Summer Day Camp Counselors

EMPLOYER: City of Lewiston



Accepting applicants for SUMMER DAY CAMP COUNSELORS with the City of Lewiston’s Recreation Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at

GENERAL INFORMATION:           Barg. Unit:      Non-Union

Status:             Temporary (seasonal) position

Schedule:        Mon. – Fri. 25-40 hours/week, Day shift

Pay Range:      $14.15-$15.15/hourly

SUMMARY: The City of Lewiston Recreation Division is looking for Camp Counselors for the City’s summer day camp: Camp Smiles.

REQUIREMENTS: Must be available Monday-Friday during day hours. Experience with children is preferred, but not required. This is an active position, applicants should have the ability to be highly active. Should enjoy working with people of all ages. Must be a self-starter, demonstrate accountability for participant safety, equipment, supplies and necessary reporting, and be at all times a positive role model.

WORK ACTIVITIES: Camp Smiles begins in June with training for day camp staff beginning 1-2 weeks prior to the start of camp.  Under the guidance of the summer day camp co-directors, assists in supervising and participating in planning, organizing and directing safe and positive recreational activities for children ages 5 to 12. Follow daily planned schedules for indoor and outdoor activities. Explain and demonstrate arts and crafts, games, indoor and outdoor activities. Assist with serving meals and snacks and participate in clean up after meals and activities. Supervise participants on weekly field trips, administer basic first aid, maintain discipline and safety of all camp participants. Complete required paperwork in a timely manner. Perform other duties as assigned, follow instructions given by the Camp Leader or Camp Directors. Adapt to a changing environment based on needs of the program.

Submit City of Lewiston Employment Application with complete resume to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall, 27 Pine Street, Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional contact information for email and fax submissions is available at

Open until positions are filled.  Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.

How to Apply:

Contact: Terri-Lynn Bechard
Phone: (207) 513-3128

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