Camp Counselor (PT) Camp Cho-Yeh – Livingston TX

Camp Counselor (PT) Camp Cho-Yeh – Livingston TX

About Camp Cho-Yeh

Camp Cho-Yeh exists to be a place where Jesus Christ transforms lives through meaningful relationships and outdoor adventures. Cho-Yeh is located in the piney woods of East Texas and is in a perfect spot to serve the surrounding area in camp ministry.

Camp Counselor Summary

Develop meaningful relationships with campers, lead Bible studies, teach and assist with activities and monitor the overall care and safety of campers. To uphold the mission of Cho-Yeh in word and action.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as a counselor in a group of 10 to 16 day or residential campers, working with other co-counselors sharing in cabin group related responsibilities.
  • Counselors will have primary responsibilities with a specific age group, either Explorers (elementary), Pathfinders (junior high) or Sojourners (high school).
  • While there is a possibility of experiencing other age groups, counselors will be hired for one specific age group for the majority of their time at camp.
  • Provide an environment of safety, caring and encouragement for all campers.
  • Communicate with supervisors about cabin life and camper situations.
  • Provide support and accountability for fellow staff in cabin.
  • Manage cabin group in accordance with Cho-Yeh policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership and initiative in teaching and assisting activities.
  • Monitor camper’s health and condition.
  • Prepared to lead Bible Study (from provided curriculum) and devotional times throughout the week.
  • Communicate with campers, parents, supervisors and fellow staff in a professional manner.
  • Willing to perform the duties of A-Team or Kitchen Krew, possibly both, for a minimum of one week.
  • Plug into evening programs, once campers have departed, as necessary.
  • Understand the differences between day camp and resident camp schedules and maintain flexibility

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of employment, at least one year through college preferred.
  • Must be able to supervise children on a twenty-four hour, seven days a week basis with limited time off.
  • Must possess visual and auditory abilities to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activity.
  • Must demonstrate strong moral and Christian values and set an example of living the Gospel of Jesus Christ on a daily basis.
  • Must be willing to teach daily Bible Study and devotions consistent with Cho-Yeh’s Statement of Faith and organizational beliefs.
  • Must possess the ability to communicate and work with groups of all ages and skill levels in order to provide necessary instruction to campers.
  • Must be able to observe camper behavior, evaluate its appropriateness, and enforce and implement appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude and provide a positive environment for campers.
  • Strong awareness and commitment to preventing, detecting, and responding to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.
  • Apply online @ https://www.cho-yeh.org/summer-camp/staff/
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