Below is the current application to be used when applying for a position with the Eastchester Recreation Department for Summer 2021. If you have already applied with the older application, you do not need to fill out a new application to be considered for employment. A few things to note:
- PLEASE read the description of positions listed below for Employment in Summer 2021
- Please also review our Summer Camp 2021 page to familiarize yourself with the most up to date Summer Camp information
- References- on the application you will need 3 references. IF you are hired you will receive a form to be completed by your references
- Applications will be accepted via mail or in person at Eastchester Town Hall
- Please do not email applications- the originals are needed - Thank you!
- Applicants will hear from the Recreation Department via mail in Mid-May with the next steps. Please check your JUNK/SPAM email if you have a gmail account as our emails tend to go to that folder at times.
2021 Summer Camp Job Descriptions
Counselor (18+) Counselors will be required to be with the campers at all times leading them through and instructing activities such as sports and arts and crafts. Counselors will work with other staff members including Jr. Counselors, Specialists and Directors to ensure the safety of the campers throughout the day. Other duties include: taking and reporting attendance as well as overall management of the camp group including Jr. Counselors. (Full-Day and Half Day Camp)
Jr. Counselors (16+) Jr. Counselors will be required to be with the campers at all times leading them through and participating in activities with the campers such as sports and arts and crafts. Jr. Counselors will work with Counselors and Specialists to ensure the safety of the campers throughout the day. Jr. Counselors are required to go in the water at the Pool with their Group at the Full-Day Camp program. (Full-Day and Half Day Camp)
Cleaner (16+) Cleaners will be at camp daily for the duration of the Camp day and will be responsible for cleaning Camp equipment, bathrooms, classrooms, rooms and facilities used by the Camp. All Cleaning products have been deemed safe and appropriate to be used by the Westchester County Department of Health as well as the School Districts and Town of Eastchester. (Full-Day and Half Day Camp)
Specialist – There are a very limited number of Specialist positions this Summer due to the current COVID-19 Camp Guidelines. Specialists will instruct campers and Counselors on how to safely and effectively carry out an activity during the camp day. Specialists should be mature individuals with a skill in their Specialty as well as graduated from High School and have several years of experience as a Camp Counselor. (Full-Day and Half Day Camp)
Teacher (NYS Certified) At the Half-Day Camp with our youngest Campers, Teachers will lead passive activities while Campers are in their designated areas as well as through other activities throughout the Camp Day. Teachers will also be responsible for taking and reporting attendance as well as overall management of the camp group including TA’s, Counselors, Jr. Counselors and CITS (Half-Day Camp ONLY)
TA (NYS Certified) At the Half- Day Camp TA’s will assist Teachers lead passive activities while Campers are in their designated areas as well as through other activities throughout the Camp Day. TA’s will help with Campers who may need more assistance as well as other tasks when needed. (Half- Day Camp ONLY)
CIT (15 by July 1st- Residents Only)- At the Half-Day Camp, this is a volunteer position for residents who will turn 15 by July 1st. CITs will work with paid employees assisting them and the campers throughout the Camp Day. Due to COVID-19 Guidelines we are limited to the number of CIT positions available for Summer 2021. To be considered for this position your application must be in by May 1st. (Half- Day Camp ONLY)
Lifeguards- The Eastchester Recreation Department is not hiring Lifeguards this summer since swim will be limited, but if you are interested in working as a Lifeguard this Summer Lake Isle Country Club is hiring! Please log on to https://www.eastchester.org/departments/lake_isle.php to Download an application. Applications can be submitted directly to Lake Isle.