In 2019 the chapter proudly introduced the Bleedership Institute--a leadership development program available for community members interested in developing their team building and supervision skills in a camp setting. This year we are excited to expand apond the Bleedership Institute and expand the involvement to more than camp.
2021 CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED
We are excited for the opportunity to bring the bleeding disorder community together either in person OR in person this summer and we NEED your help! We are calling all interested counselors ages 19+ to serve as a virtual camp counselor. Bleedership Counselors will be seen as Mile High Summer Camp staff, and be held to the same standards as NHF Colorado, HTC, and Easter Seals team members.
The Bleedership Institute is perfect for individuals interested in pursing non profit, work with children, or recommendation for internships/college programs.
Please see additional information and pre-application below.
- At least 19 years of age
- Ability to independently take care of campers as a co-counselor
- Ability to observe camper behavior, assess appropriateness, enforce safety regulations/emergency procedures, apply behavior-management techniques
- Ability to physically and mentally take care of a virtual cabin with 10-15 campers
- Accept supervision and guidance
- Creatively plan and facilitate assigned activities
Reports To: NHF Program Manager, Hanna Beary
Time Commitment and Requirements:
- Attend staff training on April 26th or 30th
- Serve as counselor for Family Camp at Highlands Camp June 11-13th
- Be available and present every Wednesday in July for 2-3 hours
- Submit a W-9 in order to receive stipend
- Assist in developing and implement new programs
- Stipend at end of camp season
- Assisting younger campers connect and take ownership of their bleeding disorder
- Serve as counselor in the cabin
- Serve as a leader, supervisor and role model
- Fully participate in staff training's, staff meetings, and other duties deemed necessary by the Camp Director
- Help campers have a safe, empowering experience
- Create and sustain a positive, nurturing, respectful culture for campers and staff
- Efficiently seek assistance when confronted by a difficult camper, volunteer, or staff scenario
- Plan, execute, and evaluate activities that will enhance the self esteem and success of each camper
- Develop and enhance positive interactions between campers and staff
- Develop goals and expectations with campers, and empower campers to problem solve to achieve these goals
- Adhere to the policies and procedures of Mile High Camp and Rocky Mountain Village
- Instruct campers in emergency procedures (fire, severe weather drills)
- Address behaviors that may affect the camper experience
- Perverse behavior