CAMP EDMO Counselor (K-8th) - Palo Alto

Edventure More Palo Alto, CA

Job Description As a counselor, you should be prepared for a summer filled with valuable life lessons, personal and professional growth, and a whole lot of FUN!


• Approach education with passion and excitement

• Navigate groups of 10-16 kids through the daily activities (science, technology, maker, digital media, and more!)

• Lead and instruct Recreation and Team Time rotations for your group of campers

• Support Instructors during hands-on classroom activities

• Work closely with the Camp Director and Instructors to create fun camp games, songs, skits, and activities (and participate in them!)

• Build positive group dynamics among your camper team

• Interact with parents in a professional and energetic manner

• Help cultivate confidence and self-esteem, as well as a natural love for learning

• Instill the EDMO Vibe of kindness, respect, honesty and FUN in all campers

• Create an overall vibe of inclusion and excitement to learn with your campers

Qualifications • Love for working with kids!

• Current college student or very mature high school student

• High sense of responsibility and dependability

• Good role model with strong academic standing

• Previous camp experience preferred but not required

• Contagious enthusiasm and charisma

• Strong team player

• Creativity, flexibility, and excellent multi-tasking skills

• Experience facilitating groups of children and/or working youth programs is preferred

• A large supply of costumes and/or a plethora of skits and songs in your back pocket is a PLUS!

Additional Information Salary:

$400-$550 per week DOE


7:45AM-4:15PM: Monday-Friday

Additional overtime hours are also available until 6:00PM.


- This is a Full-Time Summer Position running 6-7 weeks during June-August. Please see the location tab on the website for each location’s dates. Staff training will take place the week prior to the start date.

- Extended weeks and school year work are also available for qualified candidates. Ask for more info!

Important Application Note:

Please attach your resume and cover letter in a PDF form to ensure compatibility.

Resume Due:

Resumes are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. The sooner you apply, the better your chances.

Alumni Staff:

NOTE: If you have worked for us in past summers, use the alumni link emailed to you to submit your application for 2016. Alumni applications will be reviewed immediately starting in January while new applications will not be considered until starting February 1st.

If you have questions about our job opportunities please contact Courtney Hann at 415.282.6673.

We look forward to receiving your application!

CAMP EDMO is powered by Edventure More, a year-round 501(c)(3) non-profit enrichment organization. 5% of summer camp proceeds and 100% of donations support camp scholarships and subsidized science, maker and technology programs in local schools.