Canton Township
  • CLS - Recreation Services
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • $13.39 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits



Pay Rate: $13.39 per hour


Monday through Friday

10:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Occasional evenings and weekends

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This position is responsible for leading and supervising activities for Leisure Services recreation programs.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Present a professional image, in person and by telephone
  • Responsible for the detection and reporting of property and equipment defects
  • Ensure safety rules, policies, regulations, and procedures are followed by the public and employees
  • Responsible for enforcement of departmental rules and regulations, operating procedures, and policies
  • Assist in the planning, supervision, and coordination of participants and activities assigned
  • Assist in the coordination of set up, tear down, and clean up of programs and events
  • Responsible for facility and equipment appearance and cleanliness
  • Supervise and monitor participants at a variety of recreation areas
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum age of 16 years old
  • Ability to respond to emergencies in a calm and efficient manner
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public tactfully and courteously
  • Ability to demonstrate techniques and skills associated with assigned programs and activities
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours are scheduled based on availability, division requirements, and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting, and staff availability
  • Knowledge of the facilities, equipment, and supplies required by the assigned area
  • Prior experience working with youth of varying ages preferred


Reasonable Accommodations: Canton Township provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (734) 394-5260. We encourage all interested qualified applicants to apply for open positions. Request for accommodations will be reviewed case-by-case.

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Frequently
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Frequently
  • Climb - Occasionally
  • Crawl - Occasionally
  • Squat/Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Frequently


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Occasionally
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

Reports To: Program Supervisor or Enrichment Coordinator

Job Description Updated: February 17, 2016

Posting Information: Junior Daycamp Counselor (Seasonal)

  • This is a seasonal job opportunity. A seasonal position may be scheduled to work up to 40 hours per week for a limited duration of time (no more than 6 calendar months) on an at-will basis. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on workload and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position will be classified as seasonal employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of the disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
  • Create an account to apply online or pick up a paper application in the Human Resources Department.

The Charter Township of Canton provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and is committed to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, height, weight, gender identity, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Canton Township takes great pride in the diversity of our community and promotes diversity in the workforce.

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