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Counselor-In-Training Program

Gain service hours, and experience working with children. 

Counselor-In-Training Program

The Counselor-In-Training (CIT) Program is a ten-week volunteer experience for high school students entering grades 10-12.


Get Involved!

The Counselor-In-Training Program is a valuable opportunity for students to gain work experience, enhance their resume, accumulate service learning hours, and learn new skills while having fun.


Dare to Lead

Components of the CIT program include:

  • Daily interaction with participants and staff at After School Daze sites. 

  • Hands-on experience working with children, and interactive training sessions.

  • Leading arts, crafts, science experiments, sports, games, special events, and more!

Training sessions explore activity planning, work ethic, resume writing, interview skills, teamwork, and career opportunities. 

CIT graduation
CIT graduation

CIT Requirements

Students are required to submit a completed 2023 Winter application. Applicants are required to interview, attend a mandatory orientation, and (two) training sessions.



Students will be placed at a Burbank Elementary School with an After School Daze site.

Locations include:

  • Edison Elementary
  • Bret Harte Elementary
  • Miller Elementary
  • Emerson Elementary
  • Providencia Elementary 
  • Stevenson Elementary
  • Roosevelt Elementary
  • McKinley Elementary
  • Roosevelt or Providencia Kinder Club

Enhance your leadership skills with both classroom sessions and hands-on field experiences.

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