Experience shows that realistic expectations are the number one factor in retaining staff year after year and GreatCampJobs.com strives to depict a clear picture of the hard work yet priceless rewards.
White Plains, NY (PRWEB) February 6, 2009
CampGroup announces the launch of GreatCampJobs.com, a completely redesigned website featuring summer camp job opportunities and how they are beneficial to your career.
How often do young adults hear "Get a real job"? GreatCampJobs.com points out that working at summer camp is a real job with training, growth potential, management skills, and practical experience. Summer camp jobs provide on-the-job training for careers in teaching, coaching, parks and recreation, child development, as well as, business skills such as problem solving, communication, public speaking, time management, planning and execution. Some colleges will even allow students to earn internship credit through summer camp counselor jobs.
"Unlike other job seeker websites, GreatCampJobs.com, points out the strategic advantages of working at summer camp. Many of the skills utilized and learned as a summer camp counselor are valuable tools in the business world," says Dan Zenkel, CEO of CampGroup, a family of independently owned and operated summer day and overnight camps in the Northeast and Michigan.
GreatCampJobs.com provides detailed job descriptions for all positions from cabin counselors and activity specialists to nurses, accounting and support staff. "Experience shows that realistic expectations are the number one factor in retaining staff year after year and GreatCampJobs.com strives to depict a clear picture of the hard work yet priceless rewards." According to Sue Baldwin, staffing coordinator for Lake of the Woods camps, four 2-4 week overnight camps in Michigan for boys and girls.
A major draw to working at summer camp is the chance to work with expert professionals in each field, whether a top collegiate sports coach, exhibiting artist or experienced teacher. The training and practical experience gained in a camp position is unique. Counselors forms special bond at summer camp and these lifelong networking connections can be invaluable in later job searches.
For a position at any of the CampGroup summer camps, visit GreatCampJobs.com for an easy online application. All candidates undergo a personal interview and rigorous background check before a final offer is extended. For international applicants, there is comprehensive J-1 and F-1 visa information and applications available.
CampGroup, LLC, the largest owner/operator of for-profit summer camps in the nation, is at the forefront of summer camping. The Company's fifteen premier camps, which are located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey and Michigan, include Camp Akeela, Black Bear Lake Day Camp, Camp Cobbossee for Boys, Camp Danbee, The Glen at Lake of the Woods, Greenwoods Camp for Boys, The Grove at Lake of the Woods, Camp Kippewa for Girls, Lake of the Woods Camp for Girls, Camp Mah-Kee-Nac, Ramaquois Day Camp, Camp Walt Whitman, Camp Wicosuta, Camp Winadu, and Camp Winaukee. http://campgroup.com