If you would like to apply, please download and fill out a county job application HERE. Please return it to the county HR office.
Why be a Summer Day Camp Counselor?
Get paid to play games with campers all day!
Develop leadership skills
Learn to better communicate with your peers
Develop patience and maturity
Gain experience putting others before yourself
Develop resilience and problem-solving skills
Learn team-building strategies
Build character while learning about others and yourself
Go on fun field trips throughout the western Carolinas
Swim at Gibson Park pool weekly!
Meet new people and adults in the community, which may provide valuable networking in the future
The Polk County Recreation Department is seeking seasonal help for the Summer Day Camp, which will last eleven weeks. Hours will vary, and may be up to 40/wk, if desired. Applicants must be enthusiastic and interactive. Duties will include, but are not limited to, supervising children ages 4-14, leading group games and crafts, completing daily chores, and other duties as assigned. Starting pay is $8.49/hr., and the minimum age for employment is 16. Applications are to be turned in to the County Manager.