CAMP COUNSELOR
Job Description

About Summer in the City
Hosted by St. James Cathedral, Summer in the City (SITC)  is a non-residential day camp that hosts thirty young campers ages 8-13 from different parts of Chicago. SITC is an adventure and art camp allowing Chicago youth to discover treasure in their city, themselves and others.

Job Description
Summer in the City Camp Counselors are exciting and creative individuals responsible for creating an inviting, stimulating, and safe summer camp environment. SITC Camp Counselors assist many aspects of the camp including trips, daily activities, and communicating with volunteers and parents. As a youth development camp, SITC Camp Counselors are expected to contribute to a team-centered working environment that is friendly, respectful, open and honest. Camp Counselors are required to attend training and be available for the entire camp. SITC staff work together to share ideas and to develop projects and daily activities with staff and artists. Camp Counselors are responsible for the children’s experience at Summer in the City.

Applicants must be available on June 6, 2020 and from July 13 - August 3, 2020

Essential Responsibilities Take day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of camp coordination and success, including but not limited to the following:

Additional Responsibilities


Qualifications: High School Diploma required. Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth Development, Education, Social Work or a related field preferred. Minimum of one year’s experience working with people ages 8-13.

Additional Skills:


Job Type: Temporary, Contract

Wages:  $18.00/hr

Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Director Tony Santiago at sitc@saintjamescathedral.org.