KICK Camp Counselor

Cedar Rapids, IA
Mar 05, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

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

Camp runs June 14th, 2021- August 13th, 2021

Shifts available:

Hiring for locations at our Main Campus, Kirkwood Regional Center at University of Iowa, Linn Country Regional Center, and/or off-site location in Linn or Johnson County.

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: Currently looking for a candidate with any of the following skills: K12 Education, Child Management, Summer Camp experience, Early Childhood Education, Daycare Experience

Under supervision of the KICK Camp Managers, 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 14th through August 13th.
    • CPR certified (training provided).
    • 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.

    The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


    18 years old.


    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, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: [email protected] or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: [email protected]