Kizuna offers paid positions for adult counselors from $150 to $400. Join us and make a difference in the lives of the next generation!

Jr. Counselor

Kizuna's Jr. Counselor Program for high school students offers an introductory training experience in working with a variety of ages.


Kizuna offers a wide array of counselor opportunities working with a variety of ages and in many different geographic locations. You can make a difference in the life of the next generation. Sign up today.

Counselor Information


Counselors must be graduated from high school in order to serve as a counselor for Kizuna's programs.


Mentor and shape the next generation of youth. Our counselor program places young adults and high school students in paid counselor positions with Kizuna’s summer programs. Counselors work directly to shape the lives of kids and teens. Community service has never been more fun and worthwhile than this.

Jr. Counselor


Jr. Counselors must meet both requirements: 1) between the age of 13-17 and 2) in 9th grade or above.


High school students looking to make a difference, become a Jr. Counselor with one of Kizuna's summer programs. Jr. Counselors function as counselors-in-training allowing you to interact with our students while learning from our more seasons counselors.

Make a Difference

If you've ever been to a summer camp as a kid, you know the impact that counselors can make on a camp experience. Counselors truly make a difference in the lives of the next generation. One week of work as a counselor can change a student forever. 

Program Schedule

Kizuna has opportunities across the Greater Los Angeles Area. Our programs also vary in age, so wherever you live and however you would like to be involved, we have an opportunity for you! Check out the table below to find an opportunity that works for you.

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*Tanoshii Fun Camp is a 1.5-week commitment. Starting with trainings from July 5 - July 7, followed by camp from July 10 - July 14

Serve Your Community

It's time to give back to your community. Counselors feel a sense of satisfaction from their experience as a counselor because they’ve made a difference. 

Program Descriptions

Counselors provide supervision, mentorship and education for students enrolled in Kizuna's youth programs. Click the logos or links for more information about each individual program.

Summer Camp

Camp Counselors gain hands-on opportunities teaching lessons and facilitating discussions with elementary and middle school students. In addition to their roles as teachers, counselors also lead games and icebreakers and monitor a small group of students over the duration of the week.

Tanoshii Fun Camp

Kizuna recruits counselors for the Tanoshii Fun Camp run by the South Bay JACL and the Gardena Valley JCI. Tanoshii counselors provide supervision, mentorship to campers and assist in the day-to-day implementation of this summer camp program.

A lot of Fun

Ask any of our people, being a counselors in Kizuna's programs is GREAT FUN. We have a great group of kids and fellow counselors, so you won't be bored.