Residential Camp Counselor resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

I am a highly motivated and hard worker who has been committed to perfection in all of my various previous jobs. I strive for punctuality, professionalism, and discipline when entering a new work environment. As a college senior with two semesters left I am looking for a part time job to help pay my bills and I intend to live in Wilmington until atleast 2022 if not longer. With most if not all of my classes now online because of covid I have a very flexible schedule and will be willing to worker whenever possible.

  • Eagle Scout
  • Former licensed boat captain, received license from US Coast Guard
  • Senior Camp Counselor at YMCA Camp Seagull for years as well as being a leader among several other counselors in their sea program
  • I was on the varsity swim team for three years in high school while also working a construction laborer job at the same time
Work History
06/2015 to 08/2018 Residential Camp Counselor Metcash Ltd | Mitchell, SD,
  • Instructed participants on activities' goals, procedures and safety considerations to promote beneficial outcomes for all campers.
  • I had my US Coast Guard Captains license and spent eight hours a day six days a week pulling water ski, wakeboards, tubes and other various water activates while keeping campers safe.
  • I also taught campers how to drive and operate motorboats safely and efficiently
  • In the summer of 2018 I lead successful rescues of injured campers in the river more than once and fulfilled all duties required of me as being the designated rescue driver
  • Followed established emergency procedures to enable best possible resolution of incidents.
  • Kept accurate records on participants' activity attendance, disciplinary actions and medication usage to improve camper documentation.
  • Delivered first aid for accidents and injuries in compliance with established procedures to promote campers' well-being and health.
  • Supervised pre-planned field trips and followed established safety guidelines to minimize campers' accident and injury risks.
  • Maintained facility, equipment and vehicles to promote safe and secure environment for campers and staff.
  • Collaborated with other camp counselors to design fun and enriching learning activities for campers.
  • Kept athletic and games equipment and facilities organized and maintained.
  • Transported and escorted program participants to and from activities and on field trips.
  • Provided clear instruction to activity and program participants to deliver fun and safety.
  • Performed clerical duties, including registering participants and answering specific event inquiries.
  • Factored-in abilities, needs and interests of participants in development of events and programs.
  • Supervised camper activities to address behavioral issues and promote fun, safety and inclusivity.
  • Kept track of allergies and dietary restrictions, verifying correct meals and snacks were given to campers.
  • Trained staff members on conducting events and following safety procedures.
07/2020 to 11/2020 Delivery Driver Firstservice Residential | Boston, MA,
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Oversaw product loading to keep items balanced, work efficient and items secure for safe delivery.
  • Fostered positive working relationships with customers by responding to questions and concerns.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
05/2020 to 07/2020 Landscape Laborer Fishwater | City, STATE,
  • Maintained routine landscaping schedules to boost lawn health and keep facilities neat and well-groomed.
  • Removed overgrowth, hazards and debris from common pathways to improve usability.
  • Enhanced visibility and improved shapes of trees and bushes with proper pruning.
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Cared for lawns by mulching, aerating, wedding, grubbing and trimming and edging around walks, walls and flower beds.
  • Performed weekly groundskeeping and building maintenance to multiple satisfied customers.
  • Maintained commercial and residential landscapes working in team environment.
  • Demonstrated skilled use and maintenance of landscape tools and equipment.
  • Monitored weekly and daily scheduled tasks to achieve workflow efficiency.
  • Mowed lawns using self-propelled and riding mowers.
  • Maintained grounds including trimming, weeding and general clean-up.
  • Operated landscaping equipment with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Removed and disposed of plant debris from work sites to keep areas safe and well-organized.
05/2019 to 08/2019 Hotel Grounds Shell Island | City, STATE,
  • Sweeping all nine hotel floors daily as well as moping and vacuuming
  • Checking all trashcans in hotel and taking out trash when full
  • Cleaning hotel bathrooms
  • Cleaning hotel pool
  • Cleaning hotel windows and elevator
  • Patrolling large parking garage for trash
  • Assisting with housekeeping and kitchen staff
  • Bringing chair and umbrellas to our guests at the beach
  • Performing various odd jobs and manual labor for the front desk
Expected in 12/2021 Bachelor of Arts | History & Political Science University Of North Carolina At Wilmington, Wilmington, NC GPA:
  • I am a UNCW senior who is double majoring in History and Political Science
  • I will graduate in December of 2021 so I intend to live and work in Wilmington until atleast then
  • I have a 3.0 GPA but my recent grades have been improving and I intend to graduate with atleast a 3.5 if. not higher
  • I am also a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and enjoy fishing and watersports in my free time

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School Attended

  • University Of North Carolina At Wilmington

Job Titles Held:

  • Residential Camp Counselor
  • Delivery Driver
  • Landscape Laborer
  • Hotel Grounds


  • Bachelor of Arts

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