Seasons For Hire
Camp Schodack is looking for friendly, caring, and energetic coaches for their fast-paced and fun team. Gain valuable hands-on professional experience in a fun and warm environment. A demanding and rewarding job that is an essential part of our summer team and the Schodack community.
Location: 40 Krouner Rd. Nassau, NY. 12123
Coaches at Camp Schodack coach campers ages 8 through 15.
You must enjoy working with children and be willing to teach basic skills at different ability levels. Experience in coaching children is very helpful since you will often have 12 to 20 campers during a 50-minute period (with 1-2 bunk counselors there to support). During that time, you will skill-build, practice, and organize games. You must strive to make the activity motivating and fun for the campers.
In addition to activity periods, coaches organize fun tournaments and annual events. You will have support from your supervisor in setting these up.
You will attend a paid orientation
Help foster a positive environment
You will write an article for the yearbook.
End-of-session awards for those campers who have participated most enthusiastically during the summer
When your activity is canceled (i.e. rainy days) you will be asked to help out in some other way, often with your assigned bunk or in running a special activity
You will attend all scheduled meals, staff meetings, and camp announcements
Assist with additional tasks when requested
Completed freshman year of college or work equivalent
Strong desire to work with children and be active
Childcare or coaching experience (strongly preferred)
Ability to work in a team
Warm and caring personality
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Dates and Compensation:
June 19, 2023 - August 17, 2023
$2,500 for the season, if completed freshman year in college, + room & board (increased salary if completed more years of college/experience)