Positions

We’re excited that you are thinking about becoming a part of the Copper Cannon Family! Here are some of the positions you can apply for if you are wanting to work for Copper Cannon this summer! Room and board is provided for each position listed below.

ALL POSITIONS

Responsibilities: All staff need to be positive role models for campers and parents at all times. They also need to be a supportive, constructive member of a camp community. They should be devoted to ensuring the safety and growth of our campers. Also, they should be dedicated to bringing out the best in themselves and others.

Minimum Qualifications: All staff need to have maturity, patience, and enthusiasm! Current first aid and CPR certifications preferred but not required.

JUNIOR COUNSELOR

Responsibilities: Junior Counselors will work closely with senior staff to provide responsible leadership and guidance for our campers. Our Junior Counselors need to be positive role models. Junior Counselors might be expected to lead a cabin of campers on their own.

Minimum Qualifications: Age 17 and the completion of a Leadership in Training (LIT) or Counselor in Training (CIT) program.

COUNSELOR

(approx. 10-12 spots per summer)cats
Responsibilities: Work closely with other staff to provide constructive, responsible leadership and guidance for a cabin group of 6-7 children in grades 4-7. Be a positive role model living with campers in a cabin. Develop camper character and positive values, foster cabin community, encourage group leadership and develop stewardship; give instruction in camp program areas based on interest and skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Age requirement: 18+; experience with child leadership and or related activities required. Completion of a Counselor in Training (CIT) program preferred. One year of college preferred.
Knowledge of: cabin leadership, camper psychology, child behavior
Ability to: positively motivate campers; perform duties as assigned; relate well to parents, campers and other staff, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

HILL DIRECTOR

(approx. 2 spots per summer)
Responsibilities: In addition to normal counselor duties, hill directors will work with the camp director to organize and implement overall camp programs. This will include all aspects from scheduling, programming, health and safety, to evaluating staff. Hill directors will take an active leadership role in pre-camp training.

Minimum Qualifications: Age requirement: 20+, previous camp experience or equivalent. Knowledge of/practical experience in: cabin leadership, camper psychology, peer leadership and supervision; staff management and motivation.
Ability to: train, motivate, support, share insights and ideas with, and supervise counselors, organize, facilitate, and evaluate camp unit and other events, support and connect with campers, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

FOOD SERVICE SPECIALIST

(2 positions)cats
Responsibilities: Provide food service for approximately 75 people per meal. This includes, but not limited to, menu planning, ordering, meal prep and cleanup. FSS monitors budgets, inventory and food quality. Prepare records and reports concerning the Summer Food Service Program as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: Age requirement: 20+
Knowledge of/practical experience in food service and or catering and be detail oriented.
Ability to: be able to work independently with little or no supervision, perform duties as assigned; relate well to parents, campers and other staff, perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

Nature Director / Arts and Crafts Director
(2 positions)
Responsibilities: Actively supervise and maintain safe, enjoyable, age-appropriate programs and events. Support and assist cabin staff in providing high-quality progressive instruction in program area.
Assist Directors in planning, organizing, facilitating and documenting classes. Primary instructor in program area. Take leadership role during staff orientation and summer camp season, and be active in camp programs and activities. Monitor program area equipment and supplies, organize and refill as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of/practical experience in: typical summer camp programming, peer leadership and supervision; staff management and motivation.
Ability to: train, support, share insights and ideas with staff; organize, facilitate, and evaluate program area and other camp events; positively support and connect with campers; provide progressive instruction in skills classes; perform duties as specified in job description and by supervisor.

CAMP NURSE

Responsibilities: The nurse is responsible for the overall health and safety of the camp population. This includes providing basic first aid, make certain medications are safeguarded and administered, and keeps accurate records. The nurse will coordinate doctor’s visits as needed and communicate with camper parents concerning medical issues.

Minimum Qualifications: Registered nurse or physician assistant (P.A.) licensed in the state of New Hampshire.

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