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Job Title: Camp Counselor

Job Summary: We are seeking a responsible and enthusiastic Camp Counselor to join our team. The Camp Counselor will be responsible for supervising and leading camp activities, ensuring the safety and well-being of campers, and creating a positive and inclusive camp environment.


  • Supervise and lead camp activities, including sports, arts and crafts, and outdoor adventures
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of campers at all times
  • Create a positive and inclusive camp environment that fosters personal growth and development
  • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities and programs
  • Communicate effectively with campers, parents, and other staff members
  • Provide guidance and support to campers as needed
  • Assist with daily camp operations, including meal times and cabin clean-up
  • Attend staff meetings and training sessions as required


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience working with children in a camp or similar setting
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain certification)

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and run for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to participate in camp activities, including swimming and hiking

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits may include housing, meals, and access to camp facilities.

Application Process: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience working with children in a camp

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Camp Counselor

What is the best way to find and hire a Camp Counselor near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Camp Counselor applicants. Employers posting their Camp Counselor job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Camp Counselor applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Camp Counselor are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Camp Counselor positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Camp Counselor role?
SMS has 84% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Camp Counselor job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Camp Counselors are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 158% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Camp Counselor applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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