Floating Counselor

PositionFloating Counselor
Job TypeFull-time, seasonal
Total positions hired1 (male or female)
Duration8 weeks; typically the 2nd weekend in June through the second weekend in August
Job DescriptionThe 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.
  • 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
  • Have fun
RequirementsThe 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
  • $180/week
  • Up to $900 additional if participating in support a staff
  • Pay raise if you return for more than one summer

Support a Staff: Through the Support a Staff program you can add up to $900 to your salary for the summer. Your goal is to raise an additional $450, and BBC will match the amount you raise. Any additional money raised will be put into the Support a Staff fund. We’ll provide you with a great sample letter to send out to friends, family, or your church.

Many of our staff come back year after year, and we love that! We try to encourage all of our staff to return by offering them a pay raise for each summer they return!

How to Apply
  • Fill out the application- Link is found on Jobs Available page
  • Send in your references – see the application for details.