Summer Rec 2017 Teen Counselors Employment Opportunity

The Haddon Heights Summer Recreation Program seeks teen counselors for the 2017 season. Counselors work with Adult Directors to supervise and interact with boys and girls from Kindergarten thru grade 6. Counselors take part in all program activities – active play, outdoor games, crafts, science demos, nature walks etc. Counselors must be at least 16 years of age by June 1, 2017 and have completed at least sophomore year of high school in June.

The Summer Rec work schedule is Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 am until noon from Tuesday, June 27 to Thursday, July 27. Counselors should be available all 15 days of the program. Pay is NJ minimum wage ($8.38 an hour) and all previous counselors must reapply for a position. As a Borough sponsored activity preference will be given to Haddon Heights residents. To be eligible for an interview – the required information (hard copy) must be delivered or mailed to Haddon Heights Borough Hall, 625 Station Avenue. Haddon Heights, NJ 08035 Attention: Mrs. Lange, by Wednesday, April 15th, 4 pm. There is no “application form”; your resume and all required documents are your application. Because this is a position of responsibility, only applicants with a complete application will be considered for an employment interview. We will acknowledge applications by May 6th and schedule interviews later that month. Training sessions for those hired will take place in June.

Resume must include name, complete home address, home phone or, if no land line, a parent/guardian cell number , applicant’s cell phone, if available, applicant’s email address, complete date of birth, name of your High School and current Grade in school. Resume should also include school related and outside activities, any previous work or volunteer experience and hobbies, special interests, certifications or training

Most Current school report card including grades, attendance and lateness. Please make sure that your school name appears on the report card

Letters of recommendation from (2) current teachers with their contact info plus a third letter of recommendation from a non related adult of your choice

Questions may be directed to Mrs. Kathy Lange, Director of Parks and Recreation, or 856-546-4852.