POSITION TITLE: Summer Camp Counselor

PAY CLASSIFICATION:  Part-Time Non-Exempt (Non IMRF- under 999 hours annually)

SUPERVISOR: Youth Coordinator                                                          


Provide a safe, nurturing, and enriching environment for youth and program participants.  He/she must meet and greet parents, assist in registration at each visit, see that parents and children receive and understand the policies of the Youth Department, supervise the youth and program participants, build positive relationships with members and youth, develop and implement age-appropriate activities, and follow policies and guidelines.    


Work as a support staff to enhance Summer Camp.

  1. Effectively supervise all participants enrolled in camp programs.
  2. Responsible for creating and posting weekly activity plans.
  3. Responsible for keeping equipment, and area properly sanitized and clear of hazards daily.
  4. Clean up, collect, and return all supplies and equipment used for activities to proper place.
  5. Facilitate games and activities for all camp participants.
  6. Properly submit behavioral and incident reports.
  7. Advise parents immediately if a child shows signs of illness. *See sick policy and COVID policy
  8. Attend and complete all scheduled staff meetings and trainings.
  9. Maintain proper reports and attendance records.
  10. Ensure that all participants are properly signed in and out by a parent, guardian, or approved pick-up person.
  11. Administer first aid and emergency procedures as needed.
  12. All other miscellaneous duties as assigned by Supervisor.


The candidate must have experience working with age 5 to 13 years old. Candidate must be a minimum of 17 years of age, have the ability to effectively communicate to young children and parents, and be familiar with age appropriate disciplinary procedures and policies. CPR, AED and First Aid certifications are required within in first 30 days of employment.  


As scheduled by Supervisor.


While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop and kneel and must occasionally lift and/or move 20-40 pounds


Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to City Hall, 350 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at The HUB Recreation center or at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.govAll questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Alana Nation

Youth Coordinator




The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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