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Camp Counselor - Ritchey Woods
Position Type: Seasonal 

Salary Range: $9.00 Hourly

Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description

The purpose of this position is to assist in delivering nature-themed programming during summer day camps at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve. Counselors are responsible for the leadership, supervision, and safety of campers as they interact with and learn about the natural environment.

Examples of Duties

  • Develop and implement programming schedule for camps using programming guides, provided resources and supplies, and previous experience to formulate daily activity ideas
  • Monitor the well-being of campers at all times while maintaining a safe and positive learning environment
  • Daily camp preparation and clean up
  • Assisting campers with activities, games, and crafts
  • Friendly and outgoing interaction with campers and general public
  • Participation in games and activities with campers
  • Program delivery

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent; Experience and ability to work well with children; Mature judgment and ability to safely supervise children; Current CPR and first aid certification or ability to obtain; Ability to work well as part of a team or independently; Must pass a complete criminal history background check.

Must be able to begin work on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 and work through Friday August 3, 2018. Work hours vary, but typically fall between the hours of 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve. First Aid/CPR certification will be offered as a part of training.

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