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Camp Counselor

POSITION TITLE: Camp Counselor
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
SUPERVISES: Non-supervisory
COMPENSATION: $14.00 / Hour
CATEGORY: Part-time Seasonal – Non-exempt

DESCRIPTION: 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 6-14, in a safe and engaging environment. Must be available to work June 1–Aug. 7.

·       Ensure the safety of all campers throughout the entirety of the camp day
·       Become proficient in stand-up paddleboard, 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 as many as 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
·       Possess or obtain a Safe Sport certification
·       Ability to lift and maneuver items weighing as much as 50 pounds

·       Strong customer service skills
·       Previous experience working with kids
·       Positive attitude and professional demeanor
·       Punctual and reliable
·       Aquatic/boating knowledge
·       Valid driver’s license

All employees must pass a drug test and criminal background check prior to hiring.

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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