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Cabin Leader

Position Type: Full-time, seasonal
  • Full summer (May 29-Aug 5) 
  • 5 weeks at the beginning of summer (May 29-July 1)
  • 5 weeks at the end of summer (July 2-Aug 5)

Supervision: Senior Cabin Leader

Summary: Cabin leaders serve as co-leaders over one cabin of 6 Campers with varying abilities and 6 Camper Buddies, each paired with a Camper. Candidates will be responsible for leading and guiding their cabin through the daily camp schedule, from waking up, to eating, to activities, to leading daily devotionals, and more. Encouragement of a loving and serving mentality, as well as facilitating a positive, fun, silly, enthusiastic camp culture is essential. Leading by example and creating a safe, judgement-free space will compel Buddies to follow the goofiness that is required for camp culture. Emphasis on creating a healthy and goofy camp culture can not be stated enough for this position. It is the Cabin Leader’s responsibility to instill this expectation in their cabin Buddies and Cabin Hands.

Job Duties: 
  • Assist and train Buddies in meeting their Camper’s physical needs 
  • Make sure the rule of 3 is being followed at all times
  • Guide cabin through daily camp schedule 
  • Lead daily Camper and Buddy devotionals
  • Supervise cabin during waking hours, as well as sleeping hours; Cabin Leaders should never leave their cabins
  • Create safe environment for Campers, as well as Buddies and other Staff/Volunteers
  • Support all members of cabin mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually
  • Create sense of family amongst your cabin, as well as promote cabin spirit
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Senior Cabin Leaders/Leadership Team
  • Ensure positive and healthy attitudes of your cabin Volunteers and Campers
  • Facilitate a high energy, positive, fun, silly, enthusiastic camp culture
  • Ensure safety of all cabin members
  • Behavioral de-escalation
  • Knowledge of when to call Property Staff to help in difficult/dangerous situations
  • Encourage participation from Volunteers, Campers, and even Staff, if necessary
  • Assist Activity Leaders to facilitate a safe environment while at activities

  • 18 years or older
  • Currently enrolled in, or recent graduate of college
  • Previous experience working with individuals with special needs is preferred
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience is required
  • Lead by example
  • Positive attitude
  • Energetic

Required Skills: 
  • Leadership
  • Time management
  • Flexibility
  • Problem solving
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Behavioral de-escalation

Pay and Benefits:
  • Starting at $200/week and up based on experience and tenure with Camp Blessing Texas
  • Free room and board during while working
  • Creating professional networking with college students from across the Country

All successful candidates must be able to pass a background check and will be required to complete a staff training and orientation program.

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