The Department of Campus Recreation and Unions comprises more than 60 career staff and more than 800 student employees and volunteers who invest their energy and creativity into inspiring others to maintain balanced lifestyles through recreation and leisure activiites. The department is a student-focused organization, placing an emphasis on student development and leadership opportunities. Find out how you can get involved with Youth Programs by calling (530) 754-4304. For a comprehensive list of student employment and volunteer opportunities with Campus Recreation and Unions, click here.
Youth Programs Now Hiring
Youth Programs offers a diverse range of high-quality classes, camps, birthday party options and more for children and youth up to age 18. The facilities and recreational professionals at UC Davis provide an enjoyable and enriching experience for your children.
Campus Recreation and Unions Youth Programs May Be the Summer Job for You!
Campus Recreation and Unions Youth Programs is hiring counselors for the upcoming summer season (Monday-Friday, June 16-August 22). Being a member of the Youth Programs team will enhance your leadership ability, develop your personal skills, and provide a sense of community; all while creating a fun atmosphere for both you and our community’s youth. Youth Programs is hiring day camp counselors and instructors for all of the following areas: swim lessons, band, theater, dance, craft, cooking, and general recreation.
Upon selection, staff must enroll and successfully complete the “Program Staff Training Course” (Education 198) in Spring Quarter. Through this unique internship training program, hired staff will gain valuable skills including program planning, professionalism, risk management and leadership while increasing their knowledge of youth development, the learning environment, and how the natural environment can enhance everyone’s ability to learn. These skills can be utilized in camp programs as well as in any job working with youth. The internship training must be successfully completed in order to work during summer camp. The training course (Education 198) dates and times will be announced on the job application.
To apply, fill out the application online at jobs.ucdavis.edu by Friday, February 14 at 5 p.m. Note: Utilize the search function near the top of the home page to locate job applications by searching their reference numbers: 758711 (Counselor: general rec/education/band), 758727 (Instructor: Craft/Dance/Theater/Cooking), and 758733 (Swim Instructor). The full application includes a cover letter, resume, Campus Recreation and Unions Application and Supplemental Application.
For more information, call (530) 754-4304 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.