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Arts and Athletics Summer Camp | Counselor Position

Published January 25, 2016
  • The Arts and Athletics Summer Camp Program is looking for enthusiastic students who have an interest in positive youth development to serve as summer camp counselors.
  • The camp provides students aged 11-14 a foray into university life and academics, with a focus on the arts, athletics, and student life.
  • The camp will be held from June 6 – June 10. 2016.

Camp counselors will lead campers through the activities of the week and will be responsible for camper safety, engagement, and behavior.

  • The counselor will hold in high regard the ideals of teamwork, respect, responsibility, and collaboration.
  • Counselors will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day of the camp.
  • The camp counselor positions are all volunteer positions.

All majors and disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Attend four, three hour long counselor trainings prior to the
  • Guide campers through activities and encourage full participation
  • Identify, manage, and respond to any camper behavior issues
  • Communicate with Event Coordinator and Events Intern about participant experiences and report concerns to camp leadership

Students who are selected as Camp Counselors may use their camp experience to:

  • Receive a Direct Independence Study though the College of Social Work (May be
    used as an elective for any major, but students should check with their individual program of study)
  • Develop an internship
  • Fulfill Garnet and Gold Scholar Society engagement area requirements
  • Fulfill volunteer or ServScript Hours
  • Conduct research in consultation with faculty

For more information, contact:

Nicole Ramos, M.S.
Event Coordinator
Florida State University College of Social Work | 850. 645. 9767

Requirements for Application:

  • Student at FSU in good standing
  • Experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field
  • Ability to lead and facilitate program activities
  • Ability to collaborate well with others and enjoy working as a member of a team
  • Ability to supervise and teach adolescents
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

For more information and to submit an application, visit the FSU Career Center SeminoleLink database (position #774420) or check out the FSU College of Social Work Facebook page.