Join Our Team

Make Your Summer Count!

The Summertimes team is seeking energetic and outgoing counselors with strong mentoring and leadership skills to work with children across our various camps. If you are interested in joining our team, click on the Apply Now button to fill out our online application. Please note that Summertimes requires applicants to make a minimum two-week commitment in order to be considered for employment.

Be sure to use an active email account on your application and check your email frequently after applying. If you do not check your email you may miss important communications regarding your application or employment offer!

Have a Particular Camp in Mind?

The camp directors are responsible for their own hiring decisions. If you would like to work at a specific camp or camps, please contact the camp director(s) to express your interest. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Summer Programs Office at 703-212-2777 or

Summertimes Pay Scale

The pay scale for Summer Programs employees as counselors is based on the following qualifications:
New hire: $55/day
1-2 years experience: $65/day
3-4 years experience: $70/day
5+ years experience: $75-$80/day

Other positions such as instructors, camp office personnel, management assistants, and extended care counselors are available and those pay scales are based on applicant's experience and the position's level of responsibility.

Employment Agreement

Please note that acceptance of a job offer with the SSSAS Summer Programs Office is classified as an “at-will employment agreement.” If a camp you are scheduled to work in is canceled, we can not guarantee alternate employment but will do our best to find you another position for that week.

Qualifications & Training

All camp staff  are required to pass a state and federal background check. Additional training requirements for counselors are outlined in the orientation packet and provided during the orientation meeting. Once you have accepted an offer with Summertimes, you will receive additional information on how to complete this training.

Important Application Dates

Friday, March 1, 2019:
The application process opens. All applications must be submitted after this date and not before March 1, 2019.

Monday, April 15, 2019:
The application process closes. No applications will be accepted after this date.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019:
All applications will be reviewed by this date and any interviews with camp Directors will be scheduled.

Friday, May 31, 2019:
All applicants will receive a response to their application by this date.
The hiring process takes 4-6 weeks, so be certain to check your email frequently during the month of May. If you receive a job offer, please reply promptly. Please direct any questions about the hiring process to

Questions? Contact Us!

Summer Programs Office
JK-12 coed Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia


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  • Lower School

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    Alexandria, Virginia 22302
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    Alexandria, Virginia 22304
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