Summer KICK Camp Counselor

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA General Help / Recreation & Sports

To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

Kirkwood is hiring 12-15 Summer KICK Camp Counselors in the Cedar Rapids and Coralville area.
Currently looking for a student with any of the following skills: Elementary Education, Child Management, Summer Camp experience.
Under supervision of the KICK Camp Director, the KICK Camp counselor is responsible for day to day activities that include but are not limited to:
Checking in and out students in a safe, timely matter, assisting the instructor for each camp on their needs in regards to the scheduled camp, assisting with lunch breaks and transitioning of camps throughout the day.

Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.



  • Consistently attend scheduled work shifts; Camp runs June 11th  through August 3rd
  • CPR certified
  • Facilitate an outstanding participant experience by giving exemplary customer service.
  •  Greet and welcome participants.
  •  Effectively communicate with participants and Continuing Education Staff.
  •  Answer questions and provide resources as appropriate to participants.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
• Have a true excitement for helping participants learn.
• Enjoy a fast paced, dynamic environment.
• Personify a commitment to exceeding expectations.
• Possess a savvy and confident personality.
• Be able and willing to represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current participants, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve.
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, staff and fellow managers
• Possess strong human relations skills and be able to interact with diverse personalities.
• Communicate clearly, concisely, logically, and coherently orally and in writing.
• Deal responsibly and effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
• Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.


  • Must pass a background check.

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or genetic information. Veteran status will also be respected and protected to the extent covered by law.

Job ID: 67764

Posted 21 days ago

Share This Job