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AHRC New York City Activity Counselor -Summer Camp in Ancramdale, New York


QUALIFICATIONS Experience in working with MR population in camping or residential setting preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in your specialty area. Must be 18 years or older. High school diploma or equivalent.

REPORT TO Program Coordinator/Cain Leader

JOB GOAL To provide the campers of Camp Anne with a fun and safe summer camp experience with an emphasis on quality programming in your area of expertise/specialty.


  • Work for two weeks a session at Camp Anne from the third week in June through to the fourth week in August as per Work Agreement. Days off are taken at the end of every session.

  • Develop and lead all activities in your area of specialty, cooperate with Program Coordinator in the development and implementation of said activities and direct other camp staff to assist you in these activities. Active involvement is expected at all times.

  • Provide instruction, supervision, guidance and motivation to all campers at your activities.

  • Insure the timely and accurate implementation of the daily schedule.

  • Assist the Program Coordinator in the development and implementation of all evening activities and special events.

  • Be responsible for the care, maintenance and distribution of all supplies and equipment in your specialty area. Make recommendations to the Program Coordinator for the ordering of new equipment/supplies. Provide an opening and closing inventory of all the equipment/supplies assigned to your activity area.

  • Live in the cabins with the campers and assist the other cabin staff in assuming the responsibility for the general health and safety of the campers in your cabin.

  • Act as an appropriate role model for all the campers at Camp Anne at all times.

  • Assist campers in all aspects of their daily routine including:

  • Camper hygiene

  • Daily activities

  • Cabin cleanliness and maintenance

  • Meal supervision/feeding

  • Medical considerations

  • Socialization and interaction

  • Assist the Cabin Leaders in the completion of the following paperwork as warranted:

  • Camper Body Checks

  • Camper Daily Health Checks

  • Camper Clothing List

  • Camper Goals

  • Camper Evaluation Form

  • Provide feedback to the Camp Administration with regards to effectiveness of program, with an emphasis on your own activity area, and make recommendations for all improvements.

  • Share O.D. and S.I. responsibility with other cabin staff as scheduled by the Cabin Leader.

  • Uphold and insure the implementation of all Camp Anne policies, procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Attend all meetings as required by Camp Administration.

  • Perform all other functions as requested by Camp Administration.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)