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Counselor Openings

If you’re patient, energetic, and love working with kids then we want you on our team! Counselors are the core of our summer workforce – this is your opportunity to really get to know campers and guide them through their summer. It’s a great way to put your leadership skills to the test, and so rewarding to watch your campers grow each day. We select candidates from Pingry and the surrounding community to fill these positions each summer. We currently seek qualified staff with demonstrated experience mentoring children and a passion for camp to join our 2019 summer team. Counselors are hired on a weekly basis. A minimum commitment of 4 weeks is expected.

Eligibility: At least 15 years old by start of employment AND entering grade 11, or entering grade 10 with prior experience (graduates of our CIT program or equivalent)

Commitment: At least 4 full weeks (consecutive or non-consecutive) is preferred; Candidates with August availability may be hired for shorter terms.

Work Hours: 8:30am – 2:30pm, Monday – Friday

Daily Schedule:

  • 8:30am – Staff Meeting
  • 8:45am – Camper Arrival
  • 9:00am – Activities Begin
  • 15 minute break during swim rotation
  • Eat lunch with your campers – lunch is provided!
  • 1:00pm – Camper Dismissal
  • 1:15pm – Staff Break
  • 1:30pm – Afternoon Training
  • 2:30pm – Staff Dismissed
  • Extended work day responsibilities may be available.

Training: All counselors are expected to hold valid First Aid certification. Pingry will offer certification in the late spring and early summer. Additionally, all counselors are required to complete online training and one half-day of on-campus training. Training dates TBA.