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SUMMER STAFF JOB DESCRIPTION: CABIN COUNSELOR
Ryan French, Camp Director
PO Box 95, New York, NY 10028
Phone (212) 737-8258
Fax (917) 591-1757
camp@shilohnyc.org

General Responsibilities:
To supervise and guide children during their stay at camp.
Ratio: 20 counselors (10 male / 10 female)
Qualifications and Certifications(for Shiloh and NY state):
✴ 18 years of age and High School graduate / GED equivalent.
✴ Previous experience in supervising children for camping or equivalent training course.
✴ Positive attitude with energetic personality; able to resolve conflicts in respectful, Christian manner.
✴ Prefer some training/background in First Aid and CPR.
✴ Spiritual life that reflects a deep commitment to Jesus Christ.
✴ Ability to place the needs of the campers and other staff above self.
Responsible to: Camp Directors
Specific Responsibilities:
1. Read and adhere to policies set forth by New York State and Camp Shiloh as stated in the manual and materials given or revisions thereafter.
2. Attend all training and staff meetings as assigned.
3. Help with arrival and orientation of campers.
4. Teach and guide assigned campers during designated times.
5. Report any camper injuries to Health Director.
6. Set the example for campers with respect to cleanliness, punctuality, responsibility, exemplary social skills, and above all, a Christ-like attitude.
7. Adhere to the discipline procedures as set forth by the staff camp manual.
8. Actively participate with enthusiasm and excitement in all camp activity programs, as overseen by the Activities Director.
9. Maintain a safe environment and interaction with campers.
10. Maintain order, fairness, respect, and fun in cabin.
11. Teach/facilitate daily Bible class and Close Encounters.
12. Prepare and teach activity classes everyday.
13. Lead devotionals in cabin every night.
14. Report any serious discipline problems to the Youth Counseling Coordinator.

Work Conditions:
Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, swimming, team building initiatives, building campfires, physical games, and activities.
Must be capable of carrying loads of up to 90 pounds and able to traverse hilly and uneven terrain without undue exertion.
Work in conditions that will create dirt and dust.
Perform essential program support to camp activities and programs which may include, but not limited to the following activities: semi – reaching to full-reach overhead, crouching, kneeling, shoveling, working in narrow and/or confining spaces underground, overhead, and at ground level, twisting of the waist, shoulders, and legs, and lying on stomach and/or back.
Must have the ability to physically manage and support children when needed for safety in general camp activities (child weighing 50 - 200 pounds).
Ability to perform a variety of tasks outdoor in different climate.


Stipend: $750—$950 depending on years served at Shiloh

Shiloh is an equal opportunity employer