Bethany Lutheran Church Camp Bethany Lead Counselor Austin, TX · Part time

As a Lead Counselor at Camp Bethany you will play a pivotal role in providing leadership, guidance and spiritual mentorship to campers and fellow counselors. You will work closely with camp leadership to plan and implement a program that integrates Christian values, teachings and activities into the daily camp experience, fostering an environment of faith, growth and community.


**Lead Camp Counselor Job Description:**

As a Lead Camp Counselor at Camp Bethany, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, well-being, and enjoyment of our campers. Working closely with the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director, you will lead and manage a group of campers, as well as collaborate with other counselors to create a positive and engaging camp experience for children and their families.


- Prioritize the safety and security of campers at all times, adhering to strict safety protocols.

- Lead camp activities and games with enthusiasm, encouraging participation and fun for all campers.

- Delegate tasks effectively to junior counselors and camp counselors, fostering a sense of responsibility and initiative.

- Create a warm and welcoming environment for campers and their families, from drop off to pick up.

- Address and respond to any incidents or concerns that arise, communicating effectively with families as needed.

- Handle parent concerns or issues in a positive and creative manner, seeking solutions and maintaining open communication.

- Enforce a culture of kindness and respect among campers, junior counselors, and camp counselors, holding all accountable for their actions.

- Perform any additional duties as assigned by camp leadership.


- Minimum age of 18 years old.

- Previous experience working with children, preferably in a camp or childcare setting.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

- Understanding and adherence to Christian teachings and values.

- Successful completion of a background check.

-Current First Aid and CPR certification required

If you are passionate about fostering children's faith and personal growth in a supportive and inclusive setting, we encourage you to apply for the Lead Camp Counselor position at Camp Bethany. Join us in creating a memorable and transformative camp experience for all campers. Apply now to be a part of our dedicated team!


$18 - $18 per hour