in counselor training.