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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Training and experience with adventure/ropes course programs (must be documented) prefer someone highly experienced
  • Current CPR and first aid certifications
  • Ability to coordinate a ropes course program using a course designed for Geneva Glen Camp
  • Ability to maintain course in excellent, safe working condition
  • Ability to supervise program assistants and make scheduling assignments
  • Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
  • Ability to relate to one's peer group
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
  • College student or at least 19 years of age
RESPONSIBLE TO
    Program Director / Administrative Director / Camp Directors
CAMP GOALS
    The Goal of Geneva Glen Camp is to provide experiences for children and youth that promote discovery of one's own dignity and worth; encourage respect for all races, creeds and backgrounds; stimulate love for and care of the natural world; develop commitments to enduring values; train youth as creative school and community leaders; and to empowering participators to live at their highest level and to enrich their home communities through what they have learned at Geneva Glen.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Set up Ropes course prior to and during staff orientation
  • Teach staff their responsibilities in area during orientation
  • Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
  • Conduct initial and end of season inventory, and store equipment for maintenance and safety
  • Check equipment and make (or file for) repairs
  • Conduct daily check of equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair
  • Follow standard rules applicable to ropes course, rappelling, etc...
  • Submit orders for equipment and/or supplies when needed, ensuring timely arrival of materials
  • Assist in packing all materials and supplies when season ends
  • Evaluate current season and make recommendations for equipment, supplies, and program for following season
  • Fulfill responsibilities as a counselor to assigned cabin/dorm
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Physical ability to set up, build and run Ropes course
  • Ability to observe, assess safety regulations and hazards
  • Ability to act quickly in case of emergency
  • Ability to lift camper, staff on ropes and belay
  • Ability to communicate to staff and campers, instructions and directions
  • Ability to develop, write, and administer curricula on ropes course instruction

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