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Summer Camp Staffing Opportunity

Join our Team!

Are you ready to embark on a summer adventure as part of the City of Palo Alto's Summer Camp program? We're excited to announce opportunities for Camp Counselors, Assistant Site Directors, and Site Directors to join our team and make a positive impact on the lives of children in the beautiful Foothills Park and Mitchell Park.

  • Starting rate is $17+/hour or more, depending on experience.

  • Applicants must be able to attend the mandatory In-Service training week (June 3 to 7).

  • Applicants must commit to working at least 6 out of the 8 weeks of summer.

Camp Counselor Position:

As a Camp Counselor, you'll have the chance to lead kids in exciting activities like sports, games, field trips, and arts and crafts. Your primary focus will be to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for campers, while also nurturing their social skills, teamwork, and personal growth.

Assistant Site Director Position:

In the role of Assistant Site Director, you'll play a key role in guiding Camp Counselors and Counselors in Training. Your responsibilities will include ensuring compliance with safety policies, guidelines, and procedures. You'll actively engage in planning and leading activities, creating a secure and fun atmosphere for all participants.


Site Director Position:

As a Site Director, you'll work closely with Camp Coordinators and the Assistant Site Director to oversee the implementation of guidelines, safety policies, and procedures. Your mission will be to plan and lead activities that offer both safety and excitement, including sports, games, field trips, and arts and crafts.

Applications Now Open!

At the City of Palo Alto's Summer Camps, we emphasize fostering creativity, teamwork, and a safe environment for children of all age groups. We're dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences that encourage personal growth and lasting memories.

Our ideal candidates possess excellent communication and leadership skills, adaptability, and a passion for working with children. They are committed to ensuring campers have not only a safe experience but one filled with fun, adventure, and opportunities for personal development.

If you're enthusiastic about contributing to the success of the City of Palo Alto's Summer Camp program and helping campers create cherished memories, we invite you to join our team. Get ready for a summer of laughter, growth, and unforgettable experiences.

Camp Coordinator:
Tahlia Fehl -

Camp Locations: 

Foothills Nature Preserve 

11799 Page Mill Rd,

Los Altos Hills, CA 94022 

Mitchell Park Community Center 

3700 Middlefield Rd,

Palo Alto, CA 94303 

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