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Cornell University's Department of Athletics and Physical Education provides youth athletes the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of sports under the guidance of our department staff. We are currently seeking individuals to help us provide this wonderful learning experience to program participants.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
The Cornell University Big Red Sports (CUBS) Camp Counselors will report to the Camps and Clinics Director and assist with summer programs that run from late June - August 2021. This is not a live in position and housing is not available. Lunch will be provided. Participants are 4 to 14 year old divided among three camp divisions: Pre-K (ages 4-5), JV (ages 6-10) and Varsity (ages 11-14). General responsibilities include leading, guiding and supervising a group of 8-10 children in sports activities, assisting with camp registration and interaction with parents as well as with demonstrating sport skills and teaching rules of play.
Man a table or station at camper registration.
Supervise and oversee camper safety during daily sports activities, swimming and lunches. Each counselor will be responsible for the supervision of approximately ten campers.
Assume responsibility for the safety and physical care of campers.
Enforce the health and safety regulations of the New York State Dept. of Health and Cornell Camps and Clinics.
Report all health needs of participants to appropriate medical staff.
Other camp duties as assigned by the CUBS Camp Director.
A counselor must be at least 18 years old.
NOTE 1: NCAA bylaw 13.2.4, regarding employment of prospective student-athletes.
NCAA bylaw 126.96.36.199, regarding after completion of senior year (2020/2021 NCAA Division I Manual)
High School and/or college sports experience.
Experience working with or supervising children.
Must be able to work independently and act responsibly. Ability to enforce camp rules and regulations while supervising youth athletes.
One year of college and past experience in camp counseling preferred.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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