Junior Staff (Teen Leadership Program)
This position is open to those individuals who are fifteen years of age or older, in High School, and have completed the Teen Leadership Program Pre-Camp Training. The position requires a minimum committment of three weeks. One week of classic style training and a minimum of two weeks in Experiential Activities. Junior Staff members must be willing to participate in any of the many activities at Anokijig but will never be asked to do anything beyond their ability without training. Responsibilities fall into two categories. Junior Staff are assigned to a specific camper group section. In this assignment, the Junior Staff will work as an assistant to the Senior Staff as part of a team helping campers with their daily needs and schedules. Each Junior Staff will also be assigned to a Program Area. Under the supervision of the Program Area Senior Staff, the Junior Staff will assist in the teaching and supervision
The benefits of the Junior Staff Program include leadership training, opportunities to learn new outdoor skills, group management, planning, problem solving, and a long list of personal growth elements that will benefit them for a lifetime. The Junior Staff have scheduled off time and After Taps Privileges. Junior Staff is also a pathway to Senior Staff and Director responsibilities, plus participation will be a good addition to their future resume, and satisfy any requirements for a service project.