Hinsdale County


Mineral County


We're Hiring Youth Counselors for Lake City Summer Youth Program!


POSITION: Summer Youth Program Youth Counselor

Job summary

This position assists the Program Coordinator and Assistant Program Coordinator in leading the Summer Youth Program (SYP).  The job is for 2 full weeks of 40hrs each week plus 1 day prior to the start of camp to help set up the rooms and for training.  Position is responsible for helping with setup and breakdown of daily activities (i.e. setting up supplies, cleaning up after lunch etc.)  Also responsible for actively engaging with the children and getting them motivated/inspired to participate in all of the activities.  This position will be assigned to an adult leader and will assist them with everything they need to lead their group activities throughout the day.

Summary of essential job functions

  • Help develop and lead activities throughout the day
  • Set up and clean up of supplies, activities, and rooms throughout the day
  • Chaperone and monitor younger children to ensure their safety and well-being is top priority 

Minimum requirements

  • Must be 14 yrs of age or older.
  • Must be able to have fun and lead children without being a distraction to the group
  • Must be flexible and willing to assist in whatever capacity is necessary to ensure that the participants have a fun, safe and educational experience
  • Ability to lead games and activities for children
  • Ability to identify potential safety hazards while monitoring young children and intervene or report when necessary
  • Must have lots of ENERGY!!! 

Compensation: $1,200 ($600 per week)


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Interested applicants must send a cover letter to contact below.  Cover letter must explain why applicant is interested in the position and what qualifications they feel they have to perform the job duties.  Applicants will be chosen for an interview to be held as soon as possible. 


Please send to:

Eric Barker eric@silverthreadphd.org

Hinsdale County Public Health, P.O. Box 277 Lake City, CO 81235

or drop off at Public Health office located at 304 W. Third, Lake City, CO 81235

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