"I am leaving BBC this summer with the knowledge that I am loved, a sense of a second family, and knowing I have a place that I am completely accepted and loved in” - Remi (Counselor)
The position of floating counselor exists to give lead counselors longer breaks to rest during the week. While relieving a counselor the floating counselor will be responsible for the fun quotient, safety, and discipline of the group of campers. When not relieving a counselor the floating counselor will assist the program extraordinaire with program prep, leadership, and clean up.
Duration: 9 weeks
Type: Full Time Seasonal
Take time to know the different groups of campers you lead
Communicate well with all counseling staff to be aware of various needs, camper issues and schedule.
Cook meals over camp fire and involve campers in the cooking
Participate in worship and lead Bible study times
Guide campers through activities being aware of your campers whereabouts, activities and behavior
Maintain a safe environment at all times
Perform assigned clean up and set up duties
Aid program staff in leading/implementing program activities.
Lead Wilderness Weekends
Develop a job description for this position
Brainstorm schedule formats for this position.
Miscellaneous tasks according to Directors
Attend daily meetings, occasional weekend events and staff enrichment exercises
The floating counselor should have experience with the BBC program. This person should have a deep desire to share God’s love with those around him/her, especially campers and counseling staff. This person MUST be FLEXIBLE and exhibit great leadership, creatively interact with youth, be responsive to the direction of leadership, and desire to serve the community of BBC.
Minimum age: 19
Starting Salary: $1,800
(higher pay commensurate with experience)
Living in the beautiful green mountains of VT all summer
Food is provided for you most of the summer
Support a Staff: Earn up to an additional $900 for the summer (In short, you raise money and camp matches dollar for dollar. We’ll help you with this process)
Coming back for another summer on staff? We’ll offer you a pay raise each summer you return!
Learn life skills like cooking, group management, conflict resolution, and flexibility
Use camp as a great addition to your resume and receive quality references from year round staff