Who are we looking for?
The Camp Counsellor is a role model, friend, leader and mentor for our campers. Each counsellor is responsible for a group of 8 - 12 campers. The camp counsellor facilitates friendships, runs unique group activities and is responsible for the pastoral care, safety and wellbeing of their campers.
Each counsellor will run at least one elective activity in the morning based on skill and experience. When applying, please look at which electives you have experience in teaching.
Candidates must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:
- Experience working directly with groups of children aged 5-14
- Ability to be a positive role model for children
- Experience in teaching at least one of the elective activities
- Experience of working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
- Maturity to be responsible for the care, well-being and safety of young people
- Experience of working at a summer camp
- First aid certificate
- All applicants must successfully pass full background and reference checks
- All successful applicants must be available to work the duration of the Camp, including staff training.
- The salary for working at our April Camp is £575
- The salary for working at our Summer Camp is £1710
- The salary is subject to all normal UK taxes - e.g. PAYE and National Insurance Contributions)
Contract Hours and Terms (summer)
We are against zero hours contracts so instead, we will gaurantee 5 weeks of work, out of the 7 - the pay for this is £1710.
2018 April Employment Dates
Staff Training: Saturday March 31st
Week 1: Tuesday April 3rd - Friday April 6th
Week 2: Monday April 9th - Friday April 13th
2018 Summer Employment Dates
Staff Training: Thursday June 21st - Saturday June 23rd
Week 1: Monday June 25th - Friday June 29th
Week 2: Monday July 2nd - Friday July 6th
Week 3: Monday July 9th - Friday July 13th
Week 4: Monday July 16th - Friday July 20th
Week 5: Monday July 23rd - Friday July 27th
Week 6: Monday July 30th - Friday August 3rd
Week 7: Monday August 6th - Friday August 10th
Days at Camp Indy start at 7.45am and finish at 5.30pm