Camp Counselor
Green River Outreach for Wilderness

Camp Counselor/Instructor in Wyoming, bordering Bridger-Teton National Forest & the Wind River Range

Private ranch bordering national forest and BLM land.

Seasonal
  • summer
Location:
Boulder, Wyoming
Wages/Pay:
$425.00 / week
Experience:
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 3 months. (Jun 01, 2024)

Compensation: $425 per week. Job also includes lodging, meals, laundry,  Wyoming Fishing License, and on the job training.

Basic Duties: Instructors/Camp Counselors rotate living in the bunkhouse cabins with campers and are responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers in their care as well as the daily operations within the cabin. Counselors will be expected to lead specialized camp activities and should be comfortable leading and teaching in some of the camp's program areas listed under "Skills", as well as participating in or leading special events, evening activities, and meal preparation/clean-up. They must provide leadership and direct supervision of campers while in the cabin, which includes cabin clean up, at meals, and bedtime. Counselors will also participate in overnight camping trips and should be comfortable in rustic and remote locations. We are a smaller camp, with 18 campers per week. We are located on a private ranch that borders BLM and USFS land.  We will be filling 5 positions. 

Qualifications:
1. Must be 18 years of age or older by June 16th, 2024.
2. At least one completed year of college is preferred.
3. First Aid/CPR certification required.  Can help with course cost. 

Skills:
1. Each counselor should be proficient in teaching one or more of the following skills independently: horsemanship, riflery, archery, rock climbing, swimming, canoeing, fishing, arts and crafts, blacksmithing, ecology.
2. Previous camp, youth group, after-school, or other youth involvement is preferred.
3. Previous horsemanship and outdoor recreation experience are recommended.
4. NRA or CMP Riflery Instructor certification is desired.
5. Lifeguard certification is desired.
6. Ability to play a musical instrument and lead singing during campfires is desired.

Abilities:
1. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
2. Ability to live comfortably with a group of campers ages 8-15 in rustic and remote environments.
3. Willingness and stamina to work long hours, including early mornings and late nights.
4. Energy, enthusiasm, and a healthy attitude towards youth.
5. Physical ability to jump, bend, twist, run, lift 50 lbs, carry a backpack with personal and camp gear in uneven terrain, at high altitude, in inclement weather, and with significant elevation gain and losses.
6. High standards of moral character and personal hygiene.
7. Desire to uphold and share Christian values with campers in a positive environment.

How to Apply

For more information please contact Camp Director, Natasha Morris at (251) 577-1790. To apply, please submit an application and resume to director@greenriveroutreach.com.

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