Summer Camp Counselors

Back to All Careers
  • Chicago
  • Hours Part-Time
  • Start Date Flexible

About the Second City
The Second City is the premier brand in improv-based sketch comedy and the world’s largest school of improvisation with theatres and training centers in Chicago, Toronto, and Hollywood.  We have full time touring ensembles, the Harold Ramis Film School, and a thriving B2B division focused on hands-on learning, digital content, and consumer insight. Founded in 1959, the company continues to grow rapidly in size and influence.

Position Overview:
Summer Camp counselors are responsible for helping the Camp Director and Head Counselor run the day to day operations of The Second City Training Center Summer Camps.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help the Camp Director and Head Counselor maintain a fun safe environment at camp.
  • Assist the Camp Director/Head Counselor supervise opening and closing day procedure for associates and campers.
  • Facilitate students and parents navigating the building on show days.
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed and that all programs are in compliance with The Second City standards, all relevant regulations and other applicable standards.
  • Serve as the front line for camp answering camper and parent questions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • 3 years experience working with children & parents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Experience with proper customer service and phone etiquette
  • Background check & fingerprinting will be required

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include those associated with data entry.

The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate

 

Note:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the applicant will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

We are an open, inclusive workplace and welcome applicants who bring along with them diverse life experiences, including every permutation of economic and cultural backgrounds, orientation, ethnicity and points of view. We strive to continue our efforts to work with people who may otherwise be marginalized or underrepresented in our business and around our community.

Apply

Apply for this position online

All candidates for this role will be asked to authorize a background check