September 16, 2020
The following are current year-round job openings in the U.S.
(or seasonal openings longer than just May - August)
Place a job opening on Year-Round Jobs at Camp.
* ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - ARKANSAS
The Lake Nixon Outdoor Center in Little Rock, Arkansas is hiring an Assistant Director/Day Camp Director. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its role in a landmark Civil Rights decision, the Lake Nixon Outdoor Center is a 220-acre property located minutes from the heart of Arkansas’ capital city. A ministry of Second Baptist Church (downtown Little Rock) since 1969, Lake Nixon exists to provide inclusive opportunities for recreation, education, and sanctuary. The Assistant Director will lead our award-winning Summer Day Camp (approx. 250 campers/week for nine weeks and 40 seasonal staff). You will also work with the Executive Director to support all of LNOC’s programs (including our Outdoor Preschool), and work to expand the scope of how we fulfill our mission year-round. We are excited about the untapped potential of this place and will be looking for an assistant director who shares that excitement. This is a full-time position with benefits. The salary range for the position begins at $38K and will depend upon experience. For more about the position and the official application link, visit our website. Contact email@example.com with questions.
* SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR - COLORADO
Camp Chief Ouray is part of YMCA of the Rockies and is located in Granby, Colorado. The Summer Camp Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a residential, co-ed camp including hiring/training/coaching staff, camper recruitment efforts, budgeting, and assisting YMCA of the Rockies operations. In addition to overseeing 190-210 campers per week and the seasonal staff associated with them, this position will assist in leading Camp Chief Ouray's post camps and winter programs; Women’s Adventure, Active Older Adults, Family Camp, Volunteer Weekend, and more. The Summer Camp Director plays a key role in moving forward the YMCA of the Rockies Diversity Initiative in camp programs by working on new partnerships to help diversify the camper and staff populations. The annual salary range is $37,000 - $42,000 with benefits and housing. Must be at least 24 years old and have experience in managing horses, from contracting with vendors (horse and hay) to scheduling the Farrier and vet visits. Bi-lingual, Spanish is a plus. Deadline for applications is October 30, 2020. View full job description and to apply. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
DIRECTOR OF AUXILIARY PROGRAMS - MASSACHUSETTS
Located on a beautiful 30-acre campus in the Boston area, the Meadowbrook School of Weston is a co-educational independent day school for students in grades junior kindergarten through eight. The school’s mission is to know, love, and challenge every child. Meadowbrook currently seeks a new Director of Auxiliary Programs with the primary goal of growing and enhancing their auxiliary programming on campus. The school currently offers a variety of programs including Meadowbrook Day Camp, Mazemeakers, a Teen Leadership Programs, and After School and Enrichment programs throughout the year. Reporting to the Director of Enrollment Management, the Director of Auxiliary Programs is responsible for strategic planning, operations, market development, program design, promotion, budgeting, monitoring, and evaluation of all Meadowbrook Auxiliary Programs including summer camps, after school and enrichment programs, transportation, and the rental of Meadowbrook facilities. Competitive salary and generous benefits package commensurate with experience. More information and apply. (ACA Accredited)
RETREAT CENTER DIRECTOR - MASSACHUSETTS
UCCR builds relationships with property owners and guests to deliver exceptional services and business resources that empower camps, conference, and retreat centers to flourish. We have been successfully managing non-profit camps, conference, and retreat centers for 50 years. Much of this success is due to the on-site leaders (Site Directors) we hire and develop to work in partnership with the sites’ ownership group. We are now interviewing candidates for Site Director at Craigville Retreat Center located in the Centerville / Barnstable area of Cape Cod. The qualifications for Site Director include experience in: camp / conference / retreat center operations; guest services; food service; housekeeping; budgeting; facilities management (building and grounds maintenance); staff hiring and development; on-site HR administration; and community outreach. We offer: on-site housing, competitive salary, generous health benefits and a retirement plan with discretionary match. If you want to “create partnerships to provide life-changing experiences” for the guests at Craigville Retreat Center, please send your resume and a convincing cover letter to: Evan Havstad via email@example.com. Website. We are a proud EEO employer.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER - MIDWEST
Camp Quality USA is a national pediatric oncology camping and support organization, with 17 locations in 13 states. Summary: The Chief Executive Officer provides primary leadership for the organization in accordance with its mission. Under the oversight of the Board of Directors (the Board), she/he provides vision and direction for the organization, and also manages operations. Qualifications/Experience: People management (volunteer and paid staff, experience managing managers, knowledge of personnel regulations and practices). Insurance/risk assessment knowledge. Strong computer/technical capability. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proven fundraising results. Experience with organizational growth/transition. Board development/recruitment/development experience. Strategic planning. Pediatric oncology/summer camp program background preferred. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume if interested.
