Intern Camp Counselor - West Windsor, Piscataway, or Allentown
The Intern Camp Counselor will be given the opportunity to take part in one or more roles during the duration of their internship. The intern is required to be a Camp Counselor during the five weeks of MYCC Summer Camp (two weeks in Whitehall), but you may also apply to any other positions in addition to being a Camp Counselor. During the Spring, you can be an Assistant Director and work on the curriculum, registration, and other planning.
Each intern counselor will be assigned two to four children depending on the age group. There will always be either an Art or Sports Teacher present during the respective activities who will be responsible for your group. You will receive adequate training prior to the start of camp.
Provide guidance and advice and serve as a role model to the campers and Counselors-in-Training.
Welcome campers to MYCC Summer Camp and make them comfortable.
Supervise all aspects of campers’ day from the time they are dropped off until the time they are picked up.
Monitor safety and appropriateness of campers’ activity.
Provide opportunities to discuss concerns or problems of campers.
Work to establish a positive Islamic environment.
Staff must arrive 30 minutes prior to camp and leave 30 minutes after camp.
Encourage respect for individuals, personal property, camp facilities, and nature.
Remind and help campers realize their goals as established by MYCC Summer Camp.
Participate in additional skill building tasks which will strengthen their competencies Administrative Assistant:
Assist the Directors with planning, marketing and promotion, scheduling of all MYCC Summer Camp locations
Assist planning, organization, execution and evaluation of a formal training program for those junior to interns
Assist with curriculum by offering diverse educational, yet fun based activities and sessions to children enrolled in camps
Assist with managing the registration process and logistics related to MYCC Summer Camp Intern Value Proposition Interns will have the opportunity to participate in various camp operations that utilize their current skills and build new skills, such as:
Leadership and teamwork skills
Communication drafting and preparation (for parents and campers)
Weekly write-up summary to parents
Curriculum development and syndication, with the ability to plan unique activities in recreation, arts, and crafts
Camper evaluation, data collection and reporting
Marketing and advertising, including design and maintenance Position Requirements
Photography and compilation of photos
Must be a college student.
Strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of campers.
Ability to observe camper behavior, assess the situation, and assess appropriate safety policies, and emergency procedures.
Ability to assist campers in an emergency.
Cognitive and communication abilities needed to effectively conduct program activities.
Must be enthusiastic, vocal, and energized and keep campers engaged at all times.
Must be able to work well in an ambiguous and changing environment.
Must be goal oriented and self-managing.
Must be a team player and have the ability to align work to the overall MYCC strategy.
Note: Interns will receive Certificate of Volunteer Hours, jobs reference, and letters of recommendation upon request.