camp counselor resume example with 5 years of experience

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

[Job TItle] dedicated to providing every user with safe and enjoyable recreational activities. People-person with strong communication skills, upbeat nature and organized approach to handling program operations. Physically fit with stamina to handle demanding work. Experienced [Job Title] with knowledge and abilities to lead children through variety of activities. Familiar with helping individuals of different skill levels enjoy recreation and enhance wellness. Safety-oriented and observant with basic First Aid and CPR training. Friendly Camp Counselor skilled at motivating children and helping each to embrace camp environment. Driven individual committed to implementing and leading fun, educational and entertaining group activities. Caring supervisor of stressed and scared campers. Patient individual with [Number] years of expertise promoting activity participation. Talented at providing behavior monitoring and communicating effectively with parents regarding children's experiences. Reliable Camp Counselor with community-oriented focus and dedication to health and safety standards for all participants. Energetic Camp Counselor offering [Number] years of effectively communicating and interacting with all personalities. Polished professional known for implementing educational and exciting activities. Skilled at resolving camper issues quickly.

  • Campsite cleanup
  • Group activity implementation
  • Accurate recordkeeping
  • Positive relationships
  • Safety guidelines
  • Activity coordination
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Safety training
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexible
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Communication
  • Relationship building
07/2021 to 08/2021 Camp Counselor Ymca Of Greater Cleveland | North Royalton, OH,
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Checked on campers struggling with various social and recreational skills to maintain camper and parent satisfaction.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Coordinated and led group activities for campers and counselors.
  • Designed activities to help individuals overcome confidence issues and build strength.
  • Explained principles, techniques and safety requirements to activity participants to prevent injury.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and food service to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Communicated campers' needs, progress and program benchmarks in weekly staff meetings.
  • Assisted homesick children by actively listening to concerns and providing emotional support.
  • Prepared for inclement weather in advance by planning indoor activities.
  • Guided, mentored and counseled adolescents and at-risk youth to help achieve personal and spiritual goals.
  • Observed participants for signs of physical distress and stopped activity to administer care.
  • Diversified recreational offerings by building and overseeing activity schedule.
  • Developed camp emergency procedures and shared with other counselors in preparation for serious event or injury.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and revenue.
  • Checked and secured life jackets and safety equipment around lakes or onboard boats and kayaks to reduce injury or accidents.
  • Educated campers on important skills such as how to spot poison ivy, poisonous snakes or dangerous wildlife and how to safely start and extinguish campfires.
  • Implemented protocols to develop relationships with campers and parents.
05/2017 to 08/2021 Landscaper Cedar Fair Entertainment Company | Kansas City, MO,
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended solutions.
  • Assisted with grounds maintenance with basic landscaping support, including mowing, trimming and debris removal.
  • Maintained sidewalks, fountains and planters.
  • Mixed and applied fertilizers, herbicides or insecticides to promote growth and mitigate pests.
08/2016 to 04/2021 Babysitter Town Sports International Holdings Inc | Allston, MA,
  • Cleaned and tidied living room and kitchen after activities to maintain safe spaces.
  • Monitored children's safety and well-being to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Kept parents' contact information, emergency services phone number and child’s health history on hand in case of emergency situations.
  • Cared for children aged [Number]-[Number], including tasks such as feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Built relationships with and encouraged social development within children by discussing school, friends and favorite activities.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Read stories and played alphabet games to promote early literacy.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Assisted children with bathing and potty training to instill good hygiene from young age.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Cooked nutritious meals to promote healthy diet and nutrition.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious snacks and meals according to individual needs.
  • Calculated amount owed for services and collected payment from parents.
  • Devised activities helping promote physical and mental development.
  • Took children on outings as well as after-school activities.
  • Coordinated after-school activities and transportation for practices and events.
09/2018 to 03/2019 Scoreboard Operator Saint Henry Middle School | City, STATE,
  • Prepared for games by setting up and testing announcing, scorekeeping and board equipment.
  • Documented running score throughout [Type] games, incidents, injuries and timeouts.
  • Updated league, player and team statistics with data from latest games.
  • Verified scoring calculations to officially announce winners.
  • Cleaned and properly closed press box after each game.
  • Judged performances in sporting competitions to award points, impose scoring penalties and determine results.
  • Assisted with emergency responses, including calmly informing and instructing audience members.
  • Served guests with enthusiastic, helpful demeanor to promote positive, memorable experiences.
  • Interacted with [Number] guests per day to deliver positive, fun experience.
  • Cleaned rides to mitigate spread of germs by wiping down handles and removing trash.
  • Collaborated with peers to deliver consistent service and promote customer retention.
  • Communicated with manager to discuss ride maintenance or repair issues.
  • Inspected equipment to detect wear and tear, notifying [Job title] of parts needing immediate repair.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2021 High School Diploma | Father Ryan High School, Nashville, TN, GPA:

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  • Father Ryan High School

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