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: Ecocamp Junior Counselor Program 2013 :

We have volunteer openings for summer 2013 and are looking for individuals who are excited about working in a beautiful outdoor setting with kids 5-8 years old. Each volunteer will be assigned to a week of camp this summer and will spend each day on trail with our experienced Naturalists to provide support during Day Camp activities.


Why Volunteer at Glen Helen Ecocamp?



Junior Counselor Details:


:Junior Counselor Weekly Schedule:

Junior Counselor Candidate Desired Qualifications:

Junior Counselor Candidate Requirements:


Application Details:


To Apply:

1) At least two letters of recommendation are required from non-family members who can attest to your responsibility, maturity, experience and/or capacity to work with children. Please provide each of these references with a stamped envelope addressed to: Glen Helen Ecocamp Director, 1075 State Route 343, Yellow Springs, OH 45387.

2)  Write a 1-2 page letter stating why you would like to be a Junior Counselor.

3) Complete the Junior Counselor Application Form

4) Send letter and application to:

Ecocamp Director
Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center
1075 St. Rt. 343
Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Fax: 937-767-6655
atressler@glenhelen.org

Selection Process:

All eligible candidates must turn in a completed application including 1) a letter of interest, 2) a completed application form, 3) At least two submitted letters of recommendation.

If selected for an interview, applicants should treat this as they would any job interview. Some things to keep in mind are to show up on time, be enthusiastic, dress appropriately and answer all questions to the best of your ability. After interviews are complete, all applicants will be notified whether or not they have been accepted into the Ecocamp Junior Counselor program. Please keep in mind that prior participation in Ecocamp, while a positive, does not guarantee that an applicant will be accepted into the program. The purpose of this rigorous selection process is to ensure that our junior counselors are going to be committed to the responsibilities that will be laid out for them.

Applicants are urged to apply as soon as possible as opportunities are open until filled.