Seasonal Day Camp Counselor

Seasonal Day Camp Counselor

Application Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019, 4:30pm Central Time. Expired!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.:

Job Title: Seasonal Day Camp Counselor

Closing Date/Time: Friday, 5/31/2019, 4:30 pm

Salary: $9.00 to $11.00 per hour

Job Type: Seasonal

Location: Davenport, Iowa

Job Summary

Provides care, supervision and program facilitation for assigned day camp attendees.

Job Responsibilities

1. Provides direct and shared supervision of up to 50 children (ages 6 to 12), in activities, crafts, songs, skits, games, hiking, field trips, scavenger hunts, swimming and cook outs.

2. Adheres to health standards and safe, sanitary work conditions. Reports potential hazards to supervisor. Provides appropriate information to the public in a customer-friendly manner. Performs light cleaning duties to include washing dishes, wiping down counters and tables, sweeping and mopping floors.

3. Performs first aid and/or CPR if necessary.

4. Other duties as needed and/or assigned.

Standards for Initial Consideration


High school diploma or GED required; one or more years of college preferred. First Aid and/or CPR certification required. (Training available during training week if needed) American Red Cross Child Care classes or compatible helpful.

Work Experience:

Prior work/volunteer experience in babysitting, day care, and/or camp counseling with children between the ages 6-12 is preferred.

Essential Skills:

Ability to demonstrate the patience and creativity needed to work with the appropriate age group.

Ability to communicate effectively with the general public and provide exceptional customer service.

Ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures.

Ability to establish effecting working relationships with supervisor, co-workers and all County staff.

Ability to effectively convey information and handle complaints from the public in a professional manner.

Ability to exemplify by his or her actions, the County's PRIDE philosophy.


This position is not benefit eligible.