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Positions

We’re excited that you are thinking about becoming a part of the Copper Cannon Family! Below are descriptions of the positions we are taking applications for this Summer! Room and board is provided for each position listed below.

All staff need to be positive role models for campers and parents at all times. They must be willing to join our team as a supportive, constructive member of the camp community. They should be devoted to ensuring the safety and growth of our campers and committed to Copper Cannon’s mission of enriching the lives of New Hampshire youth. All staff need to have maturity, patience, and of course enthusiasm! Current first aid and CPR certifications preferred but not required.

Please reach out to Katie (kgadapee@coppercannon.org) with any questions you may have about working at Copper Cannon.

JUNIOR COUNSELOR

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior staff to provide responsible leadership and guidance for our campers
  • Serve as positive role models for campers 
  • Junior Counselors might be expected to lead a cabin of campers on their own

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Age Requirement: 17
  • Completion of a Leadership in Training (LIT) or Counselor in Training (CIT) program preferred

 

COUNSELOR

                                                                                                                         (Approx. 10-12 positions)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 
  • At least 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

(2 positions)

Responsibilities:

  • In addition to counselor duties, hill directors will work with the camp director to organize and implement overall camp programs, including all aspects of scheduling, programming, health and safety, and evaluating staff 
  • Take an active leadership role in pre-camp training

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Age requirement: 20+
  • At least one year of college preferred
  • Previous camp experience or relevant substitute
  • 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 units 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 55 people per meal 
  • Plan menus and organize ordering, meal prep and cleanup 
  • 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
  • Ability 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
  • Follow all health and safety protocols outlined by the state of New Hampshire

 

ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

Nature Director (1 position) / Arts and Crafts Director (1 position)

Responsibilities:

  • Actively supervise and maintain safe, enjoyable, age-appropriate programs and events
  • Support and assist cabin staff in providing high-quality progressive instruction in the program area
  • Assist Director(s) in planning, organizing, facilitating and documenting classes 
  • Serve as the primary instructor during programs
  • Take a leadership role during staff orientation and summer camp season
  • Be active in camp programs and activities 
  • Monitor program area equipment and supplies, organizing and resupplying as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Age requirement 20+
  • At least one year of college preferred
  • Knowledge of/practical experience in: 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 programs 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
  • Strong knowledge of program field and ability to create/facilitate engaging programming

 

CAMP NURSE

Responsibilities:

  • The nurse is responsible for the overall health and safety of the camp population
  • Provide first aid
  • Manage the storage and administration of certain medications
  • Keep accurate medical records 
  • Coordinate doctor visits as needed
  • 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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