| The role of a Sports and Activities Counselor is twofold: you are an instructor at your area, and a big brother or sister (caregiver) to your campers when not at your activity. At Winaukee, we have many sports: - Baseball - Basketball - Football - Hockey - Lacrosse - Tennis - Waterfront (Kayak, Lifeguard, Sail, Ski) As well as a variety of activities including theater, arts & crafts, woodworking, and adventure/ropes course. At each one, a premium is put on safety and instruction. Sport-Specific Expertise: Applicants must either play or have played their sport competitively (or coached), be comfortable teaching in a group environment, and be able to take their in-game skills to the coaching realm. |
Camp Counselor Skills: Patience, a sense of humor, genuine care for the campers in your charge, tolerance for a varied group of counselors from around the world, and a desire to be outside, work hard, and let yourself be a role model for a summer.
Essential Job Functions (Non-Activity): When you are not at your assigned activity you will be (among other things): - Eating meals with campers and counselors - Participating in sporting competitions as a coach or official - Monitoring camper behavior and safety in the bunks - Encouraging friendship and team building activities - Engaging in the spirit and energy of camp traditions - Ensuring safety and development from the campers at all times - Living in a bunk with campers and acting as their guardian Essential Job Functions (Activity): At your activity, you and your co-counselors will be responsible for (among other things): - Creating a curriculum and lesson plan to help develop skills - Introducing the sport to new players - Translating instruction into skill building and skill building into competition and growth - Coaching teams in games - Refereeing tournaments and games - Helping to provide high quality instruction in the sport(s) you love to a varied group of young men
Camp counselor is one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs there is. It teaches planning, leadership, patience, coaching, teaching, reflecting, and myriad other skills that employers value far beyond the gates of camp or the halls of your school. Step up, step out, and become a counselor today.
TO APPLY: Please submit a formal application at http://www.winaukee.com/working-at-winaukee/