Summer Camp Counselor


We have a great seasonal position available as a Summer Camp Counselor for summer of 2024. If you like kids, outdoor activities, crafts, and having fun, we would like to meet you!

Who we are: The Oakbrook Terrace Park District is located at 1S325 Ardmore Ave. in Oakbrook Terrace. Camp takes place at Heritage Park with indoor activities inside the Heritage Center. Our summer camp is a place for children to create memories in an exciting and nurturing environment. The Oakbrook Terrace Park District camps offer children half and full-time camp options with new themes every week! 

Who we need: The Summer Camp Counselor should have experience in a camp or school setting and have a strong interest in education, early childhood education, or parks and recreation. High school graduate (or equivalent) or at least one year of experience working with children preferred.

What you’ll do: The Summer Camp Counselor will facilitate day-to-day camp activities (including set-up and take-down) and supervise campers each day. The Summer Camp Counselor is a seasonal employee, working approximately 10 to 35 hours a week. Hours are dependent on which camp/age group you are working with. 
What you’ll get: The starting pay for this position is $15.00-16.00/hour. 
WAIT….there’s more: We have great additional benefits for our seasonal employees:

  • Attendance incentive program
    • An end of season pay bonus is available to staff without any unplanned absences
  • Fitness Center membership
  • Employee appreciation program
  • Paid trainings, including CPR/AED training 
  • Park District gear and apparel 

To apply for this great opportunity: Email Mary Swade at

To learn more about the Oakbrook Terrace Park District, visit