Copper Mountain Resort Woodward Summer Camp Cheer Counselor in Boreal, California

For your application to be considered:

  • Please complete all questions in full
  • Submit a Resume
  • Provide 3 References

Position Summary:

The Cheer Counselor's mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. Counselors are expected to teach campers in all aspects of Cheerleading relative to the camper's ability. Applicants must have strong skills within their sport and strong communication skills. Counselors instruct campers in their sport/activity and may be required to stay overnight in the Bunkhouse, and they are responsible for up to 12 campers between the ages of 7-17. Further, they are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper when they are not in instructional sessions. This includes eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc.

Cheer Counselors have specific duties related to keeping the Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Although you are hired on as a Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.

All camp employees are role models to our campers and should be prepared to represent the Woodward brand to the highest standard.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop caring relationships with campers and help provide the best camp experience
  • Make sure the basic needs of your campers are met
  • Provide high quality instruction for safe skill progression and a fun learning environment
  • Care for homesick campers and inform appropriate staff
  • Communicate with medical staff regarding injuries and special needs
  • Facilitate disbursement of medication through the Camp Nurse
  • Understand and be aware of allergies and other special needs of your campers
  • Participate in recreation activities with enthusiasm and encourage campers to do the same
  • Enforce lights out policies and other camper behavioral rules
  • Work with campers to keep the Bunkhouse neat and safe at all times
  • Check in arriving campers on Sundays and be aware of all procedures
  • Check out departing campers on Saturdays and be aware of all procedures
  • General cleaning and maintenance of facilities including the Bunker, Mess hall, and Bunkhouse
  • Maintain a positive attitude and arrive to shifts on time
  • Uphold highest standard of professionalism in appearance and behavior at all times
  • Behave in a manner appropriate to our youngest campers (7 years old)
  • Help in the Mess hall, the Bunker, and around campus doing various jobs
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Honest and has the highest integrity
  • Live on camp grounds in assigned housing and adhere to all camp rules
  • Follows all established policies and procedures
  • Sets the example for others and is above reproach
  • Can handle fast paced, potentially high pressure environment
  • Flexible with hours and days of work; can work any hours of the day, any days of the week
  • Organizes tasks and prioritizes personal time and work to have a good balance
  • Background check
  • Up to date resume
  • 3 references

Certification & Education Requirements:

  • Cheer experience required
  • Summer camp experience preferred
  • Life guard certification preferred
  • Driver's License preferred

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