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2020 Summer Camp Counselor

Update: We are currently conducting our interviews with potential camp counselor candidates and the hiring process will be fully completed by Wednesday, March 18, 2020. We are still accepting applications at this time but completed applications need to be emailed to Jim,, as soon as possible so an interview can be scheduled right away. 

The Northfield Park District is seeking qualified, enthusiastic, energetic, fun, and motivated individuals to join our 2020 Summer Camp Staff as Camp Counselors. All Counselor positions are during the summer of 2020 and are part-time. 

As a Camp Counselor you are responsible for leading participants in a variety of recreational activities appropriate for children 3 years old through 8th grade. This includes snack/lunch, arts & crafts and indoor and outdoor games. Other daily responsibilities include communicating with parents during drop-off and pick-up, supervising safety and supporting leadership staff with activity planning.

Qualifications: Must be at least 15 years old and be available to work Monday-Friday from 6/15/20 through 8/14/20. Experience working with children is preferred. 

Hours: 8:30am-3pm, Monday-Friday, 6/15/20 – 8/14/20.

Pay Range: $10/hour+. DOQ.

The Summer Camp Counselor full job description can be found here

To apply please complete the job application and submit it to Jim Reuter at All completed applications should be submitted to Jim Reuter at or dropped off at the Northfield Community Center, 401 Wagner Road, Northfield, IL 60093. Any questions can be directed to Jim at 847.446.4428.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and efforts of working conditions associated with this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change: e.g., emergencies, rush jobs, changes in personnel, workload, technological developments, etc.