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Job Title: Day Camp Counselor
Company: Mokena Park District
Address: 10925 W. La Porte Road
Phone: (708) 390-2401
Website: www.mokenapark.com
Contact Title: Superintendent of Recreation
Contact Name: Kara Jelderks
Email: kjelderks@mokenapark.com
Job Description
Employment Type: Part Time
Job Location: Main Park- 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena
Job Title: Day Camp Counselor
Openings: 10
Over 18 Required: No
Rate: $12-14/hour
Description: JOB TITLE: Day Camp Counselor
DEPARTMENT: Recreation
REPORTS TO: Superintendent of Recreation
CLASS/FLSA: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
HOURS: Varies (between 8am and 6pm)
DAYS: Monday-Friday

Under the direction and supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Day Camp
Counselor is responsible for the safety and supervision of the Day Camp participants. Day Camp
Counselors will plan, implement and execute daily activities and games. They will also be
required to provide daily feed back to the Superintendent and the parents. Counselors are
responsible in ensuring the delivery of a fun experience in a safe environment.
Include, but are not limited to:
1. Supervise and ensure the safety of all participants at all times. This includes ensuring
participants are properly hydrated, playing in areas that are free of hazards, etc.
2. Leads and participates in activities, games, and experiences with all participants.
3. Track attendance and perform head counts of participants throughout the day.
4. Maintain a positive relationship with staff, peers, participants, parents, vendors, and
5. Demonstrates confidentiality of participant and agency information.
6. Demonstrates the capacity to make sound decisions and effectively communicate with
participants, parents, vendors, volunteers, and other staff members.
7. Responsible for any equipment and materials used.
8. Responsible for following and enforcing all guidelines of Mokena Community Park
9. Responsible for cleaning activity areas during and at the conclusion of programming.
10. Prepare and submit incident reports, attendance reports, and any other required
paperwork daily.
11. Interact with parents/guardians during drop-off and pick-up times.
12. Communicate any behavioral or disciplinary problems to the attention of the
13. Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.
Must have prior experience in working with children. Must have and/or obtain valid First Aid,
CPR, and AED by first day of camp.
Mokena Community Park District
10925 West La Porte Road - Mokena, IL 60448
Must have the ability to resolve differences and problems that arise with patrons.
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand, walk,
balance, climb, crouch, kneel and sit. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may
be required to lift, turn and carry items up to 25 pounds.
Most of the work day is outside. Will be required to work in various weather conditions,
including hot temperatures and rain.
Lift 25+ lbs (unassisted): No
Lift 50+ lbs (unassisted): No
To be Considered: Email Resume/Cover Letter, Apply in Person, Mail Resume/Cover Letter
Available Until: 05/23/2022
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