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Summer Camp Counselor - June 1-August 10 at Hidden Villa - 12786

Job Title: 
Summer Camp Counselor - June 1-August 10
Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
94022 Los Altos Hills , CA
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Under the supervision of the Unit Leader, Residential Counselors work collaboratively to implement their residential program and create positive learning opportunities that support Hidden Villa’s Mission. The Residential program is comprised of three grade cohorts, 5th to 7th grade, 8th to 9th grade and 10th to 12th grade. Residential Counselors are hired to work in a particular cohort for the duration of the summer. There may be occasions when you are asked to work with a different cohort as needed.
Responsibilities
Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all campers in your group.
Be a role model for each camper in your group.
Design and teach/co-teach age-appropriate activities to groups of campers.
Collaborate on leading and co-leading morning reflections and evening activities.
Work with your Head Counselor/Unit Leader when there are camper adjustment or discipline problems.
Recognize and respond to opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success during camp.
Sleep on-site in your assigned program area when camp is in session.
Participate in scheduling for your program prior to the start of each new session.
Follow the schedule for your program as written by Head Counselors and Unit Leaders.
Monitor and interact with campers during meals and all unstructured time.
Be available in sleeping area at night to support campers.
These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and others assigned as required.
Desired Experience/ Qualifications
Essential Functions
Ability to communicate and work with campers and staff in the program to which you are assigned, and provide necessary instruction to campers.
Abilities to observe camper behavior, assess appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities.
Physical ability to safely supervise farm chores and wilderness hikes.
Desired Qualifications
Desire and ability to work with children between the ages of 9-18 in a residential outdoor setting
Ability to accept supervision and guidance and implement changes
Excellent communication skills
Current CPR, First Aid, and CA Food Handler certifications; or willing to obtain
Ability to teach and/or lead activities related to our camp mission
Ability to mentor Youth Leadership campers
At least 18 years of age
Flexibility and patience
Ability to utilize youth work appropriate self-care techniques

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Responsibilities
Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all campers in your group.
Be a role model for each camper in your group.
Design and teach/co-teach age-appropriate activities to groups of campers.
Collaborate on leading and co-leading morning reflections and evening activities.
Work with your Head Counselor/Unit Leader when there are camper adjustment or discipline problems.
Recognize and respond to opportunities for discussion of individual or group problems or concerns.
Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success during camp.
Sleep on-site in your assigned program area when camp is in session.
Participate in scheduling for your program prior to the start of each new session.
Follow the schedule for your program as written by Head Counselors and Unit Leaders.
Monitor and interact with campers during meals and all unstructured time.
Be available in sleeping area at night to support campers.
These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and others assigned as required.
Desired Experience/ Qualifications
Essential Functions
Ability to communicate and work with campers and staff in the program to which you are assigned, and provide necessary instruction to campers.
Abilities to observe camper behavior, assess appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities.
Physical ability to safely supervise farm chores and wilderness hikes.
Desired Qualifications
Desire and ability to work with children between the ages of 9-18 in a residential outdoor setting
Ability to accept supervision and guidance and implement changes
Excellent communication skills
Current CPR, First Aid, and CA Food Handler certifications; or willing to obtain
Ability to teach and/or lead activities related to our camp mission
Ability to mentor Youth Leadership campers
At least 18 years of age
Flexibility and patience
Ability to utilize youth work appropriate self-care techniques

Education & Experience: 

Desired Experience/ Qualifications
Essential Functions
Ability to communicate and work with campers and staff in the program to which you are assigned, and provide necessary instruction to campers.
Abilities to observe camper behavior, assess appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities.
Physical ability to safely supervise farm chores and wilderness hikes.
Desired Qualifications
Desire and ability to work with children between the ages of 9-18 in a residential outdoor setting
Ability to accept supervision and guidance and implement changes
Excellent communication skills
Current CPR, First Aid, and CA Food Handler certifications; or willing to obtain
Ability to teach and/or lead activities related to our camp mission
Ability to mentor Youth Leadership campers
At least 18 years of age
Flexibility and patience
Ability to utilize youth work appropriate self-care techniques

Application Instructions: 

Apply online now: https://www.hiddenvilla.org/about-us/jobs/region-HV/cat-66-seasonal-jobs/

We'll be hiring on a rolling basis and have begun the interview process!

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