Sports Camp Lead Counselor

Job Details

  • Date Posted: November 7, 2023
  • Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Company: Genesis Health Clubs

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  • Lincoln, Nebraska

Genesis Health Clubs

Do you enjoy working with children, getting paid to play, and the idea of working in a family and fitness oriented environment? This position is ideal for candidates looking to continue building their resume with a high-energy, FUN-forward position working with youth, and grow their child development skills.

Genesis Health Clubs is the largest privately owned health club in the nation! We believe staff is family, and together, we can help others take charge of their health! We invest in our team members with exceptional training, quality benefits, and professional opportunities for growth within the company!


  • This position requires a person to be physically fit and mentally alert. There may be a need for standing, walking, sitting, lifting, kneeling, reaching, handling, thinking, reasoning, and calculating, some of it constant
  • A positive attitude and professional behavior are expected and displayed consistently in all dealings with members and/or fellow Team members
  • Must have one year of experience working with children
  • CPR/First Aid/AED for adults, infants, and children or ability to obtain certification
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Available to work days full time Monday-Friday and able to commit to entire summer season
  • Responsible for securing reliable transportation to and from work
  • State Specific Licensing Requirements as applicable

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of campers through their “one week” camp experiences
  • Developing youth friendships to ensure each child is connected to their camp community
  • Completing daily opening and closing procedures, as well as safety logs
  • Daily written and verbal communication with Camp parents, team members, club members, and Camp Site Director
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the specific needs of the campers in your care and communicate safety or behavior concerns with appropriate parties
  • Ensure each area of the club utilized by the camp is on Brand, clean, and in good repair
  • Find coverage for sick days and communicate planned vacation days prior to the start of the season
  • Supporting standard counselors with their camp leadership development skills

Benefits of Employment:

  • Free childcare – enroll your children in camp
  • Free premier membership to ALL Genesis Health Clubs while employed, plus discounts for spouse and children
  • Minimal weekend and evening responsibilities outside of initial training
  • Ongoing training in youth development, leadership, and professionalism
  • Opportunity for multi-department work and/or year round employment with club
  • Offsite work going on field trips
  • Staff discounts on supplements, smoothies, personal training, and more
  • Internships and letters of recommendation as earned
  • End of Season Staff Celebration