Summer Camp Counselor – Seasonal/Summer Only

Description :

In this part time/ variable hour position, the camp counselor staff will supervise and lead recreational/educational activities to children ages 5 through 12.  Children participate in daily activities such as arts & crafts, swimming, Rockwall climbing, gym games, and outdoor games.  The selected applicant(s) will maintain a fun, safe and supervised atmosphere for children through structured and unstructured activities. ACC employees must be willing to follow the Anthem Way, a statement of our values. Position will begin May 20th and continue through August 2nd.


  • Maintains a safe environment for children placed in his/her care
  • Assists in providing structured activities for children in program of focus
  • Ability to actively engage in activities with the children which will include sports activities, water activities in the pool, safely harnessing children for the rock wall and monitoring
  • Keeps accurate attendance records
  • Keeps accurate Incident reports and reports them immediately to the Program Manager
  • Enforces camp policies regarding conduct and daily operations (opening duties, closing duties, etc.)
  • Models all skills in arts & crafts, specialty, sports, etc. in a fun, positive and non-competitive manner
  • Maintains discipline during each activity. Reports to lead or Program Manager repetitive or extreme discipline matters
  • Supervises lunch and snack activities and ensures cleanliness of area
  • Interacts in a professional manner with employees, participants and their parent(s) and/or guardians
  • Maintains the cleanliness and accurate inventory of all applicable areas
  • Attends all staff meetings as scheduled
  • Maintains accurate time card activity
  • Ensures that state licensing policies and procedures are enforced and followed
  • Must be physically able to safely play with children in swimming pool activities, which includes physically being in the water with the children.
  • Must be physically able to watch and aid children on the indoor rock wall with 45 pounds of weight resistance
  • Executes emergency action plans in event of an emergency which can include performing first aid functions and emergency care until arrival of Emergency Medical Services
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: A minimum of High School completed or equivalent
  • Experience: Experience with children in an organized program setting highly preferred; Knowledge of objectives and principles of administration of public recreation programs helpful.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have aptitude for detail, highly effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Excellent communication skills are also required in for this position
  • Preferred: CPR & First Aid certifications (current), Arizona Fingerprint clearance card, a health care provider’s signed statement saying employee is free from TB, dated w/in 3 months of start date
  • Work location– Anthem Community Center –41130 N. Freedom Way, Anthem
  • References – must be able to provide at least 2 references that have knowledge of you working with children (babysitting references are okay)

ACC employees may use Anthem’s Community Center, tennis courts, Aquatics Park with heated pool and Community Park as a health and wellness benefit.  Staff may also sign up for a variety of fitness classes and activities at reduced or resident prices. Eligible staff may also participate in our 401K Plan.

This position reports directly to our Children’s Program Manager

Contact :

Please apply online and attach your resume:
Or print out online application and mail to:  3701 W. Anthem Way, Suite #201 Anthem, AZ  85086
Or apply in person at the Anthem Community Council Office

Posting date: 04/12/2020     Posting expires:  Upon Selection

Deadline for Applying : Open until filled