Summer Camp Counselor
Glen Ellyn Park District
 Glen Ellyn, IL

Job Title:

Summer Camp Counselor (various camps - Imagination Station, Camp Caravan, Turf & Surf)

Department: Recreation


Jeannie Robinson, Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Services

Taylor Stirmell, Recreation Supervisor

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include the leadership of a group of 5 - 15 children, ages 4 - 13 years, in all camp activities and events. Participation in all planned activities on a daily basis. Individual must cooperate with co-workers and administrative staff. Participate in written evaluation of his/her work during the end of the camp season. Complete all necessary forms as needed. Counselors must insure the safety of campers at all times and follow up on all accident and situation reports. Maintain good communication with parents of campers and keep them informed of activities and child's progress. Adhere to general rules and policies of the Glen Ellyn Park District. They must assist in the supervision in games, songs, nature, arts and crafts planning.

Dates: June - August

Hours: Vary

Pay Range: $9.25 / hour (17 & under) / $10.00 / hour (18 & over)


Minimum of 16 years of age, must have experience working with children, and must feel comfortable leading activities with children ages 4 - 14 (depending on which camp employed for), education majors preferred. Must be currently CPR/First Aid certified, or willing to become certified. Must be available to work additional hours for the following events:

Dance Recital - Saturday, June 6th(9:30A-12P)

July 4 Celebration - Saturday, July 4th (12 Noon - 4:30P)

Family Fun Night - Wednesday, July 15 (4:30P - 8P)