* DAY CAMP ASSISTANT AND ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR - NEW JERSEY
Great full-time, year-round opportunity to help start a new day camp from the ground up in Central New Jersey. This will be the hardest job you'll ever love. Ideally, you've gone to and worked at a camp. You're familiar with camp registration software. You're Passionate, Confident, Creative, and Driven with a Zany Playfulness and Boundless Support. You're comfortable speaking with campers, parents, staff and vendors. Central to this position’s success is the desire and willingness to handle a variety of responsibilities, tackle a wide array of challenges, and participate in all aspects of camp’s planning, operations and implementation. You can educate and assist without anyone knowing they're being taught. You can organize & engage campers in age appropriate activities while showing others how to. Be the positive role model campers, staff and families come to respect and rely on. Inspire others to exceed expectations. Educate staff and campers while creating the spark in them that has driven you to a career in camping. Assist with recruiting, hiring and training staff, marketing camp, and never look at any of this as work. Please forward cover letter and resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
* OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR - NORTH CAROLINA
Camp Pinnacle is hiring a full-time, year-round, Office Administrator to begin January 1, 2021. Along with coordinating and communicating with families, the Office Administrator will contribute to daily scheduling and programming during the summer season. We are looking for a creative planner with an impressive work ethic who is superbly organized and maintains a strong focus on customer satisfaction. This person should be excited about communicating the benefits of camp to parents, working as part of a dynamic team, and be committed to enhancing lives through an incredible camp experience. The preferred candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be experienced at summer camp programming, be able to embrace the goofy and creative aspects of Camp, and should possess strong organizational and computer skills. At a minimum, a college degree is required. The preferred candidate will possess knowledge of current social media techniques, and have at least three years’ experience at a residential summer camp. Experience working with CampMinder, InDesign, and/or Canva would be a plus. Please email your resume with a cover letter to Employment@camppinnacle.com by October 6. (ACA Accredited)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - OHIO
The Assistant Director is part of the year-round professional camp management team that creates a vision for, designs, and implements the Camp Wise experience for campers, camper families, staff members, alumni, and rental groups. The Assistant Director assists in the overall management of camper recruitment, engagement, and retention including year-round programming, staff recruitment, training, engagement, and supervision, the development of the summer program and budget, and alumni outreach and development. The position requires full time residence at Camp Wise during the summer months and for specific programming during the offseason. As the third oldest Jewish Overnight camp in the country, Camp Wise is a leader of the field of Jewish camping, and has secured a special place in the hearts of hundreds of thousands of children and teens. Located 30 miles from Cleveland, Camp Wise is proud to be the Jewish overnight camp of the Mandel Jewish Community Center. We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team! For more information about Camp Wise visit our website. Interested candidates please contact Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216)-593-6228. Apply online (ACA Accredited)
* GIRLS CAMP DIRECTOR - TEXAS
Camp Champions is seeking a full time Girls Camp Director to start in early 2021. We are a family-owned coed overnight summer camp featuring 1-3 week camp sessions. The Girls Camp Director will work closely with the senior leadership team on all aspects of operating the camp. During the summer, responsibilities include managing our division leaders, running counselor orientation, communicating with parents, working with the executive directors, and leading the girls side of camp. In the non-summer, you will recruit campers and hire counselors, focus on camper retention, plan activities, prepare counselor orientation, and help to manage our off-season team. Applicant should be a college graduate who has experience with premium resident camps. Office hours will be on site at the camp facility (about an hour outside of Austin) during the first year. Compensation competitive based on experience. Please send an email to Erec Hillis at email@example.com (subject line “Girls Director Application”) with your resume and cover letter. See our website. (ACA Accredited)
PROGRAM MANAGER - TEXAS
