• Summer Camp Counselor Opportunities (2019)

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    Germany SAS


    Are you looking for an opportunity this summer to grow your leadership skills, and guide the personal growth of campers? We are seeking students that have a passion for the development of children, are able to put to use their critical thinking skills, and can provide a positive upbeat attitude in a dynamic environment. Come join us for an exciting summer at SAS Summer Day Camp!

    SAS offers several camp programs throughout the year to employees’ children ages 6 - 12. We are currently seeking applicants for the 2019 summer camp.

    Timeline Details

    • Applications Open through March 2019. Interviews will take place March-April.
    • Staff training will be the week of June 3.
    • Summer Day Camp 2019: June 10- August 16.
    • Each staff member will have a 30-40 hour work week; with hours from 7:00 am- 3:00 pm, 8:30AM – 4:30PM OR 9:30 am-5:30 pm (this will be dependent upon your role).

     Details about the Opportunities

    The Summer Day Camp requires a team of individuals to provide an unforgettable experience to our campers. We have three different roles available this summer:


    • Primary caregivers for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Counselors will need to be available to work 9 out of the 10 weeks.
    • Direct and supervise campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of program activities for campers within the mission. To include in areas such as the pool, nature, all camp activities, and arts and crafts as directed.
    • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff.
    • Provide parents appropriate feedback and information as needed for their campers to have a successful camp experience. 

    Junior Counselors

    • Assist our Counselors in the caregiving of campers. They will be a part of carrying out activities and guiding campers on a daily basis.
    • Junior Counselors will be placed on a rotating schedule throughout the summer: where they will work two weeks on, and one week off (total of 6 working weeks).
    • Provide support to the overall operations of the summer camp where needed; to also include assisting in the set up and break down of camp.

    On- Call Counselor

    • Hours for this role will vary based on need. On call counselors may be called to work for one week, or a single day.

    Minimum Qualifications of All Summer Camp Positions

    • Currently enrolled in school .
    • Ability to be on feet for at least 8 hours a day
    • Ability to lift 40 pounds
    • Ability to be outdoors for at least 5 hours per day
    • Ability to walk, stand, kneel, stoop and manual dexterity
    • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
    • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.
    • Willing to work in a camp setting and irregular hours with daily exposure to the sun and heat and other environmental conditions.


    Seeking a degree in Education, Recreation, or related area with experience working with children in a camp setting

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values: Passionate, curious, accountable, and authentic. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more:Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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