Summer Camp Employment

2020 Summer Camp Employment

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the 2020 summer camp staff.

We strive to hire a diverse group of individuals who are committed to providing a safe, positive and nurturing environment for the campers we serve and the residential staff who live and work at St. Dorothy’s for the duration of the summer.

Read the following information before applying:

  1. Review the job description of the job you are applying to below prior to completing the online application.
  2. Review the application questions. You are encouraged to SAVE your answers in a separate WORD document and the transtfer information into the online form once completed. You will not be able to SAVE your staff application form.
  3. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  4. The camp season runs from June 20, 2020 to August 9, 2020. Staff are encouraged to work the entire season however exceptions are made. If you are NOT available for a session, you must note it on your application.
  5. The application deadline for priority consideration is February 29th, 2020. We will accept applications until all positions are filled.
  6. Interviews will be scheduled for mid-March 2020.

Job Description: Cabin Counselor

The cabin counselors are 18+ years old and high school graduates. Each cabin has at least one counselor with them full time. Besides being responsible for the cabin, the counselor acts as a mentor to the j-crew assigned to the cabin. Counselors are expected to abide by all camp policies and the employment agreement. Most importantly, counselors are responsible for the safety and well-being of campers at all times.

Daily Responsibilities:

– Lead 3 activities per day

– Be present in cabin during quiet time and cabin time

– Eat with campers at all meals

– Help campers get up in the morning and put them to bed at night

– Supervise cabin clean-up

– Participate in morning and evening gatherings and campfire

Occasional Responsibilities:

– Supervise playground

– Plan and lead campfire

– Monitor canteen

– Supervise meal lines and table setting

– Plan and lead evening activities

– Night-time cabin watch

-Attend staff meetings

-Camp Flow – keep camp on schedule!

Specialty Counselor Positions:

For further information regarding these positions, please contact Director of Programming, Sara Gunter, at sarag@stdorothysrest.org, and she will send job descriptions.

Job Description: J-Crew

J-crew spends half their time in the kitchen and half their time in cabin. In cabin, J-crew members share in all the same responsibilities as cabin counselors. In the kitchen, J-crew members are responsible for helping to prepare and clean up meals and are under the supervision of the kitchen shift manager. All kitchen workers are expected to stay in the kitchen until all cleanup jobs are completed. In addition to the responsibilities listed below, J-crew are expected to abide by camp policies and the employment agreement.

Program responsibilities (daily):

– Lead 3 activities per day

– Be present in cabin during quiet time and cabin time

– Eat with campers at all meals

– Help campers get up in the morning and put them to bed at night

– Supervise cabin clean-up

– Participate in morning and evening gatherngs and campfire

Program responsibilities (occasionally):

– Supervise playground

– Plan and lead campfire

– Monitor canteen

– Supervise meal lines and table setting

– Plan and lead evening activities

– Night-time cabin watch

-Attend staff meetings

-Camp Flow – keep camp on schedule!

Kitchen responsibilities:

– Meal prep

– Dishes

– Clean pots and pans

– Put away leftovers

– Clean dining room