Junior Camp Counselors

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  • Chicago
  • Hours Part-Time/Seasonal
  • Start Date May 28, 2018

The Second City Training Center Chicago is seeking junior camp counselors to join our summer Comedy Camp team! Junior camp counselors are expected to work 15-20 hours a week, Monday-Friday, May 28 to Aug 31 2018.


  • Ages 19 & 20
  • Available for the full summer session
  • Available to assist on all opening and closing camp days, camp idol days and additional dates as needed.
  • Experience with children, camp a plus
  • Interested in learning more about/getting involved with Second City and the Training Center, as well as teaching.
  • Organized, optimistic, patient, problem solver, someone who takes initiative and works well as a team.
  • Photography or social media experience a plus.
  • Attend a staff training day on either May 25 or 26 from 9am – 4pm to receive CPR/first-aid training.



  • Junior Counselors will be paid $14 an hr.

Counselors perform a range of duties that include but are not limited to: setting up classrooms, supervising campers during breaks, planning & executing the camp talent show, helping campers navigate social situations, camper redirection/discipline, and clerical tasks. This not a teaching position, but being comfortable in a classroom is a must. All junior counselors will report to Jeff Poole, Program Head.


Please send your resume and a brief cover letter (about a paragraph) highlighting why you’d be a great asset to the camp team this summer to  campcounselors@secondcity.com by noon on May 14. The subject line should read Camp Junior Counselor Application. No phone calls.