Summer Camp Counselor - July and August 2020

Apply for this Position

Application Form     (* indicates required field)

Please attach the following files

Please upload either a word or PDF version of your cover letter for this position.
Please upload either a word or PDF version of your current resume.
Such as letters of recommendation, work examples, etc.

Please answer the following questions to help us better evaluate your application.

Westchester Country Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with federal, state and local laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regards to race, color, national origin, religious beliefs, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, military status or any other basis protected by federal, state and or local fair employment laws. 1

To successfully complete this electronic application you must reach the final confirmation page and click “finish”. If you log out before hitting “finish”, each page of your application is saved separately and you will be able to log in at a later time to complete your application. You will need to click the “finish” button for your application to get due consideration.

The following questions relate to Privacy and will require you initialing or signing that you agree with the terms.

We respect our Applicants’ privacy. Applicants will be required to provide specific information to complete the application process. The information you provide, unless otherwise specified, will only be used in regard to our employment decision.

I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application form if I am considered for employment. I also authorize previous employers, personal references named or any other persons to whom the company may refer, to give any and all information regarding my employment or scholastic standing together with any other information, personal, or otherwise, that may or may not be on their records. I voluntarily and knowingly fully release and hold harmless any person or organization that provides information pertaining to me or my employment.

I understand that misrepresentation or omission of the facts called for herein, receipt of unsatisfactory references will be sufficient cause for denial of employment or dismissal from the company’s service if I shall have been employed.

I further understand if I shall be employed, my employment will be on a probationary basis. Either of us may terminate our work relationship during this probationary period if it is fact I will not meet job demands for any reason. I also understand that any job I am offered will not be for any set period of time and does not constitute a contract of employment. I further understand that this policy cannot be changed except in writing and then only when signed by an authorized representative of the employer.

You must agree to the disclosure statement provided in order for us to accept your application.

To finalize your application, please confirm you are not a bot

You will receive confirmation after we have received your application.

Camp Counselor

All camp counselors will supervise a group of 10-15 campers, ages 3-9 (all groups being comprised of children of the same age). Counselors have at least 1 partner with whom they share their responsibilities, and camper safety is the most important of these. No camper is ever left unattended by camp staff.

SUMMARY REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or satisfy the productivity, performance or qualification standards for the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Daily attendance and dismissal records for all campers
  • Supervision and facilitation of lunchtime activities
  • Assisting Camp Activity Directors with daily activities (including Arts & Crafts, Tennis, Swimming, Science, Cooking, Story Time, Boating, and Sports) planned for their campers, and participation in them, as needed.
  • Accompanying campers to all areas of the camp property, including First Aid, bathrooms, and activity areas.
  • Attendance at daily staff meetings
  • Attendance to mandatory orientation sessions, pre-season
  • Daily interaction and communication with campers, co-workers, and parents
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills

Incidental Duties

The above list of essential job functions describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to positively motivate and manage children
  • Comfortable with taking direction, as well as communicating with co-workers
  • Highly responsible and well-organized in tending to campers’ daily needs
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position.

Education and Experience:

  • Prior Counselor experience preferred.
  • Minimum age requirement is 16 to meet NYS Minor Law Guidelines.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Unexpired First Aid Certification and CPR Certifications – a plus

Language and Communication Skills:

Physical, sensory and motor demands:

  • Highly active, multitasking type of environment (group of children to direct and monitor)
  • Frequent Standing for extended periods of time.
  • Frequent Walking
  • Excellent physical fitness, visual acuity and sense of urgency to attend to young children needs 
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors throughout the summer


Location: Rye, NY
Apply for this Position Job code: 1000496
Apply at: