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Job listing closed on 10 Apr 2024
21 Mar 2024

Summer Camp Counselor - 2024

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Detroit, MI, USA
0+ years exp.
US$350 – US$500 per week

Are you looking to joining a team of go-getters dedicated to serving and uplifting the community?
Join Detroit Pistons team and our mission!

Here at the Detroit Pistons, we are focused on equality for all. We work collaboratively to foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that celebrates our differences while driving innovation and equity. Creating impactful experiences on and off the court is what we do - and ensuring that everyone has a voice is how we do it.
We are seeking for a team member with a positive upbeat attitude that can connect with a diverse population!

Camp Counselors will use the game of basketball to enthusiastically provide a positive and educational experience to children in grades 2nd – 9th in a summer basketball camp environment.

Camp Counselor Dates: This position will start in May 2024 – September 2024.

Reporting Relationship:

Camp Counselors report to the Director, Youth Engagement and Development and full-time staff.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teaching fundamental basketball skills to youth of all ages
  • Be a positive example/role model for youth throughout the state of Michigan.
  • Work all Pistons Academy camps/clinics.
  • Assist with event day preparation, set-up/break down and management of all camp equipment.
  • Assist with all on-court execution of Pistons Academy programming.


  • Must be at least a junior in high school to qualify for a camp counselor position
  • Must be above the age of 19 to qualify for a lead coach position.
  • Basketball playing, coaching and/or officiating experience suggested but not required.
  • Ability to teach the game with enthusiasm.
  • Must be highly energetic, extremely motivated, and dependable.
  • Comfortable with speaking in front of large groups
  • Exceptional professionalism and polish in demeanor and appearance
  • Ability to do some heavy lifting of equipment (25-35 pounds)
  • This position currently is subject to a COVID-19 vaccination and booster requirement.

Salary: $350 - $500 a week (4 days/week)
Job Questions:
Do you have full time availability between 8:00am – 3:30pm during the week?
Do you have housing in the Metro Detroit area?
Do you have reliable transportation?
The Detroit Pistons organization is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from public health authorities and our medical advisors, we require that all Pistons employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will consider requests for exemptions to accommodate individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.