Volunteer Camp Counselor resume example with 3+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Versatile childcare worker focused on providing top-notch guidance and support to children of all ages in various settings. Knowledgeable about latest compliance standards and strategies for engaging diverse children. Dedicated to helping children, welcoming to new families, and strong background in planning activities and maintaining order. Ready to assist children through organized nature and proactive approaches to solving issues and managing conflict. Actively seeking job relating to childcare.

  • Safety Awareness
  • Child Care
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Activity planning
  • Group leadership
  • Solution-based interventions
  • Caregiving
University of Texas At El Paso El Paso, TX, Expected in 2022 Bachelor of Science : English & American Literature - GPA :
  • Minoring in Philosophy
  • Maintaining GPA of 4.0
  • Received Academic Scholarship accounting for half of total tuition
  • Coursework in Political Science, Russian, and the Arts
Northwest Early College High School Canutillo, TX Expected in 05/2019 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Elected to Class President in Spring 2017
  • Active Member of National Honor Society
  • Active Member of Student Council
  • Graduated Top 5% of Class
  • Elected Captain of Debate, Moot Court, and Mock Trial
  • Advanced to State-Level Competitions in National History Day, Mock Trial, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Headline Writing, and Computer Science
  • Advised principal on key issues affecting the school through Student Advisory Committee
El Paso Community College El Paso, TX, Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
  • President's Honors List for all semesters in attendance
  • Graduated with 4.0 GPA
  • Graduated with Honors distinction
  • Certified in Adult & Pediatric CPR / Essential First Aid
  • Certified to have received information relating to SIDS, Brain Development, & Pediatric First Aid
Work History
Bluegreen Resorts - Volunteer Camp Counselor
San Antonio, TX, 06/2018 - 06/2019
  • Supervised group of 10 children in log cabin for two-week sleepaway camp.
  • Instructed participants on safety techniques and specific activity requirements.
  • Watched participants to spot difficulties and provide aid, stopping activities and offering medical assistance.
  • Kept accurate participant records, including attendance, discipline, medication log, and accident or injury reports.
  • Adhered to all emergency procedures associated with camp program.
  • Developed strong working relationships with campers, parents or guardians and other counselors through effective communication and active listening skills.
  • Collaborated with other camp counselors to create atmosphere of fun and learning.
  • Communicated with parents about participants' experiences and reported concerns to head counselor.
  • Executed daily activity schedules, gathered materials and assisted with crafts set-up, breakdown and clean-up on team of eight counselors.
  • Supported children by actively listening and offering encouragement.
Bluegreen Resorts - Family Babysitter
Boca Raton, FL, 06/2017 - Current
  • Employed by upwards of 10 families over recent years, watching children aged 0 through 12.
  • Monitored schedules to maintain sleeping, eating and school schedules for children.
  • Coordinated different types of activities to enhance physical and intellectual development.
  • Balanced playtime and limited screen time to optimize types of stimulation and support development of fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills.
  • Fostered close relationships with children by asking about school, friends and hobbies.
  • Organized and cleaned home after activities by picking up toys and reorganizing for tidy home when parents arrive.
  • Prepared bite-sized snacks and carefully watched young children eat to prevent choking.
  • Played games and read books to young children, limiting TV and mobile device time.
  • Took children to extra-curricular activities and on outings to approved locations.
  • Maintained updated list of emergency contact information and child's health information to act quickly if emergencies occur.
  • Established lasting, professional connections with families and children by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
St. Francis On The Hill Episcopal Church - Nursery Attendant
City, STATE, 07/2017 - Current
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues
  • Led activities for over eight children ages 0 to 3
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents
  • Managed safety and security of all children under care
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child
Peace Lutheran Church - Nursery Attendant
City, STATE, 05/2019 - Current
  • Selected appropriate stories based on ages of children and teachable moments, read to groups and promoted discussions based on content
  • Established and maintained rapport with other staff, children, and parents to facilitate communication and effective progress
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children
  • Kept areas clean, organized and stocked, and sanitized surfaces and toys each Sunday
  • Offered top-notch care to five or more children at once, ranging in age from 0 to 6
  • Offered positive and nurturing environments to support child social and emotional growth

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Texas At El Paso
  • Northwest Early College High School
  • El Paso Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Volunteer Camp Counselor
  • Family Babysitter
  • Nursery Attendant
  • Nursery Attendant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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