Summer Day Camp Counselor

Summer Day Camp Counselor

Type: Seasonal
Salary/Pay Rate: $12/hour
Posted Date: 1/04/2021 

Position Announcement

Northville Parks and Recreation, a shared service between Northville Township and the City of Northville, is accepting applications for Counselors for its Summer Day Camp program.

The program is expected to run from May/June through mid-August, Monday- Friday with the exception of calendar dictated holidays. Approximately 30-40 hours per week. Mandatory in-service, preparation and planning time TBD prior to program start date. The position is a non-union, non-exempt, seasonal position, paid hourly with no benefits other than those required by law.

TITLE: Summer Day Camp Counselor

REPORTS TO: Recreation Supervisor/Day Camp Director 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor/Day Camp Director or their designee, the employee in this position administers all aspects of a safe, fun, exciting, and educational experience for children in a day camp setting. Supervise children ages 6 -11. Plan and lead activities including group games, swimming, crafts, and field trips. Implement safe play practices and manage age-appropriate levels of fair play and competition. Responsible for set up, take down, equipment inventory and record keeping.


Minimum Preferred Qualifications
18 years of age or older with a minimum of one (1) year experience teaching, coaching or supervising children in a group setting. Must possess a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation to and from the work sites. Certification of Basic First Aid and Adult & Child CPR with optional AED training or ability to obtain prior to first day of work. Criteria for employment for this position requires a background check through the Michigan State Police ICHAT and Sex Offender Registry.


Estimated Work Time
Monday-Friday, June 14-August 13 (No day camp the week of June 28). Mandatory staff in service (June 7-11) Preparation and planning time TBD prior to program start dates. Approximately 30-40 hours a week, depending on camper registration numbers (camp runs 8:00am-4:30pm).

Open until filled.

Job Description

Job Application

Please email completed application form and resume to or mail to:

David Lesmeister, Recreation Superintendent
Northville Parks & Recreation 44405 Six Mile Road Northville, MI 48168 

Northville Parks & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer

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