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Dear Student:

The City of Burbank Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting for the Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program. The CIT program is a nine week 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 summer camp 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 prepare teens for a future career in recreation, childcare, or other fields.

The 2017 Summer CIT Program will run from June 5 - August 4 (nine weeks). Volunteer hours range from 7:30am - 6:00pm unless otherwise noted below.  

 **Please note: Applicants must (1) currently be enrolled in high school; (2) not either presently be or have been declared a ward of the court pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code § 602; or, (3) not either presently be or have been under a program of supervision pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code § 654. Also, if selected, CITs may not have more than 3 unexcused absences during the nine week program.

Applications will only be accepted April 3rd through April 21st. If you have a resume and cover letter, please attach it to your application.

Interviews will be held the week of May 1st.  We will contact you to assign a time for your interview.

If you have any questions, please email me at  or call 818.238-5390.

Thank you for your interest in our program and volunteering in the Burbank community!


Andrea Yanez
Senior Recreation Leader
City of Burbank | Parks & Recreation Department 

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