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Camp Supervisor Application For Employment 2023

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  2. Vernon Township Summer Camp: Supervisor Application

  3. Camp Supervisor Job Description

    The camp supervisor will be responsible for all camp operations including, but not limited to supervision of staff, daily attendance, administrative duties, planning and organizing daily activities and themes or special event days.


    Day camp runs for 7 weeks. Counselor orientation will be held June 7th, 8th, and 9th. The 8th will be the only evening commitment for the summer as we will be having parent-camper orientation. The first day of camp is June 12th and runs through July 28th . Supervisors work from 8:00am to 3:00pm daily. Camp is a short commitment; therefore, we do not allow time off for vacations and expect all other appointments or activities be done outside of camp hours. Daily attendance is required. 

    Other Commitments

    In the off season: Supervisors run interviews for camp staff. Create groups based on friendship requests and number of participants. Supervisors work together to plan counselor orientation and themes for camp season.

    Education and Experience

    • This position requires a person of at least 21 years of age with a high school degree or its equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Degree preferably in education, recreation, or a related field.
    •  Experience working with children in a camp or recreation environment is preferred.

    Immediate Supervisor

    Camp supervisors report directly to the camp director. If matters are unable to be addressed with camp director, consult the Recreation Director.

    Essential Functions

    • The Camp Supervisor will assist in overseeing the daily operations at camp.
    • Assist with hiring, training, and supervision of camp counselors. Ability to coach and mentor staff.
    • Always ensure the safety of campers and report all accidents/incidents to Camp Director. Administer first aid as needed.
    • Greets participants and parents/guardians upon arriving and departing each camp day.
    • Responsible for the leadership and supervision of camp staff and participants.
    • Responsible for weekly preparation of arts and crafts, staff dismissals, newsletters, preparing for performers, camp supply requests, and general day to day running of camp.
    • Required to maintain good communication with camp staff, campers, parents/guardians of participants, and aquatic department staff.
    • Required to maintain good communication with parents/caregivers of campers and keep them informed of activities and child’s progress.
    • Responsible for discipline of campers and communicating incidents to parents.
    • Responsible for completing and administering one mid-summer evaluation and one end-of the summer evaluation for each camp staff.
    • Required to address all staff behavior issues, and consult with camp director,
    • Ability to create and implement a curriculum and/or activity plan.
    • Ability to solve problems as they arise.
    • Efficient time management skills.
    • Required to adhere and enforce the general rules and policies of Vernon Township.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Must be dependable, energetic, and have a positive attitude.

    Cognitive Considerations

    •  Ability to work, supervises, and communicates with persons of all ages and backgrounds.
    • Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office.
    • Must be able to read, write, and organize materials.
    • Must be able to supervise others; and must have the ability to identify (and if possible, correct) hazardous situations.

    Physiological/Environmental Considerations

    Staff members will be required to lift, turn, and carry 25 pounds and walk at least 10 feet.

    Staff may be required to work outside for long periods of time as well as in various working conditions including hot temperatures.

  4. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status genetic information or any other legally protected status.

  5. If you are under 18 years of age, can you provide required proof of your eligibility to work?
  6. Have you ever been employed with Vernon Township before?
  7. Are you currently employed?
  8. If yes, may we contact your present employer?
  9. Do any of your friends or relatives work here?
  10. Are you prevented from becoming employed in this country because of visa or immigration status?
    (Proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required upon employment)
  11. Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
  12. Education
  13. Employment Experience
  14. References

    Please provide 3 references.

  15. Applicant's Statement

    I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and that intentional misrepresentations or omissions may be cause for the rejection of my application and that if hired I may be released from employment. I understand that the company may require me to successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test as a condition of employment and that continued employment may be based on the successful completion of similar tests. I understand that the company may as part of the hiring process request an investigative consumer report from a third party entity or agency including information concerning my character, general reputation, personal characteristics, credit records, and mode of living. I may make a written request to the company to provide me with additional information regarding the nature and scope of any such report. I understand that employment with your company is “at will” and nothing in the interview or hiring process, this application, or your company policies are intended to create an employment contract between myself and the company. Employment may be terminated by either party at any time for any reason with or without notice. 

  16. Electronic Signature Agreement*

    By checking the "I agree" box below, you agree and acknowledge that 1) your application will not be signed in the sense of a traditional paper document, 2) by signing in this alternate manner, you authorize your electronic signature to be valid and binding upon you to the same force and effect as a handwritten signature, and 3) you may still be required to provide a traditional signature at a later date.

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