Summer Camp 2024 - Unit Leaders Needed

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Posted: 04/18/2024 Industry: Customer Service Job Number: 1677300

Job Description

Our client, the City of Palm Springs is once again holding Summer Camp 2024.


Day Camp Unit Leader

This assignment involves providing general assistance in conducting youth recreational program activities for the Youth Day Camp Program. The ability to work with children is extremely important.


Pay $16/hr 



Day Camp Unit Leader

  • Assist in conducting and participating in group recreation activities.

  • Assist on field trips and outings.

  • Assist in preparing recreation facilities for group activities.

  • Issue and collect recreation equipment and supplies.

  • Assist with the proper use and care of assigned facilities and equipment.

  • Knowledge of recreational activities used for youth programs.

  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

  • Learn and perform assigned tasks.

  • Instruct and lead group recreation activities.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Perform related duties as required.



  • Previous experience working in a youth activities environment preferred.

 Special Requirements:

  • Possession of, or ability to obtain First Aid and CPR Certification, during the day camp training starting from May 28, 2024 is required.

  • Must be 16 years or older and have a valid work permit.

  • Must be available to work from June 10, 2024 through August 2, 2024.

  • Able to work at various Recreation Center locations including Palm Springs Leisure Center, Demuth Community Center, and the James O. Jessie Desert Highland Unity Center.


Selected candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment background investigation, physical and drug screen.


Working Conditions:

Work includes indoor and outdoor environments during summer months. Applicants must be able to work the entire summer camp program from June 10, 2024 through August 2, 2024.

(Training will commence from May 28, 2024 through June 7, 2024)


Selected candidates will not be employed by the City of Palm Springs and will apply with Proper Solutions for employment and placement in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the 2024 program


Applications must be submitted by March 19, 2024 at 4:00 pm

Meet Your Recruiter

Meegan Villa

Meegan Villa

As the owner of Proper Solutions, I never wanted to give up interacting and working with candidates. That's what I love to do! I am actively involved with many organization in the community and keep my ear to the ground to hear about job opportunities in the Coachella Valley. Please feel free to reach out via email I look forward to hearing from you!


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