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Aquatics Camp Counselor

POSITION TITLE: Camp Counselor

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

SUPERVISES: Non-supervisory

COMPENSATION: $10.00 / Hour

CATEGORY: Part-time Seasonal – Non-exempt

Camp Counselors handle the daily operations for the youth camp programs at Nathan Benderson Park. Their primary area of responsibility is to teach water and boating safety to campers ages 10 – 18, in a safe and engaging environment.


·         Ensure the safety of all campers throughout the entirety of the camp day

·         Become proficient in Stand Up Paddle Board, kayaking, canoeing, rowing, fishing, and boaters safety – training provided through NBP

·         Check-in and check-out of campers on a daily basis

·         Clean up and maintain equipment and facility

·         Supervision of up to 10 campers in an aquatics based environment


·         Possess or obtain Florida Boater’s License

·         Possess or obtain CPR/First Aid certification

·         Possess or obtain  Lifeguard certification


·         Strong customer service skills

·         Previous experience working with kids

·         Positive attitude and professional demeanor

·         Punctual and Reliable

·         Aquatic/boating knowledge

·         Valid driver’s license

SANCA is non-profit organization created to manage and promote Nathan Benderson Park, a Sarasota County Park and world class multi-use sports venue.  SANCA is an equal opportunity employer.

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Park Hours

April - October: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
November - March:     6 a.m. to 6 p.m.



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