Employment Opportunities

Join the Alta Summer Camp community at the town of Alta for the summer season! Our seasonal summer staff are adventurous, innovative, and creative individuals who have a passion for the outdoors, creating a space for campers to be their authentic selves, trying new activities and making life-long friendships and connections.

Camp counselors provide a quality program, supervise a group of 6-24 campers during their stay, teach and lead hikes, basic camp programs, and assist program staff in other program areas. This is a live-on-site position for the duration of the scheduled work-week. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with fellow counselors under the direction of the Head Counselor to plan hikes and do various nature focused activities.
  • Develop connections with the campers assigned to your care, help them learn to respect the rights of others and make connections with people different than themselves.
  • Teach activities, games, songs, and projects to campers.
  • Guide activities and experiences through planning, group decision-making, and camper-led leadership in the camp unit.
  • Be responsible for camper care and supervision throughout the day.
  • Assist with housekeeping, sanitation, documentation and beyond in regard to the campers in your care.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start date.
  • Hold or be willing to obtain Red Cross First Aid & CPR Certifications or the equivalent.
  • Hold or be willing to obtain a Utah Food Handlers' Permit.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of campers ages 6-12 and provide necessary verbal instruction to campers.

Perks and Benefits

  • Employer paid CPR/AED and First Aid (if not currently certified)
  • Employer paid Food Handler's permit (if not currently certified)
  • Employer paid on-the-job training.
  • Free meals for entirety of the season.
  • Saturdays and Sundays off.
  • Turn your job offer into an outdoor or education internship!

Job Types: Full-time, Part Time Internship, Temporary

Pay: $18 per hour start

Schedule: Up to any 4 days, Monday to Friday

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