Any Baby Can Camp Counselor

Published

04/03/2018

Start Date

06/04/2018

End Date

06/08/2018

Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Peaceable Kingdom
19051 FM2484
Killeen
Texas
76542
United States

Description

Camp Grey Dove:


Any Baby Can's Camp Grey Dove is a 5 day overnight summer camp for siblings of children diagnosed with cancer. The camp will be coordinated by Any Baby Can staff and hosted at Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children (PKRC) in Killeen, Texas.


Position Summary:


Camp Counselors will play a key role in creating and facilitating an environment in which children between the ages of 7 and 17 can have fun and make new friends. Camp Counselors are required to stay the entire 5 days.


Responsibilities Include:


 Fostering positive, meaningful relationships with the campers throughout the week.

 Working with Candlelighters & PKRC staff to create a safe environment in the cabins and throughout the camp.

 In the Texas heat, one of your most important jobs will be to check in with campers throughout the day to make sure they are staying hydrated.

 Supervising campers in assigned activity groups, both in the cabin and any place assigned on camp property.

 Co-leading a group of campers in activities and help campers’ transition from one activity to the next.

 Having energetic and positive attitudes to encourage campers to participate in camp activities led by PKRC staff.

 Staying overnight with campers in their cabins and assisting with bedtime and morning routines.

 Setting a positive example through your leadership for the Counselors-In-Training (CITs), siblings of children with cancer who are ages 15-17 years old.

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available

How To Apply

volunteer@anybabycan.org
https://www.givepulse.com/event/72172-Camp-Grey-Dove-Application-for-Prospective-Counselors-Due-by-April-25

If you are interested in applying, please submit an online application through our volunteer portal, GivePulse. The link is provided above.


Applicant Requirements:

Please note, all applicants must be 18 by June 1, 2018.

All applicants are required to complete a background check.


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