Summer Camp Counselors - Elmhurst Art Museum

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Summer Camp Counselors - Elmhurst Art Museum



The Elmhurst Art Museum seeks college students or college bound seniors for seasonal, part-time counselors in our exciting youth summer camps. This is a terrific opportunity for dynamic, high-energy applicants who are interested in education, visual art, or museum work.


  • Prior experience working with children or families
  • Art enthusiast – while previous art making experience is helpful it isn’t required
  • Ability to follow detailed directions and a willingness to jump in and help instructors
  • A prompt and professional manner
  • Availability Mondays through Fridays June 11 – August 10th.


  • Prepare and organize art materials as instructed
  • Keep campers engaged and interested with fun and creative projects
  • Follow and execute activities according to the direction of EAM Instructors and Staff
  • Display a positive and respectful attitude while acting as a role model
  • Interact with kids and adults in a professional and courteous manner
  • Communicate effectively and show integrity as a museum representative both on and off site
  • Follow procedures and expectations as outlines by EAM Instructors and Staff Maintaining a safe environment
  • Other duties as assigned


To apply: email a brief cover letter and resume to

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