Camp Counselor - Kent Campus

Green River Community College

Date: 1 week ago
City: Kent, WA
Salary: $20 - $25 / hour
Contract type: Full time
Green River Community College
Position Summary


Green River College's student body is made up of approximately 41% Academic Transfer students, 34% Professional-Technical, 15% Adult Basic Education, 3% Applied Bachelor degrees. Green River College has four campuses, including the main campus in Auburn, with satellite campuses in Kent, downtown Auburn, and Enumclaw. Green River programs serve high school graduates, Running Start students (dual enrollment in local high schools and the college), those seeking retraining for the workforce, international students, students learning English, and Continuing Education students. Green River's service areas are increasingly ethnically diverse, comprising African Americans, African immigrants, Asian Americans, Asians, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Middle Eastern Americans, among other communities.


Green River College is committed to enhancing and supporting a diverse campus environment, incorporating principles of equity in order to promote inclusive practices. Diversity is understood in terms of intersectional identities defined by culture, race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, social class, disability, religion, veteran status, immigration status, and age. Given the diversity of our student population and service areas, we encourage applications from faculty, staff, and administrators with demonstrated experience and expertise in supporting, sustaining and serving people from a wide range of backgrounds and collaborating effectively with others.


The Camp Counselor will perform a variety of tasks in a college camp setting, that may include leading activities, supporting instructors, transporting kids around campus, and by van in certain settings. Camp counselors will provide behavior intervention support, and oversee lunches and recreational time as well as ensure a fun and safe learning environment for campers.

Position Responsibilities

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises up to 10 campers between the ages of 8-14 and ensures their safety, and general well-being.


  • Maintains the schedule for camp participants

  • Plans and leads activities during recreational time with fellow camp staff

  • Enforces camp rules and regulations and ensures safety in all settings

  • Assists in maintaining accurate program records, including incident reports, logbook documentation, and daily attendance.

  • Cleaning, maintaining and ensuring proper use of facilities and equipment

  • Records and tracks camper’s dietary restrictions/allergies and ensures that the meals/snacks are distributed to them.

  • Greets new arrivals and introduces them to other campers; explains camp and facility rules.

  • Assists instructor during core learning times to help campers with age appropriate activities.

  • Reports camper complaints to leadership and works to resolve issues.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Able to maintain a high level of leadership among varied age groups.

  • Able to provide a patient and caring environment for campers

  • Ability to learn and enforce the camps safety and operating rules.

  • Able to stay organized in a dynamic work environment

  • Mediation skills

  • High level of responsibility and accountability

  • Must attend staff meetings and orientation during the summer season.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous experience working with children preferred.

  • Must pass reference checks and background screenings, which include fingerprint check and sex offender registry check.

  • Clean driving record

  • CPR/ First Aid certification, additional health and safety training a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to be on your feet for extended periods, including walking trails and inside classrooms.

  • Able to maintain attention and high level of energy or excitement for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to spend time outdoors.

Supplemental Information

Attach the following with your completed on line application and responses to the Supplemental Questions (located under the tab titled "Supplemental Questions") to be considered for this position. Should you have any difficulties uploading the below documents, please contact Neogov tech support at 1-855-524-5627 Mon-Fri 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. pacific time.

  • A cover letter which specifically describes how you meet each QUALIFICATION

  • Resume

  • Supplemental Questions

All offers of employment are subject to background checks. (Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.)

Green River College is a tobacco free campus. For more information on the tobacco policy, please visit the following link:

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report— Green River College’s Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information for the past three calendar years. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call 253-288-3350.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, gender orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA 98092-3622, (253) 288-3320. To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) 833-9111, ext. 2631; TTY (253) 288-3359.

Non-Permanent Temporary employees typically do not qualify for retirement and insurance benefits; however they may if they meet certain eligibility criteria

How to apply

To apply for this job you need to authorize on our website. If you don't have an account yet, please register.

Post a resume