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Weekend, Day and/or Resident Camp Counselor

Camp Counselor Job Description

Camp summer staff employment begins in May 2022 and runs through August 2022. We are open Memorial Day and July 4.

Easterseals Tennessee Camp has been providing recreation and camping services for people with disabilities since 1959. A camp counselor must want to make a difference in a camper's life. Hard working, talented, enthusiastic, positive attitude, patience, understanding, high ideals, maturity, and good judgment are some of the characteristics we find most important in a successful camp counselor.

Details-  Winter Camp Office

Address: 500 Wilson Pike Circle, Suite 228
Located in: Brentwood, TN 37027
Function: Camp Counselor is the primary caregiver for each camper.
Job Type: Part-Time Employee
Hours: Weekend Camp- Friday-Sunday. Day Camp is Monday-Friday, Resident Camp is Sunday-Friday.
Positions Available: 12


Camp Location

All Weekend, Day and Resident Camp Sessions are held at YMCA Camp Widjiwagan, 3088 Smith Springs Road, Antioch, TN 37013.


The Camp Counselor is required to be on site 24 hours a day during Weekends Friday 4:00pm - Sunday 11:00am. and Resident Camp Sessions Sunday 3:00pm - Friday 12:00pm. During Day Camp, the Counselor is required to work from approximately 7:30am-5:30pm Monday - Friday. Applicants must pass drug screen, as well as, a background check.

Transportation to day camp is offered from limited sites. Housing and meals are provided during staff training: May 15th, 11am through May 20th, 5pm; and during adult resident camp, August 14th-19th.

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