Senior Counselors

LEAP Senior Counselors (with their Junior Counselors) lead groups of children and teenagers as teachers, mentors, and positive role models to help our youth develop both academically and socially. LEAP counselors are at the center of the LEAP experience for our young people and they must demonstrate the highest level of commitment.

LEAP Senior Counselors must be college or graduate students in good academic standing at a 2- or 4-year college or university. We also accept applicants who are currently attending a trade school or who are in military training and have an open schedule to work during our program hours.

A detailed job description, application link, deadlines, and program dates are provided below.

Contact Abdul-Razak Zachariah if you have any questions regarding the application process.

Senior Counselor Application Periods

Summer 2020

Priority Application Period: February 2, 2020 through February 29, 2020

General Application Period: March 1, 2020 through March 28, 2020

Late Application Period: March 29, 2020 through April 25, 2020


If all Summer 2020 positions are filled from the Priority applicant pool, then applicants from the General and Late application periods will be added to our waitlist.

Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible!


31 Jefferson Street

New Haven CT 06511

(203) 773-0770