Camp Chi Counselors (Summer 2020)
Locations:Camp ChiLake Delton
JCC Camp Chi is one of the Midwest’s premier resident camps. Each summer, Chi serves boys and girls in 4th-11th grade through two-, four- and eight-week camp sessions. Set on 600 acres near the Wisconsin Dells, Chi offers the best facilities and over 30 specialty activities that aim to build campers’ skills and boost self-esteem.
Camp Chi’s counselors and supervisors are responsible for the camper in their cabin life. This includes health, safety, happiness, daily routines and care, and, group dynamics. This is the talented team that helps makes summer memories campers never forget!
- Serve as a leader, positive role model, and upstanding member of the Camp Chi staff team.
- To be responsible for self and camper care.
- Be present and participatory in all cabin and village activities.
- Embody and demonstrate Camp Chi’s core values of kindness, community and respect.
- Communicate proactively, regularly and openly with supervisors, staff members and camp leadership.
- Adhere to and assist enforcement of Camp Chi’s rules, regulations, and policies.
- Serve as a positive role models for their campers by following and enforcing camps rules, policies and core values
- Managing the health, safety, happiness and well-being of their campers.
- Plan creative and engaging age appropriate activities and programs
- Working collaboratively with co staff and supervisors to ensure positive camper experiences
Essential Job Duties/Physical Requirements:
- Ability to lift and carry 25 to 50 lbs.
- Physical stamina and agility required to stand for long periods of time, some bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching.
- Ability to supervise campers by sight and sound.
- Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
- Ability to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.
- Ability to react with physical and mental alertness in emergency situations.
- Must be able to rotate head side to side to scan the environment.
- Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate equipment and camp activities.
- Mental alertness; sustain concentration for long periods of time.
- Willingness and ability to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities, with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, etc.
June 15-August 14, 2020
Summer stipend commensurate with experience. Room and board included. Post camp opportunities available.