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Camp Counsellor

Camp Counsellor

Who are we looking for?

The Camp Counsellor is a role model, friend, leader and mentor for our campers. Each counsellor is responsible for a group of 8 - 12 campers. The camp counsellor facilitates friendships, runs unique group activities and is responsible for the pastoral care, safety and wellbeing of their campers.

Each counsellor will run at least one elective activity in the morning based on skill and experience. When applying, please look at which electives you have experience in teaching.

About You

Candidates must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:


  • Experience working directly with groups of children aged 5-14
  • Ability to be a positive role model for children
  • Experience in teaching at least one of the elective activities
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Maturity to be responsible for the care, well-being and safety of young people


  • Experience of working at a summer camp
  • First aid certificate

Other Information

  1. All applicants must successfully pass full background and reference checks 
  2. All successful applicants must be available to work the duration of the Camp, including staff training.
  3. The salary for working at our Summer Camp is dependent upon your age 
  4. The salary is subject to all normal UK taxes - e.g. PAYE and National Insurance Contributions)

Contract Hours and Terms (summer)

We do not use zero hour contract so instead, we will gaurantee 5 weeks of work, out of the 7. We will organise your summer work schedule in May. Extra weeks may become available based on camper enrolment.

2021 Summer Employment Dates

April Camp, 2021
Staff Training (Online) Saturday April 3
Tuesday April 6 - Friday April 9, 2021
Monday April 12 - Friday April 16, 2021
Summer Camp, 2021
Staff Training Thusday June 24 - Saturday June 26
Monday June 28 - Friday July 2
Monday July 5 - Friday July 9
Monday July 12 - Friday July 16
Monday July 19 - Friday July 23
Monday July 26 - Friday July 30
Monday August 2 - Friday August 6 

Days at Camp Indy start at 7.45am and finish at either 4.45pm or 5.30pm