KEY Camp Counselor

Reports to:

Community Education and Lifelong Learning


Overnights in the Res Hall


1,000 Stipend and Room and Board for the Duration of the Camp

Job Posting Date:


Job Summary and Responsibilities:

The position of K EY Camp Counselor assists in the implementation of KEY Camp and supports instructors, other counselors, and campers. Camp Counselors must be available to work two days before camp begins and through the duration of camp. Camp Counselors are required to stay overnight in the Casper College Residence Halls.

The Camp Counselor is responsible for managing day-to-day operations including camp events, activities, meals, class attendance, and transitions. The Counselor is responsible for the supervision of campers at all times. The Counselor works with camp staff to provide a high-quality camp experience while implementing the camp’s safety policies and procedures and promoting an inclusive, positive environment. This position reports to the KEY Camp Lead Counselor.

Ensure that campers understand and follow their daily schedule.
Oversee campers in the Residence Halls at all times.
Facilitate a variety of small and large group events and activities.
Remain visible and accessible to campers and know the whereabouts of campers at all times.
Supervise campers during breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Promote a healthy camp environment and cultivate positive relationships.
Use positive behavior management, model exemplary behavior, and promote an inclusive environment.
Participate in all camp training.
Comply with all applicable laws and college policies, including applicable local and state health orders.
Ensure the proper use of all facilities and equipment.
Follow and enforce all behavioral expectations.
Know and follow all safety policies and emergency procedures.
Know campers’ dietary restrictions/allergies and ensure that campers have access to the appropriate meals/snacks.
Identify, solve, and report problems with scheduling, staffing, supplies, weather, and other issues to ensure campers have an excellent experience.
Assist in maintaining accurate program records, including incident reports.
Report staff and student concerns to the Lead Counselor in a timely manner.
Immediately report incidents and accidents to the Camp Nurse and the Lead Counselor, or campus security.
Other duties as assigned.

Work Environment:
Typical work environment is a college campus setting, including classrooms, resident halls, outdoor areas, and dining hall.
Must be available to work two days before camp begins and through the duration of camp.
Required to stay overnight in the Residence Hall.

Physical Demands:
Employee must be able to move easily across a variety of indoor and outdoor terrain and to participate in a variety of activities and games, including outdoor games and sports.
Employee must be able to stand or sit for long periods, speak, hear, use hands and fingers to handle materials and use a computer, feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at CC or a partnership institution. 18 years old or older
Education and/or experience working with youth in an educational setting
Ability to relate to and communicate well with children
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Exhibit caring personality and patience
Maintain neat and professional appearance
Work as a team member and collaborate with staff
A valid driver’s license
Ability to pass a background check

How to apply:

Completed Casper College online application–On the Casper College Job Page
Cover Letter

Contact Person:

Zhanna Gallegos

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