Day Camp Junior Counselor

POSITION:  Day Camp Junior Counselor


DATE POSTED:  February 14, 2020


WAGES:  $8.00 - $8.50 per hour

HOURS:  Various


DEFINITION:  The Day Camp Junior Counselor will be responsible for assisting with summer day camp programming and reports directly to Assistant Camp Director and Camp Director. Mishawaka Parks and Recreation is looking for ENERGETIC LEADERS to join our camp family for 10 incredible weeks this summer.


  1. Provide opportunities for the group so that each individual experiences success while at camp.
  2. Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
  3. Guide campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
  4. Observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, implementing positive discipline when required and communicating to parent/guardians regarding behavioral issues while at camp.
  5. Enforce safety regulations.
  6. Appropriate execution of camp programs, activities, procedures and policies.
  7. Supervision of campers during and between activities.
  8. Assisting the Camp Counselors and Senior Camp Counselors as needed.


  1. Preferred high school diploma-seeking or diploma earning student interested in learning on the job training relating to the field of camp programming, recreation, communication, psychology, education, sociology, environmental studies, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience to lead.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  4. Valid driver’s license or ability to commute to and from work.
  5. First Aid, CPR, AED Certification-Adult and Child (required, can be obtained through the City)


  1. Reach with hands and arms
  2. Use hands to operate tools or controls
  3. Sit, climb, balance, stoop, crouch
  4. Frequently lift or move 50 pounds
  5. Talk and hear
  6. Lift and move objects without assistance



Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:


Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third Street
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544

Fax: (574) 254-0197



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