Summer Camp Counselor Camp Brainy Bunch-2020

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Education - Excluding Post Secondary

Camp Brainy Bunch is Hiring Counselors for the Summer of 2020!

 Are you an expert at blowing bubbles and a master of setting up relay races?

 Do you like working hard, don't mind getting messy, and aren't embarrassed to sing a silly song in front of a crowd of kids?

Are you willing to collaborate with a team of adults AND work independently to lead groups of campers to ensure that this is their best summer ever?

Then we want YOU to join our summer 2020 team!

Camp Brainy Bunch has 12 sites throughout the Bay Area providing a fun day camp environment for summer play and learning for campers in 1st through sixth grade. 

SF Locations: Alamo Square & the Richmond

Counselor Hours/Week: 10-40

Camp Hours: 7:45am-5:45pm, shifts are from 3-8 hours per day

Commitment: One Day Training & 3-8 weeks at Camp

This is a temporary summer role with opportunities for individuals to join us for 3 or more weeks from June 8 - August 7, 2020.

Counselor Responsibilities


  • Attend mandatory paid staff training
  • Help prepare camp materials and set-up camp location
  • At Camp:

  • Counselors support the day-to-day operations of Camp Brainy Bunch
  • Support instructor staff in the classroom with camper management, supplies, teaching, etc.
  • Supervise campers during all non-instructional times (lunch and extended care)
  • Primary leader of activities with campers during non-instructional times (lunch and extended care)
  • Support site leader in camp operations: check in/check out for campers, clean up, supply management
  • Ensure constant attention to physical and emotional safety of all campers at your site
  • Help organize all camp materials each day and for close down at the end of each week
  • Treat all campers, parents, and co-workers with respect, empathy, and kindness
  • Maintain high standards of professionalism and integrity
  • Selection Process:

  • Online application, Phone screening
  • Phone or in person Interview
  • Background, Live Scan Fingerprinting and reference check
  • Offer
  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Education: Some College Preferred
  • Camp or other experience supervising youth
  • Ability to speak confidently and enthusiastically with parents and staff
  • Direct experience working with 1-6th grade students
  • Flexible and willing to have fun in a team atmosphere
  • Creative, trustworthy, high-energy, passionate for camp, inspiring, articulate, organized, and flexible
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification a plus
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