Summer Camp Lead Program Counselor at Sky High Ranch
Make a difference in the lives of children and spend an unforgettable summer in the Rocky Mountains! Sky High Ranch is located forty-five minutes west of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Activities include arts and crafts, backpacking, boating, horseback riding, zip lining, farm with ranch animals, dance & drama, archery and sports, low-ropes, international cultures, nature and science, astronomy, homesteading, gardening, and outdoor skills. Sky High Ranch is licensed by the State of Colorado and accredited by the American Camp Association.
Summer camp is a great way to add work experience and desirable skills to your resume – especially for those pursuing a degree in education or recreation!
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Late May to Mid-August 2024 (approximate dates TBD)
Pay: $540/wk (plus food and lodging valued at $200)
Program Counselor Duties: The Program Lead will assist Program Counselors with overall supervision and guidance related to campers. Additionally, the Program Counselor lives with and provides programming for units of 12-24 campers during 3-day, 6-day, and 9-day residential camp sessions. The Program Counselor will plan, direct, and implement activities in one or more assigned specialty themes each week for a unit of 12-24 campers. Daily and weekly schedules are developed under the direction of supervisors and in cooperation with other unit staff, based on camp program, activity planning, and camp goals. This role works on a team of 2-5 other cabin staff implementing all camp duties and responsibilities in order to support and counsel the unit of campers in daily living, camp activities and developing peer relationships all while carrying out camp goals. A primary function of this, and every other job at the Sky High Ranch, is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of service.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Create and maintain a positive rapport and communication with campers, parents, volunteers, and staff.
Participate in and provide engaging, educational and fun programs.
Maintain awareness for an effective implementation of health, safety and emergency policy and procedures.
Demonstrate responsibility, accountability and overall maturity of judgement.
Effectively support and supervise staff.
PRIMARY CROSS-FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Education and/or Formal Training
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
For more information about Sky High Ranch please visit our website!
We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Our workplace is inclusive, and we strive to create an accessible and accommodating environment for all employees. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding accommodations for disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are invited to interview and require accommodations, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and accessible interview experience. If you have questions about accessibility or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected] or 877-404-5708. We are here to help.
Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
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