Seasonal Day Camp Counselor

Application Deadline: Friday, May 3, 2024, 3:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.

Job Title: Seasonal Day Camp Counselor

Closing Date/Time: Friday, 5/3/2024, 3:30 pm

Salary: $13.00 to $15.00 per hour

Job Type: Seasonal

Location: Eldridge, Iowa

Job Summary

Under general supervision, the Day Camp Counselor provides care, supervision and program facilitation for assigned day camp attendees.

Job Responsibilities

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Provides direct and shared supervision of up to 60 children (ages 6 to 12), in activities, crafts, songs, skits, games, hiking, field trips, scavenger hunts, swimming, and cook outs.

Adheres to safe work conditions; reports potential hazards to supervisor.

Performs first aid and/or CPR if necessary

Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration

Education, Training, and Experience Guidelines:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND some previous experience working with children between the ages of 6-12; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge of:
Applicable local, State, and Federal laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.

Safety policies, procedures, and practices.

Appropriate activities for children.

Customer service principles, practices, and etiquette.

Skill in:
Demonstrating patience and creativity needed to work with the appropriate age group.

Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships.

Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

Supplemental Information

License and Certification Requirements
Must be CPR/First Aid certified or have the ability to obtain certification after hire.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:
Work is performed outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.


This position is not benefit eligible.