Camp Counselor Positions 

(Paid Employment Opportunity for Ages 15+)

 

The City of Palo Alto is now hiring camp counselors!

Spend your summer outdoors at the beautiful Foothills Park. Lead kids on hikes, go canoeing, play fun games and activities, and make arts and crafts. Gain invaluable life skills including social skills, professionalism, leadership, management, teamwork, and more. Most importantly, spend your summer having fun and building lifelong friendships.

  • Starting rate is $15+/hour or more, depending on experience.

  •  Applicants must be able to attend the mandatory In-Service training week (June 6 - June 10).

  • Applicants must commit to working at least 6 out of the 9 weeks of summer (June 13 - August 5).​

 Camp Counselor Applications (Applications Now Open!)

  • Camp Counselor Application - Under general supervision of the Site Director and the Assistant Site Director. Summer Camp Counselors will lead activities during the summer season while providing a safe and fun environment for the participants. Camp activities include sports, games, field trips, and arts and crafts.

  • Assistant Site DirectorUnder general supervision of the Site Director, the Assistant Site Director provides direction to Camp Counselors and Counselors in Training (CITs) to ensure that the City Of Palo Alto guidelines, safety policies and procedures are being followed. Assistant Site Director will plan and lead activities during the summer season while providing a safe and fun environment for the participant's Camp activities includes sports, games, field trips, and arts and crafts. 

  • Site DirectorUnder general supervision of the Camp Coordinators, the Site Director works with the Assistant Site Director to provide direction to Camp Counselors and Counselors in Training (CITs) to ensure that the City Of Palo Alto guidelines, safety policies and procedures are being followed. The Site Director will plan and lead activities during the summer season while providing a safe and fun environment for the participants. Camp activities include sports, games, field trips, and arts and crafts.

  • Camp Coordinator - Under general supervision of the Youth and Teen Services Coordinator, the Camp Coordinator provides direction and supervision to all Site and Assistant Site Directors, Camp Counselors, and Counselors in Training (CITs) to ensure that the City Of Palo Alto guidelines, safety policies and procedures are being followed in Camp Palo Alto, Foothills Camps, Teen Week Out Camps, and Pre and Post Camps. Camp Coordinator will supervise, manage, and support camp staff during the summer season while working to ensure a fun and safe space for campers and camp staff.
     

Camp Counselor Position

Chris Penaranda

Phone: 650.463.4904

Email: Christofer.Penaranda@cityofpaloalto.org

Camp Counselor Application

Assistant Site Director App

Site Director App

Camp Coordinator App

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