Summer, Camp Northwoods, Counselors (8)

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number Sum00025P
Position Title Summer, Camp Northwoods, Counselors (8)
Department Summer & Special Programs - Institutes
Position Status Full-Time
Position Type Summer
Months per Year Other
Work hours


Start Date (For temporary positions only) 06/18/2018
End Date (For temporary positions only) 08/11/2018
Position Band/Level Summer
Pay Range $11.00 per hour

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Job Summary

CNW Counselors are responsible for supervising groups of up to 24 children entering grades 1 – 6 and assisting the Camp Director and Assistant Director in the day to day operation of the camp. Counselors lead activities (arts and crafts, hiking, games, etc.) and help supervise instruction given by others (swimming, ceramics, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

Counselors must be 18 years old, mature and responsible individuals that are creative, fun, energetic, and team-oriented. Experience in a camp setting or working with young children preferred; excellent references required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only)
EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

Posting Information

Posting Date 02/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please list any Volunteer Experience. (Please include Dates, Organization and Position, and Responsibilities.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Please describe how your experiences and training involving camping or other similar fields might influence this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you certified in CPR?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you certified in First Aid?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Are you a certified Lifeguard?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. What qualities does a well-run camp have and how can this make a difference to the campers?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. Please list Camp Experiences. (Must List Dates, Camp and Director Name, Location and if you were a Camper or Staff Member)

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. Camp Skills - describe interests you have and the skills you could contribute to the camp (arts and crafts, dance, theater, music, nature, sports, waterfront activities, ropes course, climbing, academic, computer, etc.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents