Job Opening

Summer Day Camp Counselor



Parks & Recreation


Ferndale, MI

Salary Range

$11-13/hr. depending on experience

Exempt / Non-Exempt


employment type

Seasonal - Part Time


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The Ferndale Parks & Recreation Department is currently seeking positive, dynamic individuals to join its state-licensed Summer Day Camp program as Camp Counselors.


Our program offers children ages 5-12 a wide variety of activities to keep their summer busy, including group games, crafts, field trips, swimming and special events.  Counselors are primarily responsible for serving as positive role models for children throughout the course interaction during such activities. Counselors are also tasked with assisting the Camp Director in programming, leading activities, set up, clean up, logging incidents, administering basic first aid and maintaining a safe and secure environment, as well as other duties assigned.


Applicants must be 18 or older, possess a valid driver’s license, and have a minimum of 4 weeks of experience working in a day camp or similar setting.  CPR and First Aid certification are required; applicants without CPR and First Aid certification will be provided training upon hire.  Successful candidates are self-motivated, energetic, dependable, positive, creative, quick-thinking and caring.