Summer Sports Festival Camp Counselor - College Camp Assistant

Alfred, NY
May 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.

Category: Classified

Department: Athletics

Location: Alfred, NY

Posted: May 23, '17

Type: Part-time Temporary

Job Description:

The Alfred State Summer Sports Festival has part-time temporary employment opportunities during the camp dates starting June 26th running through July 20th. COLLEGE CAMP ASSISTANTS are temporary, casual positions; working with campers in small groups as a group leader, assistant group leaders, or assistant; may develop and conduct special activities for campers, such as educational and recreational programs.

The following positions are available:

1. Arts & Crafts Instructor

2. Sports Counselors

3. Learn to Swim Instructors

4. Life Guards

5. Water Safety Instructor


Supervise and assist campers in educational and recreational activities; ensure the safe arrival and departure of campers; escort campers to and from all scheduled activities; assist program staff in conducting various events; ensure campers eat lunch, maintain proper hydration, and apply insect repellent and sun screen. When assigned as group leaders or assistant group leader, supervise junior staff members, ensuring that they follow all schedules and camp safety guidelines; plan and conduct educational or recreational programs for campers, ensuring availability of materials and equipment; and coordinate or assist with sports competitions or camp productions.

Applicants must be a high school or college student or possess a GED or high school diploma. Experience working with school age children is a plus, specialized health and safety certifications may be required for certain positions.

The Life Guards and the Water Safety Instructor positions must have CPR, First Aid and life guard certificate. Applicants with prior recreational/camp experience will be given preference.


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