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Eakin Care Program

Summer Day Camp Counselor

Eakin Care Program


Job Summary

Eakin Care Program (ECP) is looking for an enthusiastic summer camp counselor who loves working with elementary age children. Located in Nashville’s Hillsboro-West End neighborhood, Eakin Care Program’s Summer Camp is a day camp that focuses on having fun through various activities, including arts and crafts, organized games, and weekly special guests. ECP is open to elementary age children, ages 5 – 11. ECP will be operating this summer during the month of July and the first week of August.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of summer camp participants.
  • Lead and supervise a group of up to 18 elementary age children.
  • Implement daily art projects and organized games for your assigned group.
  • Supervise aftercare activities.
  • Assist with snack preparation.

Staff orientation and training will occur the week of June 19th. Summer camp programming starts July 3rd. This position will have differing schedules depending on the week. The first two weeks of summer camp, from July 3-14, hours worked will be from 8 am – 2:30 pm. The last three weeks of camp, from July 17 – 3, hours will be 2:30 – 6 pm. 


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must successfully pass a background check prior to hiring.
  • Experience working with school aged children a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to manage time well.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to interact in a courteous and productive manner with diverse age groups.
  • Solid problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Enjoys working with children in a youth development, camp, or education setting.

Additional Information


  • Seasonal summer position
  • Up to 40 hours a week.
  • Pay starts at $14/hour.
  • Gain experience working with youth.
  • Gain leadership and activity planning skills.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to Christina Bailey, Assistant Director, at eakincareprogram@gmail.com.


  • Date Posted: May 15, 2023
  • Type: Contract / Temp
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: $14/hr