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Working at Camp Cooper is a life-changing experience!

It's a big commitment - it can be hard work, and there are some long hours - but with big commitment comes BIG reward, and the reward for our staff will be a summer of fun, laughter, challenges and incredible memories. You'll have tons of fun taking part in new activities and sharing your talents; you'll learn to turn any item of clothing into a costume and best of all, you'll realise the positive impact you can have on the lives of our incredible campers.

Overview of Working at Camp Cooper

For many, the experience of working at camp can be life-changing and for all it offers enormous benefits - increased confidence, organisational and management skills, the ability to work successfully with people, and a positive attitude to life in general. Working at camp provides a great addition to a university or job personal statement and CVs.

How to Apply & Assessment Process

Our assessments are a time to get to know you and see you interact with others. Our assessments are a relaxed affair; we make sure there is lots of fun, games and laughter.

Camp Counsellor

The cabin counsellor is a role model, friend, leader and mentor for our campers. Each counsellor is responsible for a cabin group of 8 - 12 campers - living, eating, laughing, supporting and organising activities with their group.

Head Counsellor (Leadership Team Role)

We are looking for experienced Camp Counsellors who are looking for a new role at Summer Camp with more responsibility. The Head Counsellor role is a leadership role at Camp Cooper - you will also be assisting with all aspects of running Camp.

LIT Director (Leadership Team Role)

The LIT Director is responsible for overseeing the Leaders-In-Training (LIT) Programme, which is a leadership development programme for 17 & 18 year olds.

Events Coordinator (Leaderships Team Role)

The Event Manager at Camp Cooper is responsible for the running of our All-Camp special events that happen each evening.

Logistics Manager

We are looking for a Logistics Manager that is super organised, loves logistics and wants to work behind the scenes to ensure Camp runs smoothly.

Camp Nurse

The nurse is responsible for the health care of the campers and staff at Camp including giving out medications,
dealing with ill or injured campers and dealing with medical emergencies.

Staff Training

Our 5-day intensive staff training week is a critical part of Camp Cooper. We set the tone for the summer and learn how to create a fun and positive atmosphere, how to run creative activities and how to ensure the campers are safe.

Full Time / Permanent Roles

Camp Cooper is hiring a full-time/permanent Programme Manager to oversee and manage our Edinburgh Camp.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £26,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

The Programme Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the camp’s setup and delivery. This includes the leadership, staff hiring, training and supervision, programme development and implementation and generally overseeing the summer camp programme.

The setup period for Camp is September - June, with the office being based at Savoy Tower, 77 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3BZ.

The delivery period for Camp is June - August. The Camp location is Belhaven Rd, Dunbar EH42 1NN. The role is fully residential over the summer.

Applications will close on Friday, December 2nd at 5pm