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J Camps Seeking Staff

J Camps has many job opportunities for applicants to select from. Some of those include traditional day camps, such as Bertha Alyce Early Childhood Camp, Kinder Camp and Camp Kaleidoscope. Other camps include Sports, Gymnastics, Tennis, Aquatics, Technology Camps and more.

Staff will be expected to complete CPR/First Aid and general training prior to the start of summer camp.

Staff must be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM. Additional AM Care (7:00 AM-9:00 AM) and PM Care (3:30 PM-6:00 PM) staff is needed.

Why Work at Camp?

Make a difference in your life by making a difference in the life of a child! Apply now to be a Junior Counselor, Senior Counselor or BAMI Counselor.

“As counselors, we have an opportunity to make a positive difference in the lives of children while also having the best summers of our lives. The J is a place where true relationships are built while at the same time- learning how to lead, inspire, and become better people overall.“- Nick F.

  • Be a mentor and be mentored each day.
  • Build your resume for your future.
  • Practice time management skills.
  • Make new friendships.
  • Improve communication skills.
  • Learn flexibility and creativity. 

We're Hiring for the Summer!

At J Camps, our staff is the backbone of the camp program. Each year we hire a diverse staff whose personalities, backgrounds and talents serve as positive role models for our campers.

The J Camps staff is carefully selected from a large pool of applications from throughout the Houston area.

Meet our Camp Leadership

Counselor Duties & Qualifications

Counselors are responsible for groups of 10 to 15 children on a daily basis. Their main roles include managing children's behavior as well as acting as a positive role model and mentor.

Counselors also need engage camper participation in all daily activities as well as work closely with the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Directors to ensure the safety of all children. Counselors must have completed 10th grade and participate in staff training prior to the start of camp.

Junior Counselor - Entering Junior or Senior year in high school in the fall
Senior Counselor - High School Graduate, College student or older as of May
Camp Bami Counselor - Minimum of 18 years old

For more information please contact the Camp Office at 713.551.7208.