Counselor in Training (CIT)

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

 

 jack

Now Accepting Winter 2018 Applications!

The City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department will be recruiting for the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program. The CIT program is a seven week volunteer experience for high school students.  This is a terrific opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience, while enhancing their resumes, accumulating volunteer/service learning hours, and having a great time!

Components of the Counselor-In-Training program include daily interaction with children and staff in after school programs, hands-on experience working with children, and interactive training sessions. Students will assist and lead arts, crafts, sports activities, games, special events, and more! CIT training sessions will explore activity planning and career opportunities. This experience will help students learn skills such as time management, public speaking, organization, leadership, communication and problem solving. This program also prepares teens for a future career in recreation, childcare, or other fields. 


Process:

Students are required to submit a completed application by the deadline for the session they are applying to. Applications are available online, at all high schools, recreation centers and community centers in Burbank. Applicants are required to go through an interview process and a mandatory orientation. They will receive their site assignment and CIT t-shirt at orientation. 


Winter 2018 Session:

Program Dates: January 16th - March 2nd 

Applications: October 23rd - November 17th 

Interviews: Week of November 27th 

Mandatory Orientation: January 9th
Location: Verdugo Recreation Center

Meeting Date: February 6th 4:00-5:30pm 
Location: Verdugo Recreation Center

Afterschool Daze Site Locations:

Walt Disney Elementary School 

Thomas Edison Elementary

Ralph Emerson Elementary

William McKinley Elementary

Joaquin Miller Elementary

Providencia Elementary 

Verdugo Recreation Center: Theodore Roosevelt Elementary & R.L. Stevenson Elementary

Verdugo Recreation Center Log Cabin: Kinder Club


Applications will be accepted October 23 - November 17

 To apply:

  • Print and Submit
    Print an application and submit it to Verdugo Recreation Center (3201 W Verdugo Ave). If you have a resume and cover letter, please attach it to your application. Applications are also available at all Burbank recreation centers and high schools. 

Selected applicants will be interviewed the week of November 27thApplicants will be contacted for interview times.

 

Upcoming CIT Session Dates

Spring Session
Applications open last week of January
Interviews and Orientation will be held in March

Summer Session
Applications open first week of April
Interviews and Orientation will be held first week of May

Verdugo SD 994  IMGS3084  Verdugo SD 384

For more information about the CIT Program please contact:
Andrea Yanez at (818) 238-5390 or email at AYanez@burbankca.gov.

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player QuickTime Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer
View Full Site