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Counselor In Training (C.I.T) – Summer Job Opportunity

23 Apr 2021 •

Summer Job Opportunity

ConnectiKids Summer Program 2021: Building Blocks for Your Future

Counselor in Training Position


Job Details 


814 Asylum Ave, Hartford, CT 06105-2805, United States 

Job Description 

The Counselor in Training Program is for teens aged 14-17 who will participate in leadership training, learn professional standards of work behavior, and gain the experience of working in a nonprofit youth development organization. CIT students will receive a biweekly stipend.  

Essential Job Functions:  

The ideal candidate for the CIT Program is energetic, responsible, outgoing, and a self-starter who will help lead daily activities that promote a fun, engaging, and positive environment. Under the direction of program leaders, CIT staff will assist in the direction, supervision, and organization of campers in their assigned groups within activities and throughout our virtual summer program to meet the intended ConnectiKids outcomes.  

CIT interns will be trained in job readiness, workforce development skills and positive discipline, behavior management, and youth development. During the summer, CIT interns are expected to be role models for the campers in the program and grow in their level of experience, skills, and responsibility in relating to and working with student campers and adult staff.  

CIT interns will assist staff in engaging students in the summer program. Activities will focus on personal development, self-empowerment, making good decisions, and the people and the world around them. Additional summer activities include book club, outdoor exploration, poetry, Internet Awesome, Nutrition and Agriculture, and expressive art.  


  • Must be 14 -17 years of age. 
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and children of all age levels. 
  • Ability to listen, pay attention to detail, and follow directions carefully.

Application Procedures: 

Please submit a resume and your completed application (linked below) to awilliams@ct-kids.org or mail it to ConnectiKids, 814 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105. Resumes will be screened, and ideal candidates will be invited to interview. 

CIT-Summer application

DEADLINE: May 16, 2021. 

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