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Apply now Job no: 492708
Categories: Summer Employment
Department: Athletics - Lake Campus

Davidson College Day Camp at the Lake is hiring Office Staff, Camp Counselors, Boat Drivers, and a Sailing Instructor for summer 2018. DCDC staff oversee the day camp program for rising 5th-9th graders who participate in activities that include: waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, archery, swimming and more. Ideal candidates will have experience working with youth age 10-14 in an outdoor setting. All staff are required to be Lifeguard & CPR/1st Aid certified by the 1st day of camp. Boat drivers are required to have a North Carolina Boaters License.

Office Staff (2 Positions)

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to customer service calls to camp cell phone and email
  • Organize groups and assist with counselor assignments
  • Develop group’s daily activity schedules
  • Organize and distribute group’s lunches daily
  • Meet late arriving/early leaving campers and transport them to/from their groups
  • Take pictures of a wide variety of groups and activities daily
  • Prepare slide show for each week of camp
  • Oversee the counselor in leadership training program (CLT)
  • Oversee afternoon snack bar sales
  • Assist with the planning of special events
  • Typical Schedule: Monday-Friday (7:30-5:00)
  • Available May 28-August 1

Camp Counselor (16 Positions)

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Supervise campers in all areas of the lake campus facility
  • Lead skits, games, chants, songs, games or other camp focused activities
  • Setup, Maintain & Breakdown equipment and activity areas
  • Oversee check in and checkout of campers
  • Identify and respond in emergency situations
  • Typical Schedule: M-F (7:30-5:00)
  • Available May 29- August 1

Boat Driver/Ski Instructor (4 Positions Available)

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Oversee ski/wakeboard/tubing activities
  • Safely operate motor boats and instruct participants
  • Setup, Maintenance & Breakdown of Boating Equipment (Boats, skis, lifejackets, etc.)
  • Supervise campers in the boathouse and dock areas
  • Support the Sailing Instructor and sailing instruction activities
  • Assist in developing Boathouse CLT’s
  • Typical Schedule: M-F (7:30-5:00)
  • Available May 29- August 1

Sailing Instructor (1 Position Available)

Specific Job Requirements:

  • Oversee all aspects of the Sailing instruction program
  • Safely operate sail boats and instruct participants
  • Setup, Maintenance & Breakdown of Boating Equipment (Boats, sails, lifejackets, etc.)
  • Supervise campers in the boathouse and dock areas
  • Support the Boat Driver/Ski Instructors
  • Assist in developing Boathouse CLT’s
  • Typical Schedule: Monday-Thursday (7:30-5:00)
  • Available May 29- August 1

To Apply: Please submit a resume with your application.  Review of applications will begin immediately. Apply online at http://employment.davidson.edu  

NOTE: if you are a current Davidson College student, you may apply for this job on Handshake once it is posted there; you do not need to apply on both sites.

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