Camp counsellor Job Description

Camp counsellor Job Description Template

Camp counsellors guide and supervise children in recreational activities, fostering personal growth and teamwork. Responsibilities include planning events, ensuring safety, and resolving conflicts, while promoting fun and learning.


  • Organize and lead recreational activities for children and teenagers
  • Supervise and ensure the safety of campers during activities and free time
  • Plan and execute programs that promote personal growth, teamwork, and social skills
  • Provide guidance and support to campers in resolving conflicts and homesickness
  • Assist in the implementation of health and safety protocols and emergency procedures
  • Collaborate with fellow counselors and camp staff to create a positive and inclusive camp community
  • Monitor camper behavior and maintain a positive and respectful environment


  • Minimum age of 18 years old
  • Previous experience working with children
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • CPR and first aid certification
  • Ability to plan and organize activities
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Willingness to live on site during camp sessions

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