Monday - Friday: Various hours

Start Date:


Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager and the Camp Director the Assistant Camp Counselor is a part time position responsible for the supervision of program participants and implementation of on-site activities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Set up of sports, group games and arts & craft activities for program participants.
  2. Advise the Camp Director of patron concerns in timely manner.
  3. Supervise participants as assigned during daily activities at the main camp location and offsite field trips.
  4. Maintain park district and school district equipment and facility in a clean and orderly manner.
  5. Administer basic first aid as necessary.
  6. Demonstrate and support park district customer service standards.
  7. Follow district and departmental safety, personnel, and administrative policies, procedures and ordinances.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Notify Camp Director when supplies need to be ordered or restocked.
  • Assist Camp Counselor with supervision of activities.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of a variety of sports, group games and arts & craft activities
  • Ability to teach sports, group games and arts & craft activities to program participants.
  • Demonstrate creativity in delivery of sports, group games and arts & craft activities.
  • Excellent customer service and leadership skills.
  • Ability to address complaints and resolve concerns as needed.
  • Ability to supervise and instruct program participants of varying ages and abilities.

    Education and Experience:

    • Must have experience working with children.
    • Must have experience in a variety of sports, group games and arts & craft activities.

    Special Considerations:

    • Must be at least 15 years old.
    • Subject to modified/flexible work schedule.
    • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
    • Occasionally lift, carry and/or move object(s) weighing ≤ 20 lbs. Lifting assistance is required when lifting ≥ 20 lbs.