Indoor Summer Camp Assistant Counselor - Gardner locations

Location US-KS-
ID 2024-2163
Children's Services
Benefits Category
Part Time - No Benefits
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation
Additional Locations


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!


Job Description

  • Ensures the safety of the children in the program at all times (including on field trips and at the pool).
  • Responsible for direct interaction with the children in games, activities, and free play.
  • Ensures that both JCPRD and KDHE guidelines are followed.
  • Help maintain a clean, safe, and organized program.
  • Effectively communicate with parents, children, supervisors, and co-workers.
  • Must Exhibit Initiative by demonstrating leadership without being prompted.
  • Display professionalism always.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Attend all required in-service trainings and meetings.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Program Director or Assistant Program Director
  • Salary:  $12.00 per hour.

Summer Camp locations are at Madison, Gardner, Moonlight and Trail Ridge Middle School. 

Gardner: Monday - Friday, hours will vary between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum age of 16,
  • Some experience with children. 
  • Pass KBI background check.

Preferred Job Requirements: 

At least sixteen years of age, some experience working with children 5-12 years.


JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.



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