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KEY FUNCTION: During the camp session, the camp photographer documents the camp activities using digital photography / video, arranges a slideshow (for weeklong camps), and organizes all files to facilitate preparation of the annual photo DVD.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum age of 19 years for Kids Week or Hobé Juniors, or 21 years for Teen Week
Ability to relate to one’s peer group
Ability to provide guidance, verbal instruction, and supervision to others in a caring, supportive manner
Ability to assist in teaching program activities in a caring, supportive manner
Self-motivated, good character, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control
Open and honest in relationships; willing to learn from experience
Willingness to participate in camp activities
Flexible and able to respond positively to changes in duties or schedule
Current CPR and FIRST AID preferred

Identify and meet the needs of the campers
Document the camp program and camper’s activities using digital photography / video
Work together with others to carry out camp programs as planned or revised
Encourage an atmosphere of respect, acceptance, & enthusiasm
Follow and enforce all camp policies, rules, and regulations

Attend pre-camp training, in-camp training, and daily staff meetings
Provide opportunities for each camper to be successful at some experience
Recognize and respond to opportunities for problem solving
Be on time for flag ceremony, announcements, meals, and activities
Assist with camper check-in and check-out as assigned
Other duties as needed or desired
Request advice from Counselor Leader, Directors, or Staff Support Liaison for any problems
Take photos at assigned times and at any other opportune moments
Ensure that each cabin group and each camper is in at least one photo from the session
Arrange digital slideshow to be presented on the last night of weeklong camps (weeklong camps only)
Organize the photos / files to facilitate preparation of the annual photo DVD.
Ensure that photos / files are delivered to camp office at the end of the camp session, or soon afterwards
Assist with meal setup, cleanup, and counselor breaks as assigned
Night counselor (in addition to the above): Help assigned cabin group during the evening, mealtimes, and other free times

Protect confidentiality of campers and staff
Physically able to participate in all camp activities
Able to understand and follow instructions given by Directors
Able to communicate with and instruct others, both verbally and nonverbally
Able to observe and assess camper behavior, & enforce appropriate regulations
Able to identify & respond to hazards; able to assist in emergency situations
Form a team with other camp staff that is dedicated to providing the best camp experience for all campers

POSITION TYPE: Volunteer, duties primarily occur onsite during the camp sessions

RESPONSIBLE TO: Camp Director, Assistant Director, Program Director