Camper CareAt Camp JORI

Posted Jan 4, 2023 Job Length Summer


Position Summary:
The Camper Care position has the health, wellness and happiness of all campers and staff in mind. He/she is a vital member of the staff and serves as the resource for staff to help provide campers with a meaningful and memorable fun summer.

It is expected that all staff come to camp ready to fully participate, learn, teach and contribute as we work to build a strong and cohesive staff team.

• Directly involved with all the campers and staff in camp.
• Directly responsible for the care of camper issues throughout camp: providing guidance and counseling, extra attention to campers that need additional support.
• Observe, assess and recommend plans and solutions to work with campers and staff.
• Administrative responsibilities regarding parent communication, documentation of situations and issues, including but not limited to behavior plans, incident reports, etc.
• Work with staff to help campers manage and move through homesickness and various other camper issues.
• Communicate with staff —prepare reports, forms, parent letters, articles, and evaluations as needed.
• Liaises with Directors in regards to all camper/staff issues.
• Participate in rotating on-duty assignments.
• Attend in-camp training sessions and staff meetings as required.
• Other duties as assigned.

Supervised by: Directors




• Graduate level or higher degree in mental health, education or medical field
• Strong background and experience in Social Work, Psychology, School Counseling, education and/or related fields.
• Background and experience in camping and/or related fields is preferred, but not required.
• Desire to work with children and adults in camp setting.
• Demonstrate knowledge of a myriad of treatment techniques.
• Excellent communication (written and spoken) skills.
• Ability to give and receive constructive criticism, feedback and support.
• Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and manage a variety of tasks and responsibilities simultaneously.
• Must have strong leadership skills, ability to motivate, manage and counsel.
• A sense of humor, charismatic personality and all around positive attitude.

How to Apply

To apply please email

Contact Information

Camp Name


Job Title

Camper Care

Camp Address

1065 Worden's Pond Road, Wakefield, Rhode Island, 02879, United States