What positions are available for summer 2016?
Group leaders, counselors, lifeguards, activity specialists and activity assistants.
What are the dates of camp for summer 2016?
The 2016 camp season will run from June 27th to August 19th.
What are the work hours each day?
Most staff work between 8AM and 5PM. The specifics of your position will be outlined during the interview process.
What are the best things about working at Mount Tom?
- The professional skills you develop such as teamwork, organization and leadership.
- Making a difference in the lives of your campers by being a role model.
- The Benefits: competitive salary, supportive working conditions, an extensive training program, delicious meals and lots of spirit.
How much will I get paid?
Salaries are based on different factors including position and experience.
Is there a training/orientation program?
Yes, there is a mandatory training program for all staff.
What is the hiring process?
You must complete an application on line. If your skills and experience meet our needs, we’ll contact you for an interview at our New Rochelle campsite.
How will I get to camp each day?
Some staff serve as bus counselors. Some drive. Your situation will be discussed during the interview process.
I have camp-age children. Can they participate in the camp program?
Yes. Many of our adult staff members have their children at camp.
What skills are you looking for in a Mount Tom staff member?
Good listening skills
Ability to work within a group structure
Ability to teach social, athletic and other skills
Responsibility to children, parents and colleagues
Willingness to ask for help
Ability and willingness to accept constructive criticism
Willingness to go beyond the job description
Interest in helping children become strong individuals and cooperative teammates
Ability to relate to the everyday needs and concerns of children
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