Camp Counselor

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Camp Coyote
80 Rose Ranch Road
Huntsville, TX
Posted: August 18 2016
Application Deadline: January 13, 2017
Position: Full-time, Paid
Timeframe: 05/22/17 — 08/05/17 (Flexible)

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Description

Do you love the outdoors? Are you honest, creative, and patient? Do you have a willingness to try new things and be challenged? Do you wish to be a positive role model? Are you willing to pitch in and go the extra mile? If so, make a difference in a child's life! Join our team today! Get paid to have fun and enjoy a spectacular summer as a member of the Camp Coyote team! Camp Coyote is a residential youth camp nestled in the piney woods of East Texas! Enjoy 2300 acres of rolling hills and scenic trails on our Texas working cattle ranch offering fantastic fun for everyone! We are seeking fun loving, compassionate, adventurous people who will dedicate themselves to children and the summer camp experience. As a counselor, you will facilitate, lead and assist such activities as arts & crafts, ropes course, western horseback riding, archery, riflery, sports, swimming, water skiing, fishing and canoeing. You will directly supervise campers while actively participating in fun-filled activities. You will work each and everyday at 100% to ensure the safety of our campers and ensure they have the best camp experience possible. At Camp Coyote, we want team players who through their own passion, enthusiasm and experience can help make a positive impact, one child at a time!
This is a paid internship and you can choose to work all summer or just a portion of the summer! We have several options available to you! We offer certifications in archery, riflery, canoe, lifegaurd, cpr, first aid and challenge course at no cost to you!
Spots are limited for Summer 2017! Apply today! We're waiting to hear from YOU!!!

Responsibilities

Safety First! The safety of the campers is our # 1 priority!
Supervise children in a 24 hour, 7 days a week, rustic environment.
Maintain a positive attitude environment for campers.
Keep daily written records of assigned campers (cabin book).
Actively teach/assist in activities as assigned by director and/or management staff. Must be able to thoroughly follow instructions.
Lead by example in personal actions and beliefs. Must have a genuine love for children and the desire to lead by demonstrating a good conscience, pure heart, sincere faith, and Christian beliefs.
Must represent self with a strong character and moral values throughout the year in all areas of daily living (such as at school on websites such as mySpace and Facebook).
Possess a high level of stamina to carry out Camp Coyote programs and activities over an extended period of time in a hot and humid climate.
Must treat others the way you want to be treated. That includes respect for self, and others and their property. Must dress comfortably, but modestly. Must strive to be the best example to the impressionable youth that have been entrusted to your care.
Responsible for putting equipment away after activities and keeping inventory of this equipment.

Requirements

The applicant must be 18 years of age or older and have completed at least one semester of college before June 1st of the application year.
-A Heart Of Service
-Natural Born Leader
-Self Starter
-Reliable
-Trustworthy
-Respectful
-Possess a high level of stamina to carry out Camp Coyote programs and activities over an extended period of time in a hot and humid climate.

Skills

Required - Leadership Skills, Communication Skills, Flexibility, Positive Attitude, Self Motivated, Dependable Team Player, Self-discipline
Preferred - Child Development, Outdoor Recreation, Kinesiology

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