2023 Summer Camp Coordinator (20355717) – Bay County, MI

2023 Summer Camp Coordinator (20355717)


Bay County, MI



22 Orinda Way Orinda, 94563


Orinda is a delightful place in which to live, work and play!  Join the Orinda summer camp staff and have fun while building your skills and make a positive impact in our community!

The City of Orinda Parks and Recreation Department is currently seeking two (2) qualified individuals with the passion and desire to work with youth campers as a summer Recreation Program Specialist (Camp Coordinator) in the Recreation Division.   This position takes direction from the Camp Director and reports to the City's full-time Recreation Coordinator.

INTERVIEWS:In-person group interviews will occur on Saturday, April 1st from 12:30 – 2:30 pm OR Wednesday, April 12th from 4:30 – 6:30 pm.  Please be prepared to attend one of these times.

SUMMER CAMP SEASON:Must be available for summer camp season June 5 – August 11, 2023

WORK HOURS:  Work hours vary depending on the number of staff and youth participants.  Approximate work hours are Monday through Friday 8:45 am to 4:00 pm and Extended Care from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

MANDATORY TRAINING:  Must be available for paid training on Saturday, June 3, 2023

Incumbents of the position will provide their own transportation to program site(s). 


Under the general supervision of the Recreation Coordinator and Camp Director, Camp Coordinators are responsible for the day-to-day operations of their assigned summer day camp:  executing weekly curriculums by ordering supplies, supervising their camp staff, and leading all of their camp activities on a daily basis.  The City of Orinda offers two city-run camps:  Camp Orinda and Camp Orinda Jr.

Camp Orinda is a full-day (9:00 am to 4:00 pm) traditional camp for 6 to 11 year olds.

Camp Orinda Jr. is a half-day camp (9:15 am to 12:45 pm) for 3 1/2 to 5 year olds.

Essential Duties:

  • Execute the camp curriculum in accordance with the Camp Director and Recreation Coordinator.
  • Lead arts, crafts and games according to the theme of the week.
  • Offer leadership, guidance and direction to Camp Counselors.
  • Supervise Counselors-in-Training, pair CIT's with experienced Camp Counselors, and delegate CIT weekly duties during CIT camp weeks.
  • Serve as a mentor and role model to campers and communicate effectively with guardians and families.
  • Safely and appropriately supervise all campers.  Camp Orinda Coordinator will supervise campers on weekly field trips around the East Bay.
  • Monitor supplies and create weekly supply list.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all campers are prioritized in all summer camp programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

All City of Orinda employees are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s core values including serving the public, being respectful and accountable, maintaining professionalism, and demonstrating responsibility.

Education: Must have completed at least twelfth (12) grade by the start of camp.  High school or college-level coursework in Recreation, Sports, Administration, Human Development, Education or related field is preferred.  

Experience: Recreation, athletics and/or education experience is desirable.  Experience teaching and/or working with children and youth age twelve (12) and under is preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: CPR, First Aid, and AED training and/or certification are required prior to the first day of camp.  There will be a CPR, First Aid and AED training on the mandatory Training Day.

Special Requirements:This is a mandated reporter position.  Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

  • A post offer, pre-employment live scan criminal history check (over 18 years), drug screen, physical and TB Test required.  Please note that if under 18 some processes may require legal guardian consent.

How to Apply:

Please visit CalOpps.org to submit a fully completed application and resume.  A limited number of applicants with the most desirable qualifications, as determined by initial screening of applications and resumes, will be invited to participate in an interview process.  Applicants will be notified by phone or email if they are invited to participate further in the selection process.  For more information, please contact Matt Delmartini at (925) 253-4215.

This recruitment is opened and will continue to receive applications until the jobs are filled.  We strongly encourage interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.  Applications are reviewed as they are received, and selections can be made at any time during the recruitment process.  

The City of Orinda is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates with a disability which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process should submit a request for accommodation with the application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.


The successful candidate will enjoy the following benefits:

  • This is a non-benefited temporary, seasonal or part-time (casual) position.
  • Individuals in the position may not work more than 1,000 hours per year.
  • Individuals in the position will receive sick leave in accordance with California State Law.
  • Individuals in the position will be enrolled in a MissionSquare (ICMA-RC) 457 Deferred Compensation Program with the employee contributing 7.5%; this retirement system is in lieu of participating in Social Security.


Special Instructions

All candidates must answer the required supplemental questions.Please note that a resume may be provided but is not a replacement for a completed job application.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 


Contact email: 

[email protected]


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