Rutgers University Junior Summer Camp Counselors in New Brunswick, New Jersey

Position Information

Posting Summary

School of Arts and Sciences Summer Camp is seeking junior counselors to assist with the following:

  • Supports the lead camp counselors in planning daily activities and carrying out the daily responsibilities of caring for and supervising school-aged children engaged in summer camp activities.

  • Works under the direct supervision of an adult counselor (18>years).

  • In addition to assisting in the welfare, health and safety of all children at the camp, will be responsible for helping to set up camp and will be responsible for properly maintaining camp equipment and space.


Minimum Education and Experience

For entry-level positions, no experience is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Minimum 1 year of experience working in a summer camp setting or equivalent experience with working with school-aged children.

  • Successful applicant must provide appropriate working papers for employment of minors.

  • Successful applicant must provide written health statement and copy of up-to-date vaccination record.

  • Must be able to swim.

  • Must be able to attend weekly field trips and participate in all camp activities.

  • Must be available to work the entire 10 week camp session.

Preferred Qualifications

First Aid and CPR certification preferred, but not required

Equipment Utilized

Outdoor playground equipment Recreational equipment Moving equipment such as hand trucks, dollies, and work carts Computer/tablet equipment Cleaning equipment and materials

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Must be able to swim. Camp activities are implemented indoors and outdoors, even in hot weather. Weekly field trips off-campus. Setting up camp grounds and space requires lifting and moving furniture and materials of up to 35 pounds.

Special Conditions

Multiple hires.

Recruitment/Posting Title: Junior Summer Camp Counselors

Department: SAS - Psychology-Child Study

Position Status: Full Time

Hours Per Week: 35

Daily Work Shift: Day

FLSA: Nonexempt

Position Salary: $9.00-$11.00

Payroll Designation: PeopleSoft

Terms of Appointment: Temporary Staff Appointment - Hourly

Posting Number: 18TM0203

Posting Open Date: 05/01/2018

Posting Close Date: 06/01/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Regional Campus: Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus: Cook (RU-New Brunswick)