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Southern Oregon University

July 12th - 19th, 2014


JUNIOR COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION
For High School Juniors and Seniors

Each junior counselor will be assigned to help supervise 10-12 students from the program during those times when the students are not involved in classes.  Junior counselors will be required to live and eat in the dorms assigned to them.  The time commitment for the job is considerable.  The students attending the program will range in age from 12-17 years; therefore, the program must provide a high level of supervision. The junior counselors will be an integral part of the needed supervision.  The junior counselors are expected to attend classes from 8:30-4:00 daily with a lunch in between.  All meals will be eaten with the rest of the KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM students.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIREMENTS

KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM is looking for high-energy personalities that find working with young people stimulating and fun.  We are looking for responsible, mature and emotionally stable individuals. One of the strengths of the KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM program has been the outstanding role models that junior counselors provide.  Junior counselors are expected to conduct themselves in a manner which is exemplary and includes: good personal hygiene, positive attitude, compassion, wise decision making, and intellectual curiosity.

DUTIES:

  • Junior counselors are assigned to help a senior counselor with their group.
  • Live in the dorm and help be responsible for 10-12 students.
  • Attend orientation session Saturday morning prior to the arrival of KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM students.
  • Meet daily with the KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM staff.
  • Assist at registration and check-out.
  • Help with recreational activities and evening programs.
  • Participate in an evaluation of the session.
  • Participate in all afternoon and evening activities.
  • Know emergency procedures thoroughly.
  • Be available to help housing office staff when necessary, i.e. cleaning up after social events, assisting with the linen change, etc.

Junior Counselor Application (PDF fillable form)

 Junior Counselor Recommendation Form (PDF fillable form)


SENIOR COUNSELOR JOB DESCRIPTION

Konaway counselors

Senior Counselors must have completed their freshman year at a college or university and be at least 18 years of age. Each counselor will be assigned to supervise 8-10 students from the program during those times when the students are not involved in classes.  Counselors will be required to live and eat in the dorms assigned to them.  The time commitment for the job is considerable.  The students attending the program will range in age from 11-17 years; therefore, the program must provide a high level of supervision.  The counselors will be an integral part of the needed supervision.  The counselors are expected to be on duty and free of all other commitments from 12:00 noon - 8:00 am daily.  All lunches will be eaten with the KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM students. 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS REQUIREMENTS

KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM is looking for high-energy personalities that find working with young people stimulating and fun.  We are looking for responsible, mature and emotionally stable individuals.  Counselors are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is exemplary. This includes: good personal hygiene, positive attitude, compassion, wise decision making, and intellectual curiosity.

DUTIES:

  • Supervision of students assigned to counselor when students are not in class.
  • Live in the dorm and be directly responsible for 8-10 students.
  • Attend orientation session Saturday morning before Konaway students arrive.
  • Meet daily with the KONAWAY NIKA TILLICUM staff.
  • Assist at registration and check-out.
  • Help with recreational activities and evening programs.
  • Participate in an evaluation of the session.
  • Participate in all afternoon and weekend activities.
  • Be available to students for counseling, problem solving, etc.
  • Know emergency procedures thoroughly.
  • Be available to help Housing Office staff when necessary.

SALARY:  Room and board plus $400 per summer session.

DATES:  Academy dates: JULY 12th-19th, 2014, staff training: SATURDAY, JULY 12, 2014 @ 9:30 a.m.

Senior Counselor Application (PDF fillable form)