Head Counselor Resume Samples

A Head Counselor is charged with the duty of supervising and monitoring the other counselors and camp staff. Certain general duties associated with the position are listed on the Head Counselor Resume as follows – chaperoning classes, leading physical activities and games; coordinating and participating in presentations and events; overseeing the safety of campers and other staff; teaching daily living skills; and training junior staff members. Specific duties may include – inspecting the living areas, ensuring all campers are present, checking the allergy issues and dietary requirements; monitoring the activities and whereabouts of the participants and making sure all the campers are in their appropriate dress codes.

A love for children, riding, nature camp and teaching is essential for this role. Additionally, the following skills are also resourceful – a strong sense of compassion and commitment to help others; the ability to guide and mentor participants; thorough knowledge of psychology, specialized care and nursing; and experience in wellness approach. Most of these counselors possess a degree in counseling or psychology.

Head Counselor Resume example

Head Counselor Resume

Summary : Head Counselors and their team are responsible for running all the sporting activities, the evening programmes and the cultural trips.

Skills : MS Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Monitored a caseload of approximately 450 students.
    2. Evaluated students' academic performance Support students that are not meeting expectations, not reaching their full potential Inform students and parents of financial aid resources, volunteer opportunities, and various clubs.
    3. Advised students on requirements for graduation, college and university expectations, write recommendations Help student find the college of "best fit'.
    4. Prepared students for the college application process Advise students and parents as to best standardize test option for the student.
    5. Coached 3 sports at Northview football, girl's basketball, and baseball.
    6. Represented Northview at the SSTAGE Conference as a presenter of Best Practices in School.
    7. Served as a member of the cabinet committee where we collaboratively oversaw the day-to-day operations of the school.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's


Sr. Head Counselor Resume

Summary : Experienced in customer service, grounds maintenance, and management. Involved scheduling, hiring and firing, inventory, and large bank deposits. Would be to leave a lasting impression through work ethic and personality.

Skills : MS Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for care of mentally and physically disabled children.
    2. Trained in emergency response and on call 24 hrs daily.
    3. Gained valuable insight about caring for children with a wide range of physical and mental disabilities including but not limited to cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, autism, and sickle cell anemia.
    4. Closed attention to medical care of disabled campers was imperative.
    5. Responsible for supervision and coordination of duties of other counselors in cabin as well.
    6. Experienced with laboratory equipment, safety, procedures, and instructing new students on laboratory techniques.
    7. In chargeed of full healthcare of cabin of 10-12 children of various levels of handicap as well as overseeing duties of 3-4 other counselors.
    8. Trained in survival tactics and navigational skills, safely guided students with valuable survival equipment through difficult to navigate terrain using map and compass.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors


Jr. Head Counselor Resume

Objective : To obtain a fulfilling and rewarding Head Counselor position at an organization that can benefit from skills within the communications and public relations space.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Wrote and implemented a weekly schedule for the camp group.
    2. Organized and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week.
    3. Identified and responded to camper behavior issues.
    4. Ensured that the site was kept clean, organized, and free of litter.
    5. Communicated with parents about the participant's experiences.
    6. Maintained accurate program records including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.
    7. Enforced and followed all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas.
    8. Helped guide Junior Counselors and Camp Volunteers to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Head Counselor I Resume

Objective : To find a work environment that will test and challenge mentally and where to show creative abilities.

Skills : Customer Service, People, Computer.

Description :

    1. Worked as a counselor, second summer as a cabin leader, and last three summers as the Head Counselor.
    2. Worked with people with special needs of all ages during summer camp and respite weekends.
    3. Oversaw cabin leaders, counselors, and counselors in training.
    4. Organized housing assignments for campers and counselors.
    5. Organized and ran three staff orientation to train incoming counselors about what were the expectations and responsibilities of their job.
    6. Ensured the safety of campers and staff members.
    7. Reviewed camper files and assigned them to appropriate housing, based on their specific needs and ability.
    8. Evaluated staff members weekly to identify areas of improvement and areas of strength.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.S.

Head Counselor II Resume

Headline : Goal-oriented and energetic with a talent for motivating participants with enthusiasm and encouragement. Educational and professional background in child development, physiology, sports medicine and exercise science.

Skills : Counseling, Management.

Description :

    1. Worked as a counselor in a residential therapeutic summer camp setting over three different summers.
    2. Supervised 30 counselors working with over 80 boys with social, learning, emotional challenges, and those affected by ASD.
    3. Modeled and directed counselors to manage the children by developing and implementing routines, structures, and engaging activities.
    4. Worked with campers to reduce conflict and de-escalate behavior.
    5. Planned and executed activities in coordination with the program staff and supervisors.
    6. Conducted training for staff and counselors, and supervised the therapeutic day to day camper activities.
    7. Planned and executed the activities program in coordination with the program staff.
    8. Assisted 25 children with social, emotional, and behavioral needs as well as children on the autism spectrum.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Head Counselor III Resume

Summary : Head Counselor is to provide therapeutic services to individuals, families and children; as well as provide training to other professionals and maintaining professional relationships with service users.

Skills : Customer Service, Child Care, Power Point, Spreadsheet.

Description :

    1. Worked in clinical camp setting with children ages 5-16 diagnosed with attentional, emotional, social, and behavioral problems.
    2. Taught social, communicative, and behavioral skills to children.
    3. Developed therapeutic activities for group and individualized behavioral plans for children.
    4. Met regularly with parents.
    5. Supervised two support counselors.
    6. Prepared a suitable workspace everyday for the children and supervised during recreational activities.
    7. Responsible for resolving any behavioral issues with either the counselors or the children within the upper division.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Doctoral

Asst. Head Counselor Resume

Objective : Dedicated student with a strong work ethic looking for a great experience in secondary education as a head Counselor.

Skills : MS Office, Counselling.

Description :

    1. Worked with Children ages 4-15 Planned and led activities to develop campers' physical, emotional and social growth.
    2. Worked with a group of general counselors to make sure camp was a safe environment for all campers.
    3. Assisted General counselors in their day to day activities.
    4. Assisted General counselors with behavioral issues in the group and created behavioral charts for campers that needed support.
    5. Identified warning signs of emotional or developmental problems and reported to parents.
    6. Worked with children with a variety of backgrounds, learning disabilities and behavioral issues.
    7. Reported on camper progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors

Associate Head Counselor Resume

Headline : Head Counselor to seek employment, Genuinely dedicated to the education, growth and development of children within the community.

Skills : Microsoft Office Proficient, Leadership , Attention To Detail, Multi-Tasking.

Description :

    1. Plans and implements activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program.
    2. Engages the participants in programs and activities while under supervision.
    3. Maintains a clean, structured and safe environment.
    4. Develops activities, lesson plans, and academies that are Project Based Learning and familiarized children with the use of STEM.
    5. Maintains accurate program documentation (incident reports, accident reports, behavior reports, attendance & sign-in / sign-out sheets).
    6. Identifies and communicates goals and philosophy to the parents of the participants at the after school Program.
    7. Responsible for program implementation, scheduling of activities, coordination of participants, transport and supervision of participants to and from activities, operating on a monthly budget, counseling under-privileged children, daily reports to parents and office administrative duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master's

Lead Head Counselor Resume

Summary : Head Counselors provide a safe and fun environment for all campers to learn a new, healthy lifestyle through leading fitness activities, camp games and sports with campers.

Skills : Counseling, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for maintaining client satisfaction in their weight loss program.
    2. Maintained and reviewed client folders for possible interventions missed, made outgoing sales calls of products needed, signed new clients to weight loss program, met daily and weekly sales goal, met store goals, met area sales goals.
    3. Open/closed, money handling, register operations, outlook, faxing, copying, multi phone, 45wpm, 10 key.
    4. Helped the camp director as needed to plan and implement special camp activities such as theme activities, evening activities, field days, etc.
    5. Addressed camper behavioral matters as they occur and work with Behavioral Coaches to create appropriate action plans as needed
    6. Supervised campers in the dorms, at meal times and around campus
    7. Supervised campers on off-campus field trips
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors

Head Counselor Resume

Summary : Trains and supervises an assigned group of camp counselors. Plans, coordinates and directs the functions of the counselors within the camping program. Provides guidance and role modeling to counselors and ensures safety and a positive experience for counselors and campers.

Skills : MS Office, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Supervises the children, also do head counts at all times do the attendance and pool sheets.
    2. Supervises and organizes an assigned group of female Camp Counselors during scheduled and unscheduled blocks of time in cooperation with camp rules and regulations.
    3. Provides spiritual guidance and encouragement to counselors.
    4. Trains Counselors in proper methods of leading groups of campers; answers questions during camp and follows-up to ensure understanding of training.
    5. Trains Counselors in proper safety of campers based on established camp rules and regulations.
    6. Anticipates safety hazards and initiates contact with the Divisional Youth Program Coordinator/Camp Director to confirm issues are resolved.
    7. Promotes and stimulates participation of Counselors in assigned activities to ensure a pleasant camp experience for campers. Confirms Counselors receive adequate break times. Handles camper discipline problems; 
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate