All Sports Camp - Summer Counselor (Part-time and Temporary)

Winston Salem, NC
Feb 28, 2018
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
All Sports Camp - Summer Counselor (Part-time and Temporary)

**This is a temporary opportunity with Campus Recreation at Wake Forest University.

The scheduled hours vary between 7:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M. (averaging 25-30 hours per week).

Camp runs Monday - Friday June 18, 2018 - August 3, 2018**


The All-Sports Camp Counselor is responsible for the supervision of summer campers ages 6-12 through the six-week summer camp. The Counselor is also responsible for the daily supervisor of summer camp activities, administration of first aid and CPR, completion of daily forms, mediate disputes, and communicate with administration, campers, and parents.

Additional Information:
Day Camp Dates:
Job timeframe: Monday through Friday June 18 – Aug 3 (no camp July 2-6)
Mandatory staff training from Wednesday, June 13 – Friday, June 15.
Shifts fall between 7:30am - 6pm, M-F.
Mandatory staff meetings - Wednesdays 6pm

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and supervise camp activities and facilities as needed.
  • Supervise movement of campers between activity areas.
  • Assist with camper check in/check out procedures.
  • Instruct campers in various sport and camp activities.
  • Promote an inclusive and safe environment for camp participants.
  • Adapt to any issues regarding the site and/or employees and effectively communicate these issues with the necessary personnel.
  • Provide mentorship to campers by communicating detailed feedback in a constructive manner.
  • Identify and assist with discipline problems, or injuries and properly document the situation.
  • Provide customer service to campers and parents in various situations.
  • Administer immediate first aid and CPR when necessary. Know and implement the Emergency Action Procedures when the situation requires.
  • Attend all counselor training and mandatory meetings

As a result of being a student employee with Campus Recreation, students will have the opportunity to gain the following competencies based on NACE Top Ten Skills Employers Seek and CAS Learning Domains:

  • Effective Communication
  • Accountability/Integrity
  • Mentorship
  • Conflict Resolution

  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability/Resiliency

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Comfortable developing and leading various types of activities
    • Must be able to communicate effectively and relate to youth, parents and program staff
    • Must be flexible and able to adapt easily to changes that occur on short notice
    • Must possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude
    Certifications: CPR/AED and First Aid certification. Must pass a background check and complete Protection of Minor training and Rec emergency operations training.


This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.

Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States



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