The success of the Falcon Center Summer Day Camp relies heavily on the assistance of the Counselor and Junior Counselor positions. These positions will work closely with the campers and the Falcon Center administration staff to ensure a fun, safe, and successful camp.
Counselors can range from undergraduate students and graduate students who offer child care skills. The Counselors act as a positive role model and lead, and participate in, all the daily recreational activities.
All counselors must be 18 years old by the first day of camp. All counselors must provide all the appropriate paper work and will undergo a criminal background screening prior to hiring.
JUNIOR COUNSELOR PROGRAM
Junior Counselors will work closely with and under the direct supervision of the Director and counselors. By becoming a Junior Counselor and working with our counselors and staff, you will learn a vast array of skills ranging from instruction, child care, and leadership.
Junior Counselors must be between the ages 14 - 16 by the first day of camp. A limit of 2 weeks thoughout the 8 weeks is available to anyone who meets the requirement. Junior Counselors can range from local area school students looking to gain child experience or community service hours for the state of West Virginia. Specific duties can include assisting counselors with supervising and teaching recreational activities, preparing daily activities, and assisting with specific administration duties.
Junior Counselor Vision
Keeping in line with the overall vision of camp, the goal of our junior counselor program is to provide a fun summer experience for adolescents while training and raising them to be leaders. We will strive to challenge the junior counselors to rise above expectations and learn how to serve in a very fun and positive environment.
Your Role as a Junior Counselor
The role of each junior counselor is to support the mission and goals of camp by assisting the counselor and staff. We expect ALL our camp leaders to be positive role models for campers in all matters of attitude and behavior. This means our junior counselors are expected to uphold the rules expected of campers and full time staff members. We do not permit the use of cell phones or other electronic devices in the presence of campers. A junior counselor complements the program in that they assist the staff in daily activities throughout the day. Junior Counselors must act as a responsible role model for campers at all times as well as demonstrate respect for our full time staff members and parents of our campers.
Become a JUNIOR COUNSELOR
To be considered for the Junior Counselor position, please have all documents submitted by May 20th.
If you wish to apply for a counselor position, please contact: