Tocaloma staff members are enthusiastic, flexible, patient, humorous and imaginative leaders. As a counselor you will often find yourself in the role of friend, teacher, coach and big brother/sister. It is a trust and responsibility that is very rewarding and serious and requires dedication as well as your utmost efforts to fulfill.
A major component of our camp culture that sets us apart from many other camps is our clear communication policy. We promote an environment where positive communication among all staff members is rewarded and negative talk, such as gossip, is not tolerated. By establishing such a policy, it allows for an environment where people feel safe to be themselves and can focus on being great role models for their campers.
We believe that this policy has contributed greatly to the amount of diversity among our staff and to the large return rate we have of staff from one year to the next. From a staff of 80 we have approximately 55-80% return every year!
At Tocaloma, we hope to provide you with an environment in which you can have a fun summer experience while making a positive impact on children and establishing friendships with an amazing group of young adults. If you believe that you meet or exceed the minimum qualifications (see below) and that your employment needs matches our camp culture, please check back here in March for our 2018 Staff Application. If you’d like to be emailed when the staff application is available please send a message to Erica Carlin (see email below).
Please direct any employment questions to: email@example.com.
• Completed first year of college and at least 18 years old
• Be an outstanding role model
• Present a neat and professional appearance
• Have an enthusiastic & positive outlook
• Have the desire and ability to work outdoors and lead games/activities
• Ability to obtain Red Cross First Aid (camp will assist with training)
• Possess outstanding moral standards, character & integrity
• Display excellent communication skills
• Possess a wonderful sense of humor and a willingness to act silly
• Embrace individual/group differences
• Be safety conscious
• Have an interest in seeking guidance and direction
• Have a strong desire to make a positive difference in a child’s life
• Be available to work from mid-June through mid-August (some part-time positions may be available)
• Be available to attend the following 2018 staff training dates: June 13, 14, 15 and 16
• Be able to secure your own housing (we do not have overnight facilities)
Tocaloma is an Equal Opportunities Employer