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Camp Counselor

George Mason University
Manassas, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Dec 13, 2023

Department: Freedom Aquatic & Fitness Center

Classification: GMU Worker

Job Category: Part-Time / Hourly Wage

Job Type: Part-Time

Work Schedule: Varies (25-40 hours/week)

Location: Manassas / Sci-Tech

Telework Friendly: On Site Required

Salary: $14.00-$18.00 per hour - commensurate with education and experience. Apply, interview and finalize hiring details by February 1, 2024 to receive a $0.50 bonus on your hourly wage.

Criminal Background Check: Yes

Works with Minors check: Yes

About the Position:

Counselors must be available to work until at least August 9, 2024. Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. Please note this position is located on the Science and Technology (formerly Prince William) campus in Manassas, Va.

  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of daily camp activities that guide campers in their personal growth and daily living skills;
  • Assist in the direction, supervision and organization of campers in their camper group within activities and throughout the camp in order to meet the intended camper outcomes;
  • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior; and
  • Maintain continuous supervision of campers.
Required Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Must be available to work Monday-Friday; schedules may vary;
  • Attend mandatory training, dates and times TBD;
  • Must have two letters of recommendation, a resume, and cover letter on file prior to interview;
  • Have the desire and ability to enjoy working with children of all ages;
  • Be respectful and sensitive to a diverse group of campers;
  • Have current First Aid/Adult and Child CPR certification by June 1, 2024 (certification must be valid through August 2024);
  • Successfully complete a tuberculosis (TB) screening and provide results that are valid through August 2024; and
  • Have current Allergy and Anaphylaxis Medication Administration Training valid through August 2024.
Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applicants must apply for Camp Counselor at ; complete and submit the online application; and provide a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

Posting Open Date: December 13, 2023

Posting Close Date: June 3, 2024

Open Until Filled?: No

Mason Ad Statement

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement

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