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Summer Camp Counselor

Claryville, New York 12725
United States



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Date Posted: 02/07/2017 | Last Updated: 03/22/2019

Categories: Instructor, Summer Camp, Wrangler
Positions Available: Temporary, Contract
Annual Salary Range: $0 - $4,999
Minimum Education Level: None
Horse Breeds Associated With This Job: Any Breed
Languages Required: English
Drivers license required? Yes
Commercial drivers license required? No
Own car required? No
Pets allowed? No
Non-smokers required? No
Live on site? Yes
Will pay to relocate? No
Height/Weight Specifications
(For riding positions only)
Height:   ft    in
Weight:   lbs
About The Facility
6000 acres wooded and mountain trails
2 barns
90 horses
Multiple riding arenas
Acres of Pastures
Miles of Trails
Job Description
The counselor will supervise and care for campers in loco parentis. Overseeing children’s day to day needs and providing safe, fun entertainment and wholesome activities are an essential part of the job. Counselors run programming for campers in a specified age group from the time the children wake up in the morning to the time they go to bed in the evening. During the evening and night, counselors are expected to continue to ensure the safety and emotional well being of the campers, even if it means providing care during the overnight period. The successful candidate truly enjoys working with children of various Frost Valley programs. For more information contact horses@frostvalley.org
Job Requirements
- Minimum 18 years of age
- Experience working with youth and teens in an outdoor setting or strong desire to gain experience in such an environment
- Experience working with horses
- Ability to work long hours, including evening and late night programs under stress is a must
- Ability to be flexible to sudden changes in schedule, staff and campers
- Present a strong, positive model for kids and fellow staff members
- Possess excellent communication skills and group facilitation skills
- Be a strong leader and work well with a team of others
- Be able to multitask and handle pressure well
Benefits
Range $200 - $260/week + housing/board
Possibility of a higher starting rate for 21 year old drivers
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