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NEW for 2019! Junior Counselor Intern (JCI)     

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What Does a JCI Do?                          

The Junior Counselor Intern is a new concept ACADEMY is piloting for 2019 and will require students who are completing 9th grade to be flexible, open minded, and interested in learning something new. It's a unique experience that prepares you to be a future Junior Counselor while working with staff, instructors, and older counselors to "learn the ropes" of leadership. Junior Counselor Interns must have attended ACADEMY previously as a student in session 1 and/or session 2. Junior Counselor Interns will be expected to attend training session and orientation starting Sunday morning before ACADEMY program. 

Who Are We Looking For?

ACADEMY seeks high-energy students completing grade 9 who find working with young people interesting and fun! We are looking for responsible, mature and team-oriented students. One of the strengths of the ACADEMY program has been the outstanding role models that Junior Counselors provide. Junior Counselors are expected to conduct themselves in an exemplary manner which includes appropriate dress, positive attitude, compassion, wise decision making, intellectual curiosity and a flexible and open-minded attitude.

Perks              

  • Many schools and honor societies require students to complete a certain amount of community service. The Junior Counselor Intern Program will allow you to demonstrate the leadership skills that many colleges look for on applications and when awarding scholarships.
  • Get an ADADEMY experience between being a traditional student and Junior Counselor.
  • Learn transferrable skills like education, event coordination, and opertations. 
  • The ACADEMY Director and staff can serve as a personal reference for future job and college applications.
  • Walk away with priceless friendships, connections and memories!

Junior Counselors 

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What Do Junior Counselors Do?                          

Each Junior Counselor will help coordinate a Living Group of 10-14 ACADEMY students during those times when the students are not involved in classes. Students attending ACADEMY range in age from 9-12 years, so Junior Counselors must provide a high level of supervision. Junior Counselors will live and eat all meals in the vicinity of ACADEMY students. Expect long yet energetic and exciting days! Each Junior Counselor will serve as a Teaching Assistant for one or more classes each day and will also attend a separate Junior Counselor leadership class during one period. Junior Counselors have an 11:00pm curfew. Junior Counselors are also expected to attend orientation and training starting on Sunday morning before ACADEMY starts to assist at check-in and material preperation.

Who Are We Looking For?

ACADEMY seeks high-energy students completing grades 10 - 12 who find working with young people interesting and fun! We are looking for responsible, mature and team-oriented students. One of the strengths of the ACADEMY program has been the outstanding role models that Junior Counselors provide. Junior Counselors are expected to conduct themselves in an exemplary manner which includes good personal hygiene and appropriate dress, positive attitude, compassion, wise decision making, and intellectual curiosity.

Perks

  • Many schools and honor societies require students to complete a certain amount of community service. The Junior Counselor Program will allow you to demonstrate the leadership skills that many colleges look for on applications and when awarding scholarships.
  • Junior Counselors take a leadership development class and serve as teaching assistants for two classes each day. 
  • The ACADEMY Director and staff can serve as a personal reference for future job and college applications.
  • Walk away with priceless friendships, connections and memories!