As it has done since 1999, the Camp Leaders organisation is once again offering students the unique opportunity of spending a gap year gaining invaluable work and life experience at a summer camp in America.
Online PR News – 07-August-2013 – Liverpool, Merseyside – As it has done since 1999, the Camp Leaders organisation is once again offering students the unique opportunity of spending a gap year gaining invaluable work and life experience at a summer camp in America. If the glowing testimonials from those who return from such an adventure are any yardstick, then Summer Camp Jobs provide far more than just a convenient means of getting up close and personal with American culture.
Camp Leaders endeavours to place recruits in summer camp jobs suited to their specific skills or abilities. Successful applicants must also demonstrate an aptitude for dealing with children and their particular needs and a character that will serve as a strong role model to their young charges. Whether as a counsellor, or as a member of the support staff, the experience is said to have had great future value to those already enriched by this cultural exchange. Testimonials suggest that such an entry on a CV has swayed many a prospective employer and, in some instances, been instrumental in obtaining extra university credit. These are just two of the concrete benefits resulting from the close experience of a different culture. There must certainly be some personal satisfaction for a young student in completing a 9 week work assignment a long way from home and it is the confidence that this must inspire that will surely create the most lasting effect.
Being responsible for the well-being of others creates a more responsible mind-set and it is this that must be glaringly apparent to prospective employers. It is also the exposure that the student has had to a variety of cultures within the summer camp experience that adds to their attraction as potential employees. Youth from around the globe find positions here and lasting friendships are formed in the fun and friendly environment of summer camps America. A greater tolerance for cultural differences cannot help but expand the minds of students as it rounds out their characters and the choice of camps is as varied as the landscape they represent.
Whether working at a special needs summer camp, one for society’s many underprivileged children, or any other, the experience must have a marked effect on the mind of a young camp staffer. Camp Leaders is to be applauded both for its initiative and for the continual support lent to its recruits from start to end of their summer job in America.
Camp Leaders provide a range of roles at Summer Camps through out America, with flights, visa sponsorship and insurance included, summer camp America is a life changer.