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Day Camp Counselor

Mount Vernon, IA

Job Information:

June 03, 2018 through August 10, 2018




We are looking for free thinking, hard-working, relationship builders who want to make the world a better place by changing the way the world interacts with kids! As a member of our team you will work probably work harder than you have ever worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine!

Camp Tanager, located in Mount Vernon, Iowa offers over 40 acres of wholesome summer camp fun! We serve over 1000 campers each summer in a traditional summer camp setting. Our programs include residential overnight camp, traditional day camp programs, Medical Programs for youth with Diabetes and Hemophilia and family camp weekends throughout the year.
As a Day Camp Counselor you will have an opportunity to see children flourish under your care. Our Day Camp Staff are energized and excited about working with kids in the camp environment. Experience working with kids is preferred. Candidates should have good communication skills, great energy & enthusiasm and a genuine love for working with kids. Day Camp Counselors will run program groups and small group activities This position reports directly to the Day Camp Director.
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 a week day position from 8:00am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Starting wage is $8.25 per hour with additional money for lifeguard certified staff.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks.

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment.


Application Instructions:

The application can be found online at or at our agency’s office located at 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

Posted 02/02/18

Job ID: 35048117