The senior counselor is a youth 16 and up who has two or more years of experience in a counselor position. Counselors receive a $50 weekly stipend that is paid at the end of the five week program. Applicants under 18 must provide a copy of their working papers. For more information about working papers, please visit philasd.org.
Assisting campers, staff and teaching artists
Directing the Counselors-in- Training in daily tasks
Leading a weekly one hour thematic workshop for campers
Maintaining a safe and respectful environment for campers
Overseeing the check-in, check-out, and job rotations of campers daily
Organizing and labeling artwork for the weekly art show
Assisting with facilitating the weekly parent show and reception
The Senior Counselor reports to the Education Manager and Education Assistant
Monday through Friday – 8:30 am to 3:30 pm, with a mandatory five week commitment.
The camp schedule is Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Counselors must be able to arrive by 8:30 am and stay until 3:30 pm daily to assist with camp set-up and breakdown.
Please submit a completed application form (available at japanesehouse.org) to Nicole Schaller, Education Manager at email@example.com. Apply by Sunday, April 15 for consideration.