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Tennis Instructor at Summer Camp

Camp Manitou

Tennis Instructor at Summer Camp
Oakland, ME Internship Paid

Compensation

Compensation includes room, board and travel stipend.

Description

We are hiring enthusiastic and mature leaders. Are you looking for terrific life experiences?

As a Manitou staff member, we'll ask you to provide an exceptional experience to our campers, and we'll pledge to give you a community where you are valued and your contributions matter. We achieve success because we believe in our values and our community.

Will you build your skills this summer?

Responsibilities: You are the primary caregiver for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, instructing, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding each child's personal growth and daily living skills. We value staff who aspire to lead children.

WHAT DO WE EXPECT? - You will assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their living unit, within sports, and throughout the camp to meet the intended camper outcomes.

  • We will train you to apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, respect for diversity, involvement, and empowerment of youth.

  • The care and safety of the child is our top priority. You will appropriately supervise campers at all times. Our training helps you to be aware of and implement safety guidelines.

  • Participate in the development and implementation of programs. Be responsible for leading and assisting with the instructing of activities you love and actively participate in all program areas as assigned.

  • Provide the daily care of each camper within your supervision including recognition of personal health needs.

  • Be a role model to others in your attitude and behavior. You will make friends from around the world. Relationships formed at Manitou last a lifetime.

  • Set a good example for campers and others regarding general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience either teaching tennis or playing at a high level.
  • Understand the development needs of youth.

  • Ability to relate to youth and adults in a positive manner.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in program areas designated camp program areas.

  • Willing to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours; with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals.

About Us

Manitou is a premier residential boys camp in the beautiful Belgrade Lakes region of Maine. Manitou prides itself on a state of the art camping facility with an unmatched variety of programs.

Fun Fact

During the fall, Manitou often hosts weddings. Some of our summer staff met while at camp and have gotten married at Manitou!

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