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Summer Camp Counselor

Job Details

Curtis School - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Not Specified
$24.00 - $27.00 Hourly
Entry Level


Curtis is seeking full-time summer day-camp counselors to join a supportive, inclusive, and educational learning community as a member of the camp team. Curtis School is a DK-6 co-ed elementary school whose mission is to “develop, in every child, a sound mind in a sound body, governed by a compassionate heart.” 

We place an equal emphasis on physical, social-emotional, and character education and instill a growth mindset modeled by faculty and staff who are the best in their craft. The ideal candidate has the ability to effectively communicate, demonstrates patience, and exudes positive energy. The Camp Counselor role will oversee and require you to lead a group of approximately 15 student campers throughout the camp day. The responsibilities include monitoring morning attendance, escorting students to and from campus activities, assisting students during lunch periods, and assisting with the collection of student belongings at the end of the day. Additional responsibilities include safety oversight during student activities on playgrounds, during games, etc.

Curtis School is fully committed to a diverse faculty and student body. The candidate should possess an abundance of respect and sensitivity around racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and all differences. 


Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Takes attendance

  • Provides additional support to camp specialists and Lifeguards during participant activities

  • Supervises campers during locker room transition times

  • Monitors pool activities

  • Provides high-quality educational and recreational opportunities and enjoyable experiences for camp participants

  • Supervises campers and ensures their safety, development, growth, skill achievement, and general well-being

  • Maintains a schedule for camp participants

  • Organizes and leads various group activities

  • Maintains and monitors morning attendance

  • Assists in morning and afternoon carpool drop-off and pick-up and with collection of student belongings at the end of the day



Qualifications & Skills:

  • We offer training and certification to candidates with swimming experience.

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Be available to work from June 29th, 2024 - August 2nd, 2024

  • Be available to attend training days 

  • Be able to adhere to an 8:30 am - 3:30 pm daily work schedule

  • Have education and experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field

  • Experience working with elementary-aged students is a plus

  • Understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in education


**Payscale for the position is listed at $24-$27 per hour, based on years of experience at Camp Curtis