Summer Day Camp Counselor
Rollins - Winter Park, FL

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Scheduling & Event Services at Rollins College is seeking Summer Day Camp Counselors for the 2013 Rollins Summer Day Camp. Counselors work part-time and are mainly responsible for engaging and keeping children safe during their time at Rollins.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supervise elementary aged campers to and from their classes; assist with daily attendance procedures; participate in classroom activities with campers; assist Class Instructors and Camp Leadership team as requested; assist during Camper’s lunch period; assist with classroom set-up and breakdown; adhere to all safety regulations and other duties as assigned.

Positions Available Include:

Swimming Counselor –
Qualifications are the same as Day Camp Counselor listed above plus applicant must have swimming and water safety experience and be CPR certified.

Sailing and Canoeing Counselors –
Qualifications are the same as Day Camp Counselor listed above plus swimming, boating, sailing and canoeing experience is required and candidate must be CPR certified.

Tennis Counselors –
Qualifications are the same as the Day Camp Counselor listed above plus applicant must have tennis experience and have experience implementing safety rules with young children.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must possess outstanding customer service skills as well as strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Self-starters that excel in a fast paced environment are encouraged to apply. Experience working with elementary aged children is preferred. Counselors must be at least 16 years of age and must have reliable transportation to/from campus.

Level 2 Background Screening Requirements

The background screening law, (HB 7069), enacted by the Florida Legislature in 2010, requires all summer camp employees who assist more than ten (10) hours per month to comply with Chapter 435 Level 2 Background Screening requirements. Level 2 Background Screening requires fingerprinting for statewide criminal history checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement ( FDLE ) and national criminal history checks through the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ), and may include local law enforcement checks. For more information about background screening, please visit the Florida Department of Children & Families website:

Rollins College has partnered with Fieldprint®, an authorized FDLE Livescan vendor, who offers complete electronic outsourcing of the fingerprinting process from collection through transmission to states and/or the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ). Livescan fingerprints are captured electronically, via a digital image that can be transmitted electronically; this provides for a faster and more accurate fingerprint collection process. Once an offer of employment is made, applicants will receive a Fieldprint® Code from Rollins College authorizing them to schedule an appointment at a Fieldprint® location within the State of Florida between April 1, 2013 – May 1, 2013. Applicants are responsible for the total cost of completing their Level 2 Background Screening. The cost is $36.50 and payment is collected when the appointment is scheduled.


According to section 409.1757 F.S.; an employee or applicant who has been fingerprinted or screened as required in chapters 393, 394, 397, 402, and 409, or teachers pursuant to chapter 1012, who have not been unemployed for more than 90 days and attest to the completion of the fingerprinting and compliance with the standards related to good moral character, may qualify for an exemption. Candidates who believe they may qualify must provide the College with a copy of their State of Florida Department of Children and Families Determination Letter as evidence of exemption.

PLEASE NOTE : Applicants cannot start working until all background and fingerprint screening results are returned and cleared or until they have received an approved exemption.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working with elementary aged children is preferred.

Work Hours
Candidates must be available and reside within Orlando, FL from June 3rd – August 2nd, 2013. If selected, candidates must also be available to attend an in-person interview at Rollins College during regular business hours during the month of March.

Candidates must be available to be scheduled to work between 7:00am – 6:00pm, Monday – Friday, June 10th – August 2nd. Candidates must be available for entire shifts throughout the entire period; shorter employment assignments will not be considered. Flexible schedules typically include 10 to 25 hours per week, Monday through Friday, based on operational needs. All Counselors will also be required to attend pre-camp training the week of June 3rd, 2013.

Physical Requirements
These positions require outdoor walking during the summer months as well as lifting and moving heavy objects. Counselors will be exposed to the summer heat and humidity throughout the course of the day.

Required to drive college vehicles?

Salary/Hourly Rate

There are no benefits associated with this position.

The starting pay rate is $7.79 per hour.

Additional Information
Rollins College proudly celebrates its 46th year sponsoring the Summer Day Camp program. This year’s camp is packed full of unique and exciting adventures for our campers. The traditional day camp is open to children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. The goal of the Rollins College Summer Day Camp program is to combine interesting, hands‐on activities with innovative course content to create a rewarding educational camp experience. Courses are designed to enhance each camper’s ability to discover new areas of interest and strengthen academic progress. Each course provides in‐depth subject exploration while maintaining a fun summer camp atmosphere. Our hope is that each camper will develop an appreciation for lifelong learning, make new friends, and renew existing relationships. No other program in Central Florida offers children the opportunity to experience learning in an outstanding collegiate environment. Rollins College is ranked as one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the nation. This level of excellence is the foundation upon which we base our standards for the Rollins Summer Day Camp program.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. More information about our values and culture can be found at the following website:

At Rollins, we value academic excellence and share a common service philosophy: “Together, we inspire purposeful lives through distinctive, engaged learning and exceptional service.” Accordingly, the selected candidate must be able to embrace and model this service philosophy in his/her day to day work and provide competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others. More information about our service philosophy and standards can be found at the following website: .

As of May 29, 2012, applicants will need to create a new account to apply to any new open positions going forward. Any application submitted online prior to this date will remain active until the position is filled, and applicants will not be able to see their status online.

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