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Counselor in Training (CIT) Program

The Counselor in Training role is a volunteer position for current rising 7th and 8th grade Ancona students and rising 9th grade Ancona alums.

CITs may choose between two shifts: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm shift or 10 am - 5:30 pm. They assist with running morning meetings, planning and running activities, and helping Caterpillar Camp with snack, lunch, and recess. 

Counselor in Training Responsibilities

  • Lead morning/afternoon meeting. This includes making daily announcements and planning and facilitating a daily group game
  • Serve as a runner (walking campers to and from their lockers/classrooms) during drop-off and pick-up times
  • Help supervise snack, lunch, and free play times
  • Assist teachers and counselors with supervising daily activities (including rest time, work time, activity blocks, trips, etc)
  • Take photos of daily activities and help to produce weekly parent newsletters
  • Plan and facilitate—with help from adult staff members—any special activities that interest them (art, sports, dance, theater, etc)
  • Assist teachers and counselors with other duties, as needed
Please contact Taylor Marsh at to inquire about CIT positions!
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      Independent Schools Association of the Central States

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      Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools

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      National Association of Independent Schools

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      American Montessori Society

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