$13-$15 DOQ

Closing Date

Open until filled.

Job Description

  • Supervision and Safety:
    • Always ensure the safety and well-being of campers.
    • Supervise campers during scheduled activities, meals, and free time.
    • Enforce camp rules and guidelines to maintain a secure and inclusive environment.
    • Camp Instructors report directly to the Camp Coordinator and Programmer
  • Activity Leadership:
    • Assist with planning and leading a variety of engaging and age-appropriate activities, including games, arts and crafts, and team-building exercises.
    • Facilitate group discussions and encourage camper participation.
  • Outdoor and Nature-based Activities:
    • Actively participate in outdoor activities all day with campers, ensuring their safety and enjoyment.
    • Assist in organizing and implementing nature-based games, hikes, and activities.
  • Team Collaboration:
    • Work collaboratively with fellow camp counselors and staff to coordinate daily activities and ensure a seamless camp experience.
    • Attend regular staff meetings and training sessions.
  • Camper Engagement:
    • Foster positive relationships with campers, encouraging camaraderie and teamwork.
    • Be attentive to the needs and concerns of campers, providing guidance and support as required.
  • Communication:
    • Maintain open and effective communication with campers, parents, and fellow staff members.
Report any incidents, concerns, or noteworthy achievements to camp leadership promptly.

How to apply

All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Applications are also available at The Hawk, 29995 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, 48334. Please email the completed application and supporting documents to or in person to the HR Department for consideration.
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