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Multi-Sport Counselor

Company: Headfirst Summer Camps
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Position:Our popular Multi-Sport camp focuses on exposing young athletes to a variety of sports and activities while bringing out each athlete's personal best. The camp activities rotate weekly and Multi-Sport Counselors work closely as a team to build connections with their groups.Camper ages: 6-12 years oldActivities include: field & court sports including basketball, soccer, floor hockey, flag football; PE-style games consisting of hungry hippos and capture the flag; mental agility and mindset; tournament competitions; team spirit activitiesSupervisor: Multi-Sport Program LeaderSchedule: 7:45 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - FridayAdditional opportunities: Morning Extended Day (7:15 am arrival); Afternoon Extended Day (3:30-6:00 pm daily)What You'll Do:Nuts & Bolts: Bring Camp to Life* Coach a team of 8-10 campers, often linking up with a co-counselor and their team* Implement a planned schedule, teach pre-written curriculum, and engage campers at all times* Implement Headfirst's safety protocols on supervision, bathrooms, emergency medications, and camper behavior management* Lead team meetings, sports and physical individual and team challenge activities, lunch, snack, transitions, and bathroom and sunscreen breaks* Support during swim, morning and afternoon carpool, and morning and afternoon program meetingsNurture Physical, Social & Emotional Safety* Work directly with campers to support them in their emotional, physical, and social development through hands-on, team-based experiences and developmentally appropriate activities* Form close connections to campers and seek support when campers need help from others at campRepresent Headfirst for Families & Facility Partners* Represent the Headfirst brand daily to families at carpool and school facility partners and guests throughout the summer by being enthusiastic, hands-on, helpful, and in uniform* Actively participate in our efforts to take care of our camp facility and communityBe an Active Member of the Camp Team* Arrive on time, communicate schedule changes promptly, be a loyal and consistent team member who shows up for the campers and your team* Enthusiastically participate in camp programs and take an active role in building the team around you* Collaborate with and build up fellow counselors, knowing your actions can directly impact everyone around you* Be flexible with your assignment and open to supporting other programs on siteStart Each Day with an Open Mind* Attend and participate in daily staff meetings and weekly in-season trainings* Bring your strengths with you and acknowledge there's room for growth and learningHandle the Curveballs* Be prepared to problem-solve and use your institutional and experiential knowledge to make educated, informed decisions when challenges arise* Practice resiliency and arrive with a "How Can I Help?" mentality that puts camper experience and team success at the forefront through problem solving and trying new thingsAbout You:Education:* High School Graduate, OR 18 years old and older, OR equivalent educational experience.* If you are still in high school, between 16-18 years old, please apply for our Junior Counselor roleHeadfirst Companies are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We value diversity and inclusivity across our Headfirst community, and we strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.Apply for this job onlineRefer this job to a friendShare on your newsfeedJob Types: Full-time, TemporaryBenefits:* Referral programSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: Headfirst Summer Camps, Bethesda , Multi-Sport Counselor, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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