Counselor-in-Training (Paraprofessional)

Little Egg Harbor Township School District | Little Egg Harbor, NJ


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Posted Date 7/28/2021
Expiration Date8/16/2022



1. High School Student (must be at least 15 years old)

  1. Must provide own transportation
  2. Positive attitude, confidentiality, sense of humor and flexibility
  3. Ability to communicate with children
  4. Concern for children
  5. Patience with children
  6. Ability to lead/participate in games with children
  7. Vigor and vitality
  8. Proof of US citizenship or legal resident alien status
  9. Required criminal history background check for students 18 years old and older
  10. Required Mantoux test


Assigned Lead Counselor and/or Counselor


To provide assistance to the certified and non-certified child care providers for the After School Child Care Program and/or Summer Camp Program.


  1. Work cooperatively with other staff members to complete assigned tasks.
  2. Roller skate, bowl, swim with the children.
  3. Walk children to the bathroom.
  4. Keep tables and play areas clean.
  5. Play with children in organized games and in the playground.
  6. Report to work promptly on assigned days. If you are going to be late, please call the site to inform the Lead Counselor.
  7. Fill in voucher daily and have it signed by Lead Counselor/Counselor.
  8. Follow directions and assignments given by the Lead Counselor/Counselor.
  9. Be dressed properly for pool days and monitor students from inside the pool.
  10. Report all injuries, discipline problems, safety issues and personal issues to the Lead Counselor/Counselor in charge.
  11. Be a positive role model. Use appropriate language and topics of discussion at the child care sites.
  12. Dress appropriately.
  13. Do not carry students.
  14. Assist children with homework directions.
  15. Arrange for a substitute if you are going to be absent.
  16. Speak to children in a kind and positive manner. Work with students to resolve conflict and disagreement through discussion and negotiation.
  17. Attend all trips on the bus.

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