Mount Hermon

Day Camp Counselor- Male

Job Location US-CA-Mount Hermon
Posted Date 5 months ago(9/27/2017 5:54 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Targeted Job Start Date
Summer Staff
Projected Position End Date


Summer Staff - Organized Camp

Position Objective:


Day Camp Counselors are responsible to model a genuine Christian lifestyle to primary youth, providing campers safety and well-being while befriending campers to nurture spiritual growth through program activities and curriculum in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.


Key Job Accountabilities:           

  • Responsible for the physical and spiritual welfare of campers through discipline and guidance of campers.
  • Responsible to implement a variety of camp activities and curriculum, as instructed by the leadership team.
  • Responsible to lead and assist in crafts, music, drama, group games, etc.
  • Responsible to share in the responsibilities of keeping camp areas including workspaces and supplies clean and orderly.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


General Qualifications:


A mature follower of Jesus, still growing and developing in their faith.  Fully in accord with Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) mission, vision, values and statement of beliefs. Committed to living these out personally, and instilling them in the organization.  Of strong moral character and integrity.




  • High school graduate.
  • Some college experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR/First Aid certified.

Work Experience:


  • Preferred previous experience working with children.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Emotionally mature and willing to accept responsibility.
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.
  • Ability to articulate the gospel of Jesus Christ as communicated in scripture.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and possess problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to engage in active listening.
  • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • Capable of providing children with a strong Christian role model.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.

Key Job Accountabilities

Physical Demands:


The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, hiking, shouting, ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15-60 lbs., and engage in general physical play with children. 


Additional Requirements:

  • Will be assigned a secondary role as required for all Summer Staff.
  • Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in Mount Hermon’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • May be required to work with campers with special needs through our 1-on-1 program in assisting them physically, cognitively, and emotionally as they engage the camp experience in a way best suited to their individual needs.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, or valid work permit, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

 *This job description reflects essential functions of this position. It does not restrict management’s right to reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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