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Jordan Lake Boating Camp


Jordan Lake Boating Camp is hiring…for summer 2018!   

 1) Assistant Director

  • Responsible for managing and implementing daily activities, operations, as well as being a leader for counselors and campers alike. (Yes, you will be with kids all day)
  • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience with school, summer camp,
    day camp, or mentoring organization
  • A college degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be age 26+
  • Clean driving record and background check.

2) Lead Counselors – If you have experience as…

  • Professional educator – i.e. school teacher, or other degree and/or
    demonstrated experience of working with children, e.g. social work, etc.
    (No boating experience required)


  • You are a boat nut:  any combination with experience in…boating, sailing, kayaking, or fishing!
  • All candidates must enjoy having fun with kids all day!
  • Must be age 21+. Clean driving record and background check.

3) Counselors – loads of boating experience NOT required, although being into kids IS!

You and your peers will be responsible for the care and safety of children.  Your enthusiasm, decision-making and effort will help create a positive camp experience and protect the physical and emotional well-being of campers. 

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age and pursuing college degree
  • Demonstrated experience working with children, camp counselor experience preferred
  • Boundless energy, enthusiasm, and love working outdoors and with children
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Must be a proficient swimmer 


Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • New hires must be certified in CPR/First Aid prior to first day of work.
  • New hires must pass NC Boating Exam Online prior to first day of work (3 hours online, go at own pace)

Preferred Qualifications and Certifications

  • Experience with summer camp, day camp, or mentoring organization
  • Current Lifeguard certification
  • Scouting rank of Eagle Scout
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Any boating, sailing, kayaking, SUP certifications
  • Jordan Lake fishing experience

Schedule, Compensation, Benefits

  • Camp is for the ten weeks between June 11 and Aug 17. Mon – Fri.
  • Must be available at least 7 of 10 weeks. Mandatory training is June 7-8.
  • Location: Sun Star Farm 2092 Martha’s Chapel Rd, Apex, NC 27523
  • Hourly wage commensurate with experience and certifications.

To Apply please email the following documents in .pdf format to:

  • A cover letter explaining your main areas of interest and personal goals.
  • A current resume.
  • At least three references and their complete contact information.  Successful background check required.  We will pursue both indicated and non-indicated references.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2018







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