Camp Counselor Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

I am an extremely dedicated, determined, and passionate worker. I have strong communication skills, have an upbeat personality, and have organized approaches to handling program operations. It is a priority for me to provide a safe, fun, and engaging environment for myself and others. I take my responsibilities seriously in every job that I have. I am patient, and have wonderful decision making skills, as well as having a lot of experience in resolving issues quickly and efficiently. I am an experienced counselor with knowledge and abilities to lead children through variety of activities. I am familiar with helping individuals of different skill levels enjoy recreation and enhance wellness. I am safety-oriented and observant with basic First Aid and CPR trained. I am talented in promoting safety, activity engagement and positive behavior. I collaborate effectively with colleagues to generate innovative ideas and resolutions to complex problems.

  • Positive relationships
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • Accurate recordkeeping
  • Campsite cleanup
  • Behavioral assessment
  • Group activity implementation
  • Check in and checkout procedures
  • Safety guidelines
  • Safety training
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Decision-making
  • Problem resolution
  • Communication
  • Time management
Camp Counselor, 06/2017 to 08/2020
Seaworld ParksLanghorne, PA,
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and revenue.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Participated in camp-centered activities, including canoeing, swimming, painting and softball while monitoring 13-15 campers of ages 3 to 5.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Reported any camper not following proper safety protocols to maintain safety of campers.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Coordinated daily schedule of activities to assigned campers and managed transitions to ensure timely arrival.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Remained cognizant of camper dietary restrictions and allergies, confirming proper snacks and meals were distributed to each camper.
  • Established, identified and assessed event goals and intended outcomes.
Waitress, 09/2018 to 12/2018
Bluegreen ResortsConcord, CA,
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
Carhop, 01/2015 to 09/2015
Sonic Drive-InFarmerville, LA,
  • Completed orders by making specialty non-food items such as drinks, shakes and ice cream desserts.
  • Handled food safely to protect customers from harmful bacteria and prevent losses or delays from dropped items.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service establishment.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency.
  • Answered product and order questions accurately and professionally.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized for maximum efficiency.
  • Independently resolved customer concerns to correct problems and promote brand loyalty.
  • Carried trays weighing up to 10 pounds to correct cars.
  • Reported issues with customers and orders to supervisors.
  • Maximized satisfaction by assisting customers with navigating menus and customizable combinations.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Biology, Expected in 05/2021
University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
: , Expected in 05/2017
Oldham County High School - Buckner, KY
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Dean's List

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School Attended
  • University of Kentucky
  • Oldham County High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Camp Counselor
  • Waitress
  • Carhop
  • Bachelor of Arts

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