Counselor Job Description

For Summer 2019

Job Description

POSITION: Camp Counselor

DESCRIPTION OF EMPLOYER:  Teter Organic Farm Camp is a place for kids to learn about nature and where their food comes from. Campers spend a week immersed in the natural world at Teter Organic Farm, getting their hands dirty with ecology lessons, hands-on farm tasks, and good old-fashioned outdoor fun. Currently, we offer two day camps in June for children graduating from 3rd - 5th grade.

Teter Organic Farm Camp is located in Noblesville, Indiana at the beautiful 120 acre Teter Retreat and Farm.  Teter Organic Farm Camp is a part of Noblesville First United Methodist Church, which is the parent organization that employs all staff members from Teter Organic Farm Camp.

JOB SUMMARY: The Camp Counselor will work under the supervision of the Farm Camp Director. The Camp Counselor is responsible for leading games, activities and experiences for children in a small group setting.  They will also be responsible for the general safety, development and growth of the participants in his/her group.  The counselor will provide high quality outdoor educational and recreational experiences for participants.

MINIMUM AGE: 16 Years Old

QUALIFICATIONS (Required)

QUALIFICATIONS (Preferred)

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES :

WORK CONDITIONS:

FLSA: This is a part time hourly, seasonal position

HOURS:

Standard shifts are 8:30am – 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.  

Based on camper enrollment, limited additional hours will be made available to cover pre-care (7:30am - 8:30am) and aftercare (3:30pm - 5:30pm).  

All scheduling will be determined at least 1 month before camp begins.

DATES:

Employment is from June 6 - 21 (12 Work Days Total) 

Paid Training (2 Days): June 6-7.

Session 1 (5 Days): June 10 - 14

Session 2 (5 Days): June 17 - 21.  

COMPENSATION: Pay ranges from $10 - $15 / hour dependent on experience.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

MaryEllen St.Angelo

Farm Camp Director

info@TeterFarmCamp.com

(317) 762-2289