Resident Summer Staff -- Camp Stevens, Julian, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles)

Thank you for your interest in becoming a summer staff member at Camp Stevens! Camp Stevens is a 256-acre summer camp, outdoor education facility, and retreat center in the mountains of San Diego. We aim to inspire, challenge, and empower personal, social, and environmental transformation.

Summer Staff members are called to build intentional programming for campers rooted in the Camp Stevens mission statement and work with fellow staff to build an engaging and adventurous community at camp. Throughout the summer, each staff member will work with a pair of counselors to form a triad and lead an adventure group consisting of two cabins of campers. Adventure groups work together to build a strong and welcoming community while creatively designing intentional and personalized programming. Weeks in program will alternate with weeks working as support staff.

Staff members need to be physically fit and be able to hike several miles over rough terrain, carry loads of up to 50 pounds, provide safety for the rigorous ropes course programs, and have at least average eyesight and hearing. All summer staff members must be 18 years old to apply. The normal work week is 6 days per week (days off will be coordinated with supervisors).

To apply, follow this link and fill out this online application: https://goo.gl/forms/EMSmvvcVwZGYoqCz1, or contact programs@campstevens.org with any questions.


Male Head Counselor -- DaySpring, Parrish, FL (Diocese of Southwest Florida)

Job Description: Work with Female Head Counselor to mentor counselors and junior counselors to lead campers in fun, meaningful and formative experiences. Work with session chaplains and counselors to plan and implement chaplain's program and counselors' program each night. Provide orientation/training and daily check-in meetings with junior counselors. Ensure that counselors and junior counselors are engaging campers in safe and supervised activities at all times.

Job Qualifications: Must have completed at least two years of higher education and two summers as a counselor in a summer camp

Apply here. Questions can be sent to: grandall@episcopalswfl.org.


Summer Resident Staff -- Galilee, Glenbrook, NV (Diocese of Nevada)

If you have an appetite for adventure and want to make a difference in children’s lives, Galilee could be the place for you! Galilee is an Episcopal camp that offers a meaningful and adventurous program for youth ages 7 to 17. As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will take the lead in building a welcoming community where campers and counselors alike can grow and flourish. The camp is located right on the shore of Lake Tahoe, one of the most breathtaking sites of natural beauty in the world.

As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will:

  • Lead overnight backpacking trips, including cooking and camping as a group
  • Take groups rock climbing on a challenging natural crag
  • Explore Lake Tahoe on kayaking adventures
  • Work with other young adults in a shared leadership model
  • Mentor high school-aged counselors and help them develop as leaders
  • Sing, dance and lead improvisational theater
  • Reflect on and evaluate the program and your own experiences
  • Live in an inclusive Christian community and share in creative worship

As a resident staff person at Galilee, you will be an essential part of the summer program. You will have opportunities to contribute to the goals and themes of each session in addition to facilitating the day-to-day experiences of the groups. You will also attend a staff training, be a part of our counselor training program, and act as a role model for campers and counselors throughout the summer.

Resident Staff must be at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school. At least one year of college or work experience is strongly preferred. Lifeguard certification is required. Galilee provides free lifeguard training May 29 – June 2. If already a certified waterfront lifeguard, you may arrive on June 3 to begin staff training on June 4. The summer camp season runs through August 4.

Compensation: $300 per week for 10 weeks plus full room and the best (mostly local and organic!) food around.

To apply for a Resident Staff position: Download and complete the Application form, or Apply Online. The priority application deadline is March 15, 2018. For questions or more information please contact Stuart Campbell or by calling 750-250-8309.


Ranch Hands/Camp Counselors -- The Bishop's Ranch, Healdsburg, CA (Diocese of California)


If you love making a positive difference in children’s lives, working on a team, the outdoors, singing, having fun, then our summer camp staff may be the place for you. Camps at The Bishop’s Ranch include a week-long day camp, 3 age-specific BREAD camps for children and youth, ages 7-18 (Bible, Recreation, Exploration, Adventure & Discovery), and 2 intergenerational Camps. At our camps, we create a supportive community where campers learn about themselves and their peers through play, thoughtful discussions and creative projects. They have opportunities to develop leadership skills, explore their spiritual lives, and deepen their connection to nature.

"Ranch Hands" are camp counselors that serve for all seven weeks. There are also "Camp Counselor" positions that serve for 3-4 weeks.

Responsibilities for all staff positions: 

  • Providing an experience of welcoming Christian community that 
promotes social, emotional, spiritual and physical safety for all.
  • Supervising and supporting campers; provide overnight supervision for cabin or 6-8 campers.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • Supporting the work of camp chaplains.
  • Enthusiastically participate in all aspects of camp program including wake ups, meals, morning programs, cabin time, free time, workshops, evening activities, campfires, worship, overnights, music, and games.
  • Taking care of your own health and well-being, and being a good steward of your energy and personal resources.

Job Qualifications

  • All staff are required to attend a staff training session prior to the beginning of summer camps.
  • Ranch Hands and Camp Counselors are 18 years old and/or have completed one year of college or equivalent work experience.
  • We’re looking for counselors who had experience working with kids.
  • All summer camp staff are resident and seasonal employees.
  •  Employment dates vary by position: the full seven-week program, including staff training week, runs from June 17-August 5, 2018.
  • Salary varies with position, from $350 to $425 per week.
  • All positions are residential, and include room and board.

 For further details, requirements and job application please go to: http://www.bishopsranch.org/summer-camp-staffing/.


Send in your 2018 summer positions.

Job openings, with descriptions and contact information, for summer 2018 can be sent to ashleyATepiscopalcccDOTorg.