Counselor Job Description

Counselor:The counseling/programming Staff shall strive to embody and grow the values and spirit of Unicamp, honoring the principles and sources of Unitarian Universalism. They will assist with programming for the Children’s Camp and/or Junior Youth Camp. They will work with the Program Coordinator, and Head Counselor to develop and schedule activities that are consistent with the traditions and outdoor environment of Unicamp. Counselors share accommodation with campers during Children’s and Junior Youth camps. Counselors report to Camp Manager and are supervised by the Program.


  1. Work constructively as part of a dynamic programming team
  2. Plan, lead, and assist with Children’s Camp activities and events
  3. Follow Unicamp rules, policies, and procedures and encouraging others’ adherence to these rules
  4. Supervise the safety and well-being of campers throughout Children’s Camp program
  5. Guide and lead LITs and CITs as they develop their leadership and counseling skills
  6. Handle minor behavioural issues between campers and/or staff members in a positive and

constructive manner

  1. Escalate more serious behavioural concerns by reporting to management

This role may also serve as Lifeguard: To act in the role of Lifeguard and to do so in accordance with NLS certification, ensuring the safety of our campers in waterfront activities.

History of this Position:

2022: Saturn, Margo, Nora, Ruby, Alex, Cole, Cecilia, Ayla, Skye, Yohann, Miles, Jora, Caroline, Max