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Stephanie Mazis

Wayne,PA

Summary

Friendly Camp Counselor skilled at motivating children and helping each to embrace camp environment. Driven individual committed to implementing and leading fun, educational and entertaining group activities. Caring supervisor of stressed and scared campers. Energetic Camp Counselor offering four years of of hands-on experience guiding, supervising and overseeing campers engaged in camp activities. Well-versed in planning age-appropriate activities and leading and supporting campers. Responsible and mature individual with strong grasp of emergency procedures paired with first aid and CPR certification. Patient Camp Counselor with [Number] years of expertise promoting activity participation. Talented at providing behavior monitoring and communicating with parents regarding children's experiences. Reliable individual with community-oriented focus and dedication to health and safety standards for all participants. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task]. Offering [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Overview

3
3
years of professional experience

Work History

Camp Counselor

Upper Main Line YMCA
Berwyn , PA
2020.06 - 2023.08
  • Provided guidance and support to ensure the safety of all campers in a variety of outdoor settings.
  • Developed individualized behavior management plans for campers with special needs.
  • Facilitated group problem-solving discussions to build positive relationships among campers.
  • Organized and supervised camp activities such as swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, hikes, and sports.
  • Created an environment conducive to learning by implementing positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Maintained accurate records including daily attendance logs, incident reports, and medical forms.
  • Encouraged camper participation in recreational activities through enthusiastic leadership style.
  • Provided emotional support to campers dealing with homesickness or other issues related to being away from home.
  • Communicated regularly with parents regarding their child's progress at camp.
  • Monitored camper behaviors during meals ensuring proper hygiene habits were followed.
  • Engaged children in arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games and field trips while maintaining safe environment.
  • Established and built relationships with campers to ease fears in new environment.
  • Helped campers build confidence and self-esteem through consistent guidance and mentoring.
  • Cultivated effective relationships with campers, parents and other camp counselors by utilizing active listening and dynamic interpersonal skills.
  • Monitored activities matched to individual and group abilities to keep campers safe.
  • Provided positive and authoritative approach to guiding behavior by using age-appropriate limits and choices.
  • Enforced discipline and policies to protect safety of recreational activity participants.
  • Recognized and implemented safety standards to minimize incidents or accidents.
  • Tracked attendance, checking off present individuals.
  • Welcomed participants and directed to assigned areas.
  • Enforced COVID-19 safety procedures and protocols before, during and post-camp to enhance wellness.
  • Acted as ambassador for camp to families by communicating about camper's experience.
  • Promoted fun, safe and inclusive environment by monitoring activity of campers to identify and address behavioral issues.
  • Organized, led and promoted interest in recreational activities.
  • Helped participants enjoy activities while ensuring adherence to protocol.
  • Enforced rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and safety.
  • Assessed needs and interests of individuals and groups and planned activities accordingly.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of participants.
  • Introduced new arrivals to other participants, explained facility rules and encouraged participation.
  • Administered first aid and notified emergency medical personnel.
  • Managed daily operations of recreational facilities.

Skills

  • Child Supervision
  • Parental Communication
  • Emergency Response
  • Group Activity Implementation
  • Activity Planning
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Needs Assessment
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Life Skills Development
  • Positive Relationships
  • Program Evaluation
  • Creative Mindset
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Accurate Recordkeeping
  • Activity Scheduling
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Enforcing Rules
  • Safety Procedures and Protocols
  • Issue Identification and Resolution
  • CPR
  • Relationship Building
  • Team Leadership
  • Program Instruction
  • Problem Resolution
  • Creative and Energetic
  • Problem-Solving
  • Safety Management
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Positive Engagement
  • First Aid
  • Decision-Making
  • Interpersonal and Written Communication
  • Performance Improvement
  • Compassionate Communication
  • Group Leadership
  • Program and Activity Planning
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Effective Communication
  • Activity Supervision
  • Check in and Checkout Procedures

Affiliations

  • Girl scout from age 6-14
  • Went to Hebrew school from ages 4-15, learned to read and write Hebrew, and had a Bat Mitzvah
  • Taken after school art and cooking clubs
  • volunteered at Wayne senior center
  • volunteered at my synagogue Temple Brith Achim and participated in acivities
  • I love doing arts and crafts and being creative
  • I like to Crochet, color, make different types of jewelry, ice skate, go hiking, cook, and many other things

Education

Some College (No Degree) - Liberal Arts And General Studies

Delaware County Community College
Media, PA

Timeline

Camp Counselor

Upper Main Line YMCA
2020.06 - 2023.08

Some College (No Degree) - Liberal Arts And General Studies

Delaware County Community College
Stephanie Mazis