Camp Counselor

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Sunrise Day Camp... for children with cancer and their siblings

Sunrise Day Camp – Pearl River is seeking dedicated, motivated, energetic, and empathetic counselors for our seven-week summer day camp, which exclusively serves children with cancer and their siblings. Our camp is 100% free to the families and transportation is included. We currently service children throughout the NY/NJ metro area (Manhattan, The Bronx, Northern New Jersey, Westchester, Rockland as well as the Lower Hudson Valley).  Entering our seventh season in Pearl River, we provide memorable experiences for kids who otherwise may never get to attend camp. Everyday counts for these children and our goal is to create a fun, interactive, and engaging camp setting – all amid a safe, inclusive environment. Counselors will participate in several orientations the weeks prior to the camp opening. Camp runs 8:45am to 4:15pm weekdays, June 27th – August 16th.

Job Requirements:

– Uplifting, positive attitude

– Willingness to learn

– Adaptability

– Good communication/relationship and leadership skills

– Ability to motivate campers and peers

– Sensitivity toward the population served

– Ability to resolve conflicts

– Flexibility

– Creativity

– Experience with kids

– At least 17 years of age (volunteers can be 16)

– Must be available for the full summer program

– Must be punctual

– Readiness to have fun and contribute toward a special and rewarding summer camp experience for all

Transportation is provided from most areas in the NY/NJ metropolitan area. Staff may be requested to be a bus counselor as well, with additional compensation provided.

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