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.

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.

Positions are available at the Creative Arts Program, the Classic Day Camp, and a variety of specialty camps for children.

Opportunities

Creative Arts Program: CITs will work with students entering grades 3-9. CAP runs from July 1-August 9. CITs must be able to participate in either one full CAP session or both.

Classic Day Camp: CITs will work with children ages 3-9. The CDC runs from June 24-August 9. CITs must be able to participate in at least three consecutive weeks of the program.

Specialty Day Camps: CITs will work with children ages 5-10. The specialty camps run from June 25-August 10. CITs must be able to participate in at least three weeks of the program, but they need not be consecutive.

Qualifications

Must be at least 15 years of age by July 1st, 2019
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 March and preference will be given to candidates who apply prior to March 1st