NDSU Temp 2024 ND 4-H Camp Counselor

North Dakota State University   Washburn, ND   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 3, 2024
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This is a part-time or temporary non-benefited position.

Description & Details:

2024 ND 4-H Camp Counselor

North Dakota 4-H Camp is seeking summer staff who can provide exceptional customer service, high-quality educational programming, and endless fun for the 400+ campers and volunteers attending 4-H camp for summer 2024.

Staff will supervise campers, ensure their safety and assist with day-to-day operations of the camp programs. Interaction with campers, parents, and guardians is important to assure parents and guardians that youth are in a safe learning environment. General upkeep of facilities is required to ensure that our campers and guests are in a safe, healthy environment. This great opportunity also provides working with North Dakota State University Extension Agents and Specialists who offer programming to our campers.

  • Have a desire and ability to work with youth in the outdoors for extended periods of time.
  • Are willing to embody activities and habits that encourage campers to THRIVE.
  • Supervise camper health and well being
  • Enforcing camp safety regulations
  • Ability to keep up with active groups of children ranging from ages 8-16 years old.
  • Ability to provide necessary and clear instruction and guidance to campers
  • Ability to observe camper behavior through assessing level of appropriateness, enforcing safety regulations and emergency procedures, and applying appropriate behavior-management techniques
  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards
Salary and Benefits:

Pay is $600.00 per week plus free room and board.

This experience can be used as an internship in an accepted field of study.


1. Counselors must be at least 16 years of age.

2. Experience with youth is preferred.

3. Ability to remain calm under stress and use good judgment

4. Ability to work well with a team

5. Positive attitude, responsible, mature

6. Good problem-solving skills, ability to effectively deal with conflict

7. CPR and first aid certification are required and will be provided if needed.

8. Lifeguard certification is desired but not required. If you would like to

become lifeguard certified prior to the camp season we will pay/reimburse

you. Bonus for lifeguard certification

9. 4-H experience is not required.

To Apply - Applications must include the following materials:

Email Karla Meikle for job posting and application instructions. Karla.meikle@ndsu.edu Please include within application if you are currently or have in the past 12 months been employed with NDSU, the North Dakota University System or any other North Dakota State agency. If so, include which agency/department, as well as your how many hours you work a week and in the past 12 months.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

Employment Eligibility:

NDSU determines employment eligibility through the E-Verify system: What is E-Verify? New employees to NDSU must present specific identification to determine their employment eligibility no later than their first day of work. To view the identification required, please see the List of Acceptable Documents . You will be required to have one item from List A OR one item from List B and List C.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu .