Snoqualmie Tribe
  • 16-Jun-2017 to 07-Aug-2017 (PST)
  • Elders and Tribal Activities
  • Snoqualmie, WA, USA
  • $850.00 stipend + $12/hr for 2-day pre-camp training
  • Other
  • Seasonal

12 Positions Available

Dates: Up to 2 days pre-camp training in early August TBD; camp runs August 20 to 25, 2017



Counselors are the primary caregivers for each camper. The Counselor is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. This is a temporary position that reports to the Youth Camp Director.


  • Supervise assigned campers. Ensure that all campers are accounted for and safe at all times.
  • Facilitate, teach, and participate in arts and crafts, outdoor skills, games, water activities, and other activities that are developmentally appropriate and that promote camper skill and character development. Assist with all-camp special events.
  • Apply basic youth development principles in working with campers through communication, relationship development, and respect for diversity, involvement and empowerment of youth.
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness standards. Share cleaning duties with fellow staff.
  • Monitor individual camper health needs or concerns on a daily basis.
  • Communicate personal or camper needs to supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Maintain camp equipment in sound and safe order.
  • Follow established policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, safety, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.
  • Set a good example to campers and others in regard to general camp procedures and practices including sanitation, schedule, and sportsmanship.
  • Attend pre-camp training and camp counselor staff meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Age 18 years or older required.
  • Current CPR/1st Aid certification, or ability to obtain one before employment, required.
  • Experience with water activities and water safety required; lifeguard certification preferred.
  • Must have physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, canoeing, swimming, building campfires, team building initiatives, and physical games and activities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with all age levels required.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow verbal and written information.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment and random drug screenings.
  • Must pass background check.

Additional Information

  • There are currently 12 counselor positions available.
  • Compensation is an $850.00 stipend for 5 day camp (Scheduled August 20 August 25, 2017).
  • Must be able to attend pre-camp training, which is up to two days paid at $12 per hour. Dates in early August to be determined.
  • Camp counselors work in a cabin and field atmosphere, demonstrating and supervising a variety of physical and instructional activities. Counselors must maintain constant supervision of campers and possess the ability to respond appropriately in emergency situations.

The Snoqualmie Tribe gives Indian preference to candidates who can provide proof of enrollment in a federally recognized tribe. In the absence of qualified Indian applicants who meet the qualifications listed above, all applicants not entitled to or who do not claim Indian preference, will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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