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Health Assistant - Day

Working closely with the site nurse and site director, health assistants (HAs) participate in the day-to-day operation of the site health office, keep track of students' medications and medical appointments, confer with parents, and act as a liaison with nearby medical professionals. HAs may also be asked to provide support to administrative and other staff. HAs are not responsible for providing medical care to students other than basic first aid. The HA position requires a great deal of flexibility since demands on time can vary from day to day. Duties and schedules may vary from site to site.

Terms of Employment:

  • Positions are available only at select day sites
  • Starting salary is $3,054 for a seven-week period
  • Employees pay their travel to and from program locations

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children or adolescents
  • Experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Strong organizational, computer, and clerical skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility
  • Strong academic background (cumulative college GPA of at least 3.2)
  • First-aid and CPR training (for California sites, Pediatric First-Aid and CPR)

Programs run from late June to early August. Please refer to the Site Locations & Dates page for the specific dates of employment.

Complete Job Responsibilities (PDF)

If you have questions about summer employment with CTY, write to us at or call 410-735-6185.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.