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RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

DAY RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR ROLES

Must be 25+ years old with a clean and current driver’s license and ability to safely operate a 12 passenger van. This mentor manages transportation for the arriving and departing LAX and Beverly Hills High School shuttles, skatepark shuttle, camp-related errands and some off-campus activities. Counselor responsibilities include supporting staff with activities, camper support, administrative tasks, and other tasks as needed.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day 9-4:30, departure day 10-6, all other days 7-10:30, 11:30-5, Wednesdays off

As the main point person for day campers and their guardians energetically greets campers upon arrival and shows them the way to start an excellent day at camp. Other responsibilities include communication with guardians at drop off and pick up, connecting day campers with the wellness team as needed, working with the AM lead to track attendance, ensuring campers attend private lessons, and checking in with and supporting day campers throughout their time at camp.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Departure day 7-2, all other days 7-10:30, 12-5:30, Sundays off

Current lifeguard certification is required for this counselor position. Two lifeguards administer swim tests, monitor swimmers at the pool and beach, and create a fun and engaging atmosphere blasting an awesome playlist and leading games. Lifeguards are responsible for cleanliness and organization of pool area and equipment through light cleaning, and maintaining sun shades, life jackets, pool toys and sound equipment. Other counselor activities include providing support to the lead team and assistant director as required.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Departure day 7-2, first Saturday 8-9, beach day 9-5, 12:30-6:30, all other days 7-10, 12-2:30, 3-5:30, Sundays off

This counselor creates a bridge building, educational, and age appropriate curriculum for 8 different workshops with a goal of helping campers develop a strong sense of who they are as individuals and positive contributing members of a greater community. Workshops are taught in the morning to campers in groups by age (grades 4-8 and 9-12) across 8 different days.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day 11:30-5, departure day 7-2, all other days 7-12, 1-4, Wednesdays off

Take campers on off campus and overnight trips during camp and in-between sessions. Must be 25+, adventurous, first aid and CPR certified with a high level of skills in camping, and have driver’s license with a clean record and ability to safely drive a 12 passenger van.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Monday off, Tuesday 7am – Thursday noon off campus camping trip with 2 different groups, Friday off, Saturday-Tuesday 7-10, 12-5, Wednesday 9-5, Thursday off, Fri 7-10, 12-5, Sat-Sun intersession trips

PM RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR ROLES

If you have a passion for mentoring 11th and 12th graders in developing leadership skills, building confidence on outdoor adventures, and working together on becoming mentors themselves, this position is for you! Along with residential counselor tasks, the LIT mentor prepares and teaches a special LIT curriculum specifically designed to help our oldest campers become a powerful force at Amplify and beyond. Skills with photography and film editing are a plus in helping LITs create a short documentary capstone project each session.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day 5-12, departure day 8-3, camping trip first Tuesday/Wednesday, all other days 1-3:45, 6-11, Thursdays off

Prepare and lead afternoon electives that help campers deepen friendships, enjoy time together and have some fun! This counselor also helps PM co-leads with coordinating free time and evening activities. This is the perfect position for a counselor who has a ton of energy in the afternoon and lots of group game, craft and activity ideas.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day and first Wednesday 5-12, all other days 2-5, 6-11, Saturdays off

Current lifeguard certification is required for this counselor position. Two lifeguards monitor water activities at the pool and beach, creating a fun and engaging atmosphere blasting an awesome playlist and leading fun games. Lifeguards also take care of the pool area by keeping it clean and organized, and taking care of the pool toys, sun shades and sound equipment. Other daily activities will include providing support to the lead team and assistant director as required.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day 4pm-11, beach day 9-5, Saturday 12-5:30, 7-9:30, all other days 12-2:30, 6-11:30, Fridays off

This counselor runs sound for evening performances and fun activities such as karaoke, the talent show and the final showcase performance. Schedule allows for A/V support throughout camp as needed. Works with AM lead as guest artist liaison. Beginners to sound engineering welcome!

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Arrival day 4pm-11, departure day 8-3, all other days 12-3, 6-11, Wednesdays off

Take campers on off campus and overnight trips during camp and in-between sessions. Must be 25+, adventurous, first aid and CPR certified with a high level of skills in camping, and have driver’s license with a clean record and ability to safely drive a 12 passenger van.

Approximate schedule for each 2-week session: Monday off, Tuesday 7am – Thursday noon off campus camping trip with 2 different groups, Friday off, Saturday-Tuesday 4-12, Wednesday 9-noon, 1-6, Thursday off, Friday 3-11, Sat-Sun intersession trips