Salary Range: $2,500 – $3,500
Directly responsible to: Camp Director
Specific responsibilities include:
- Responsible for safety and emergency procedures on the entire waterfront.
- Organize LGT orientation at the beginning of the summer.
- Keep accurate records and copies of all certifications of all staff.
- Responsible to the American Red Cross for implementing a swimming program according to their standards of safety and skill development.
- Create a meaningful program within the general goals of the camp for their particular department. An outline for this program should be submitted to Camp by POOP Week.
- Effectively train a staff to carry out this program.
- Consult with the Camp Director on matters concerning the department (i.e. staff, facilities, program, and purchases).
- Support Program Director in the implementation of ACA programs.
- Ensuring that proper care is used concerning the department facilities and equipment.
- Participate in a two minute orientation program to introduce campers to your department’s activity period program on Sundays.
- Consult with the Director in ordering supplies before the season begins.
- When supplies are received: Inventory against packing slip and give to Director immediately.
- Prepare a written evaluation of department at the end of the season which includes an inventory and suggestions for future purchases.
- Personally teach some classes each week — as a role model for counselors and as a means of maintaining contact with campers.
- Enforce rules, policies, and values of Bishopswood.
- Work with CIT trainers to provide supervision and evaluation of CITs assigned to work in their department.
- Conduct a performance review conference with each counselor at least twice during the summer.
- Plan and announce free time activities every day.
- Lead ACGN when appropriate.
- Ring the bell.
- Keep department very clean.
- Offer Lifeguarding to CITs and staff.
- Waterfront installation and proper storage at the end of the season.
- Responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers when they are boating, according to procedures of the American Red Cross.