Summer Camp Counselor
This position is ideal if you will be in Lubbock during Summer I or Summer II sessions, enjoy working with young pre-college students and are looking to build your resume and develop leadership skills.
Job Title: Camp Counselor
Pay: $600-$700/week worked (dependent on hours worked)
Working Hours: 7:00AM-10:30PM (14 hours) (varies/ residential program)
About the Position
Counselors provide supervision for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for facilitating, coordinating, carrying out activities, and escorting campers. Counselors will be working in a diverse and quick-paced environment surrounded by peers, professionals, and students. The counselor reports to Camp Supervisor and Assistant Director of College Connect.
- Essential Job Functions
Counselors must live in the residence halls and supervise students in grades 5th -12th. The counselor will work with students from diverse backgrounds. Counselors will only work camps that they sign up for in advance.Responsibilities include:
• Maintain an exciting camp atmosphere by promoting the mission/vision of College Connect
•Escort students to and from classrooms across campus
• Discuss college readiness with students to include the value of higher education and share personal experiences regarding educational attainment
• Encourage students to think critically, promote good study habits, and act as academic role model
• Serve as positive mentors to the students and impact their lives in such manner
• Manage conflicts among campers
- Currently enrolled at TTU or recent TTU graduate (December 2018- May 2019)
- Cumulative GPA of 2.5
- Must be 18 years of age
- Must be able to pass and become certified in:
o EEO/Cleary Act/ Title IX
o Misconduct Training – SB1414 Child Protection
o A cleared Background Check
- Attend orientation
- Ability to interact with 5th – 12th grade population
- At least one summer experience working as a camp counselor and/or other applicable experience with K-12 students
- Experienced in planning or coordinating activities that promote diversity and team building
- Proven experience working in a fast paced environment
- Ability to document and track student forms
- Knowledgeable in TTU programs, engagement organizations, and resources
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- CPR and First Aid Training
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Knowledgeable in the development of youth
- Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in designated camp areas
- Ability to work long hours
How to Apply
- Attend one information session (see dates below). Attending an information session is required in order to receive an application.
- After attending an information session, submit the application online.
- Submit the Recommendation Form/Reference Form with your application.
- Sign up for an individual interview.
Open the Summer Camp Counselor Application on 2/25
Host Info Sessions (required to attend one before applying)
Close Camp Counselor Application on; and
With students and staff, select and notify applicants for interviews by end of March