GEAR UP Summer Institute Counselor

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: May 15, 2015

Organization: Laurens School District 55

City: Laurens, SC

Wages/Salary: $10/hr


Must be 18 or older. Must be accepted/enrolled in a 4 year college/university. Enthusiastic, energetic, creative, and responsible. Current TB test. Good swimmer (preferred). Must be committed to attending every day (on time)

Job Description:

Lead small groups of rising 8th graders through daily schedule with energy and enthusiasm. Assist in assuring the safety of students at all times. Participate in all activities with their groups, making the institute fun for the students, teaching skills, and providing encouragement and support. Be creative and hands on while assisting students in group projects. Serve as a role model to the students by demonstrating high standards of personal conduct. Set high expectations for the students, both academically and socially. Assist with planning activities. Report any incidents to the College Support Specialists. Give presentations on the college you attend. Assist with group tours on college field trips.

June 16, 17 (8:00 am ? 5:00 pm) for training and
June 22-25 (7:30 am ? 5:30 pm) GEAR UP Summer Institute at Laurens Middle School
Application Process:
Email Laurens County School District 55 at to be considered for this non-certified position