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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


Job Specifics:

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, encouraging participation, completing daily chores, and other duties as assigned. Starting pay is $8/hr. Applications are to be turned in to the County Manager’s office.