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Camp Counselor

Mount Vernon, IA

Job Information:

June 11, 2017 through August 11, 2017

Camp Tanager, located in Mount Vernon, Iowa offers over 40 acres of wholesome summer camp fun!  We serve over 600 campers each summer in a traditional summer camp setting.  In addition to our regular camp program we offer specialized medical camp programs for children with Diabetes and Hemophilia.

As a Camp Counselor you will have an opportunity to see children flourish under your care … to see yourself grow in such a short period of time … this is the profound change that so many staff members experience.  Friendships between staff develop here that can last a lifetime.  Our staff members come from various local colleges and universities as well as out of state and as far as Australia and Europe.  Working at camp can be truly life changing!

Do you want to be part of a team that put’s kids first and makes a positive impact on their lives? Our counselors have an opportunity to do that every day!

  • We are looking for applicants:

  • Who can be positive role models to their campers and fellow staff members

  • Who have a genuine love for positively impacting the world around them

  • Who are kind, patient, and have a great sense of humor

  • Who have a love for the outdoors and are happy to share that with children.

This is an overnight position from Sunday afternoon through Friday afternoon, no weekends. Starting wage $250 per week, additional money for lifeguard certification.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks. See for more information.


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Camp Counselor

Tanager Place

Application Instructions

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment. The application can be found online at or at our agency’s office located at 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

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2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Posted 06/26/17

Job ID: 23570194