Camp Counselor Resume

Camp Counselors are responsible for planning, coordinating and monitoring outdoor and indoor entertainment activities for children during camp. They must supervise and take care of children and also teach them the importance of bonding and playing within a team. The main activities organized by Camp Counselors include hiking, canoeing, painting or sculpture, campfire games and crafts. A good Camp Counselor must have exceptional interpersonal skills, must be able to identify the children's needs and recommend exciting games according to their age and interests. Intellectual activities are at a high demand as well. Depending on their competencies and educational background Camp Counselors will focus on a part of these activities.

Those who want to write a resume for such a position should take into consideration the fact that previous working experience, personal and professional competencies as well as training are the most important aspects. As previously mentioned, a good Camp Counselor must be able to stimulate children and engage them in enriching activities. Therefore, it is important to emphasize your formal or informal studies as well as areas of interests. Summarize your personal qualities and professional skills and competencies that recommend you for this job. Do not forget to mention all the former responsibilities and duties in this area.

Sample Camp Counselor Resume

Contact information

Name: Chad Winston
Address: Plum Street, Canada
E-mail: chad.winston@example.com
Birth date: 12.04.1978
Marital Status: Married
Children: One
Driver's License: B category, 1998

Introduction

From my point of view, a Camp Counselor is in charge of organizing camp group activities.

Objective

I am looking for a position as a Camp Counselor, where I can use my skills, experience and dedication in order to provide safe, fun and enriching camp activities.

Summary

Dynamic, open minded and enthusiastic Camp Counselor, with excellent communication skills, positive attitude and experience, I am eager to develop entertaining activities for children.

Skills and qualifications

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Highly organized and good planner;
  • Dynamic and driven;
  • People oriented;
  • Problem solver;
  • Great physical condition;
  • Team worker;
  • Energy and enthusiasm;
  • Maturity and common sense;
  • Punctual and reliable.

Work experience

Camp Counselor,
Summertime Children Camp,
2004-present

Duties and responsibilities

  • Organizing and directing fun and enriching games and group activities;
  • Teaching the basics of volley and football;
  • Ensuring a proper and exciting environment;
  • Promoting an healthy and positive lifestyle;
  • Teaching children the importance of team spirit;
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety standards and regulations;
  • Solving all arising conflicts;
  • Reporting to the nursery all health conditions or injuries;
  • Obeying camp rules and policies.

Camp Counselor,

Seventeen Summer Camp,
1998-2004

Duties and responsibilities

  • Acting as a chaperone during nights;
  • Establishing collaborating relationships with all camp staff;
  • Providing effective leadership;
  • Performing other duties as assigned;
  • Helping children develop their skills and competencies;
  • Organizing contests and debates on engaging subjects.

Education and training

Bachelor's Degree in Education, University of Ottawa
High School Diploma

Achievements and affiliations

Member of the American Camp Association

Areas of interest

Children Psychology
Sports

References

References available at request

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