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Day Camp Counselor
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Posting Ends: Sunday, June 30, 2024
Hourly Pay Range: $11.50 - $12.00
Hours: Seasonal Employee
Location: Clarkston, MI
Category: Parks and Recreation
Position Summary
Reports to: Day Camp Supervisor and Recreation Coordinator Positions Reporting to this Position: None
Position Description
To provide support for the Day Camp program at Bay Court Park and Clintonwood Park. The individual in this capacity has specific duties relative to their job, in addition to, the general rules, policies, procedures, and expectations of the Department.

*Although every detail of the day-to-day job may not be included in this job description, the Counselor will be expected to perform the duties required to administer a successful summer that provides a positive experience for all participants. Keep in mind; enthusiasm and communication is key!

Must be at least 17 years of age, have a general understanding of the goals and objectives of Day Camp, ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences & insights, and have a winning way with campers

• Responsible for a group of children during the entire day, including lunch.
• Responsible for special projects, performing duties or assignments given by the Director or Assistant Director.
• Responsible for planning activities for groups of children and quiet activities after lunch.
• Required to attend the Camp Staff Orientation.
• Responsible for giving input on weekly activity ideas at staff meetings.
• Responsible for reporting and documenting all injuries and discipline problems.
• Attend all staff meetings (this may require coming in early or leaving late).
• Responsible for completing mid-summer and final program/staff evaluations.
• Responsible for daily Before & After Care general procedures.
• Required to notify supervisors immediately of any possible negligence or abuse of children.
• Required to be aware of proper emergency procedures and severe weather protocol, please refer to the employee handbook for detailed procedures.
• Responsible for following all health & safety protocols and procedures.

• Work with Day Camp Director & Supervisor on daily routines at camp.
• How to handle different circumstances in a camp environment.
• CPR and First Aid certification (provided by the Township).

• Be in communication with the Day Camp Supervisor with any camp issues.
• Be sure to provide your L.I.T.’s with constructive feedback throughout the summer.
• Be in constant communication with your campers.

Independence Fest- June 29, 2024
It is mandatory that all day camp staff works at least an 8-hour shift for Independence Fest. The job duty on this day will not reflect the duties of the above position.

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