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1/17/2024 - Employment Opportunity: Summer Camp Counselor for Teenscape Camp

Southbury Parks and Recreation Department is hiring Summer Camp Counselor for Teenscape Camp.

Primary Accountabilities:

Performs entry level work leading groups of children in a variety of simple recreation activities at various sites. Serves as an assistant to Assistant Camp Coordinator, working under their close supervision to become familiar with the recreation program and the techniques and standards approved by the department. Work is subject to regular inspection and review for conformity to established methods and standards.

Reports to:

Assistant Camp Coordinator and Camp Coordinator

Directly Supervises:

Campers and Counselors-in-Training (C.I.T.)

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Supervises campers on field trips and enforce location site rules with campers
  • Assists in the organization and management of campers maintaining discipline at all times
  • Observes necessary pre-cautions to secure safety of recreation participants and spectators, and renders routine first aid in case of minor injury
  • Knowledge of and ability to assist in the conduct of special recreation activities such as arts & crafts, dancing, drama, and recreation sports, etc.
  • Some knowledge of leadership techniques
  • Ability to plan, organize and conduct simple recreation activities
  • Familiarity with the care and use of recreation equipment
  • Administers First Aid/CPR/AED as needed
  • Ability to cooperate with fellow employees and participants
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have certification in CPR/AED and First Aid for Adult and Pediatric or get certified before the start of camp.


$15.69/hour; approximately 31 hours a week

Deadline to Apply:

Deadline for receiving applications is March 4, 2024 or until filled.


Applications are available online. Completed applications should be returned to Southbury Parks and Recreation, 561 Main Street South, Southbury or emailed to


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