Cabin Counselor
Camp Chief Ouray

Are you a camp person who loves the outdoors and working with kids? Spend your summer in Colorado!

Located between Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, and Winter Park Resort.

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Cabin Counselor

Camp Chief Ouray
Granby, Colorado
$602.00 - $602.00 / week
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 3 months. (May 22, 2024)

Position Summary: The Cabin Counselor provides leadership for, lives with, and cares for a cabin group of 8-10 campers in male and female identifying cabins. They are expected to work collaboratively with their co-counselor to ensure each camper’s physical, social, and emotional health and safety needs are met. They are responsible for all other aspects of the camper’s experience, with the expectation of exceptional customer service. The Cabin Counselor is responsible for organizing, planning and safely running one or more activity classes each week. All cabin counselors must be at least 18 years old. Must have current certification in CPR/First Aid or be willing to obtain certification. 

Work Dates: May 22 - August 10, 2024

Essential Functions: All CCO Staff Camp Chief Ouray staff are expected to create a safe space for all campers, families, and staff while allowing development and growth for all. They should possess the mental, social and emotional skills necessary to build rapport and positive relationships, putting camper needs first. Responding to camper and customer requests for service, troubleshooting problems and developing solutions in a patient and respectful manner is an important aspect of our work. All staff should contribute to a cooperative and positive camp community, take responsibility for the upkeep of the camp facility and cleanliness of camp. Assist with other departments as needed.  

Compensation: This position pays $602/week and also includes room and board, laundry on site, practice 21st century skills, CPR/First Aid and/or Wilderness First Aid certification, diverse and global experiences, welcoming and inclusive team environment, free and/or discounted program rentals, close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park and additional outdoor recreation areas, discount on summer camp registration for immediate family members, and pro deal discounts to outdoor retail companies. 

Application Process: We value your time and appreciate your interest in working at Camp Chief Ouray.  All interviews are conducted via video call. 

  • We aim to reach out with an invitation for an interview or to decline your application within one to two weeks of your application being submitted.  
  • Returning Staff: There is typically only one interview for returning staff.  
  • We will do our best to make a hiring decision within two-three weeks of the date of your interview. 
  • After your interview(s), we meet as a full-time team at CCO to discuss each applicant. We aim to have an answer to you within one week of your interview.  

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