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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 April Camp is £575
  4. The salary for working at our Summer Camp is £1710
  5. The salary is subject to all normal UK taxes - e.g. PAYE and National Insurance Contributions)

Contract Hours and Terms (summer)

We are against zero hours contracts so instead, we will gaurantee 5 weeks of work, out of the 7 - the pay for this is £1710.

2018 April Employment Dates

Staff Training: Saturday March 31st

Week 1: Tuesday April 3rd - Friday April 6th

Week 2: Monday April 9th - Friday April 13th

2018 Summer Employment Dates

Staff Training: Thursday June 21st - Saturday June 23rd

Week 1: Monday June 25th - Friday June 29th

Week 2: Monday July 2nd - Friday July 6th

Week 3: Monday July 9th - Friday July 13th

Week 4: Monday July 16th - Friday July 20th

Week 5: Monday July 23rd - Friday July 27th

Week 6: Monday July 30th - Friday August 3rd

Week 7: Monday August 6th - Friday August 10th

Days at Camp Indy start at 7.45am and finish at 5.30pm