Excited by facing the unknown and charting a path? Ready to make an impact and create brand new traditions? Imagine joining a leadership team at the beginning of the journey. Morgan’s Wonderland Camp is currently under construction and looking for a Program Manager. Set to open in 2021, Morgan’s Wonderland Camp will be a facility unlike any other. We are looking for someone who loves mentoring others to find the best version of themselves because they’ll be leading a team of full-time and seasonal programming staff. The right fit will be a teammate who is inspired to help craft a roadmap to innovation and inclusion in our programming, as they’ll be a part of a team looking to expand the reach of our mission. And a person who is invigorated by being a catalyst for creating an excellent customer service and problem-solving framework for the department because the campers and guest deserve the opportunity to have a life-changing experience. For more information about camp, visit our website. Want to see the job description and submit your resume and cover letter, go to our career page. Questions about the position, email Jessicah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - TRI-STATE
Wanted for premier Tri-State area Day Camp, Full-Time year-round job with, a competitive salary, full benefits package including health insurance, 401k, and pension benefits. Make no mistake this job is HARD, ideal applicants should have; great work ethic, camp experience, resourcefulness, thirst for knowledge, great organizational and people skills, good to great attention to detail, and be seeking a full-time career in camping. This job is not only a job opportunity, it’s an opportunity to learn about one of the most fun and rewarding industries and lifestyles out there today. A job where you can both truly make a difference and also see the results of your hard work in real-time. If you are interested in learning how to master or manage, logistics, programming, transportation, physical plant, financial projections and budgeting, marketing and next level customer service, send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com Strict confidentiality will apply. (ACA Accredited)
* DIRECTOR OF SUMMER RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS - VIRGINIA
Camp Dogwood Summer Academy, an ACA-accredited residential camp in Madison, VA, located about two hours from Washington, DC, seeks a Director of Summer Residential Programs to lead a residential camp with an educational enrichment focus. The position requires an experienced, dynamic, warm, exuberant leader who is a critical-thinker, detail-oriented, can foster excellence while being passionate about our vision. The is a full-time, year-round position with the option to be based remotely during the off-season from October-March and residing in Madison, VA from April – September. The candidate will oversee all business & operations management functions, including financial & staff management, parent engagement, and works collaboratively with internal & external groups to ensure the enhancement of camp operations. Applicants must be at least 25 yrs. old, with previous experience in management and delivery of residential camp & outdoor education programs. Benefits include a competitive salary, health, dental & vision benefits, retirement with employer match, etc. Women & people of color are encouraged to apply. Interested individuals should send a cover letter & resume to Rachelle Barrs at firstname.lastname@example.org. (ACA Accredited)
* PROGRAM DIRECTOR - WISCONSIN
Camp Manito-wish YMCA is seeking its next Program Director to oversee our Wilderness and Leadership programming. Camp Manito-wish YMCA is a 102-year-old Overnight Camp focusing on wilderness tripping and leadership development. Serving over 4,000 participants annually this position collaborates with the Program Team, Camp Director and Operations Director to support our Summer Camp, Outpost and Leadership Programs. Interested candidates should have experience in both supporting and leading wilderness trips, developing and facilitating leadership programs, and have a camp background. Qualified candidates should have a deep understanding of the power of overnight camping as a key element of youth development, wilderness tripping experience, and familiarity with American Camping Association accreditation standards. Successful performance in this role gives you the satisfaction of having a team that works hard to support each other, while creating programs that develop confident, responsible and enlightened leaders who will improve the world in which they live. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Tracy Watson at email@example.com by October 13th, 2020. For more information please visit our website. (ACA Accredited)
* MAINTENANCE ASSOCIATE - SOUTH CAROLINA
Under the Direct Supervision of the Property Manager, the Maintenance Associate is responsible for performing duties related to housekeeping, facility maintenance, building repairs, landscaping, and vehicle maintenance for Camp Greenville. Provides excellent service and maintains positive relations with members, guests, program participants, and co-workers in the Y. Performs Chapel Duties on a regular basis to ensure quality event operations. If this is you, apply online. (ACA Accredited)
FULL-TIME HOUSEPARENTS - PENNSYLVANIA
In light of the impact of COVID-19, we’d like to share information regarding a unique employment opportunity—titled “houseparents”—for married couples who may be seeking employment. Milton Hershey School is hiring married couples to work as a team raising 8 to 12 students from lower-income families. Houseparents receive a salary and benefits. Housing and utilities are provided by nature of the job. We offer relocation assistance for a couple’s move to Hershey, PA and paid training. MHS is seeking couples who are skilled in working with children and youth, particularly youth from lower income. Lots of great information about the opportunity can be found on our website. Or, contact Sal Hanna at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.520.2317.