Brooklyn private independent school

Counselor in Training Program

Overview

The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program at Berkeley Carroll is designed to prepare young adults for future leadership roles working with children in professional settings. The program is open to students entering grades 10-12. Students who are finishing 12th grade are also encouraged to apply.

CITs report directly to head counselors, faculty and program administrators, and are responsible for aiding in the supervision of summer program participants. CITs will be responsible for assisting the counselors/teachers in daily administration of the summer programs, including: ensuring the well-being and safety of all participants, administering games and activities, assisting with courses, maintaining a fun and safe environment for the participants, keeping facilities clean and assisting with signing participants in and out each day.

Opportunities

Creative Arts Program: CITs will work with students entering grades 3-9. The program runs from July 6-August 13 and CITs must be able to participate in the full program.

Specialty Day Camps: CITs will work with children entering grades K-4. The specialty camps run from July 6-August 13. CITs must be able to participate in at least one full two-week session.

 

Qualifications

Must be at least 15 years of age by July 1st, 2021
Must have an interest in working with children
Must have the ability to be a cooperative member of a team
Must have the desire to learn and improve on leadership and communication skills
Should be flexible and open to trying new activities and programs
 

Application

Prospective CITs must complete an online application. Candidates will start being reviewed in late March and preference will be given to candidates who apply prior to March 20th.