Summer Camp Director -- Chanco on the James, Spring Grove, VA (Diocese of Southern Virginia)

Chanco on the James, voted best summer camp in Virginia by Virginia Living Magazine, is taking applications for the position of Summer Camp Director for the 2015 season. The Summer Camp Director leads a staff of 45 individuals whose primary responsibilities are to supervise campers and introduce children to the love of Jesus Christ through various camp activities. S/he oversees the operation of the summer camp program at Chanco on the James.

On-site housing is provided to assist in fulfillment of job duties. Living at camp is required during the season. This seasonal position offers a salary range of $11,000 - $12,000. The term of employment is February 1 – August 15, 2015.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent experience


  • Working knowledge and/or experience as Assistant Director, Program Director, or senior leadership role at a summer camp.
  • Familiarity with ACA standards and accreditation process

Interested participants should submit a resume and cover letter to Gareth Kalfas at Questions? Call Gareth at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626).


Summer Camp Counselors -- Peterkin, Romney, WV (Diocese of West Virginia)

Camp Counselors are responsible for:

  • Supervision of campers in Lodges and all other Camp Facilities
  • Morning (small group) programming and discussions
  • Role models for CITs and campers
  • Assisting with evening programs

Camp Counselors are required to attend:

  • All staff meetings
  • Meetings with Summer Program Director
  • All of staff training 

For a complete description and instructions on how to apply, please visit Peterkin's website


Summer Program Director -- Peterkin, Romney, WV (Diocese of West Virginia)

The Summer Program Director will:


  • Have overall responsibility for Summer Camp programs 
  • Work with camp leaders 
  • Directly supervise camp counselors 
  • Oversee counselors in training (as needed) with the head counselor 
  • Develop the summer program theme 
  • Support detailed development of individual camp programs including teaching, activities and schedules. 
  • Maintain weekly schedule and oversee cabin room selections, small group assignments and staff schedules. 
  • Train and orient all Summer Camp Staff in cooperation with the Canon for Congregational Development and the Archdeacon.


For the complete description and instructions on how to apply, please visit Peterkin's website


Chaplain/Community Leader -- City Camp, Philadelphia, PA (Diocese of Pennsylvania)

Position: Chaplain/Community Leader
Salary: Based on experience; room and board provided
Dates of employment: Monday, June 8th-Saturday, August 8th, 2015
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Summary of position: The Chaplain/Community Leader will further the ministry of City Camp through the development and implementation of spiritual formation and community life programs.  This person will serve as a community leader for the residential staff community.  This person will also assist camp leadership in providing support and guidance to residential team members.  The Chaplain/Community Leader must be able to live in residence in Philadelphia for the duration of the camping season.

Applications will be accepted until November 15, 2015.  A complete job description and application instructions can be found by visiting our website at

Any questions can be directed to Victoria Hoppes, Associate for Youth & Camping Ministries, at (215) 776-5686 or by email at


Summer 2015 Positions -- Camp DeWolfe, Wading River, NY (Diocese of Long Island)

Camp DeWolfe, in the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, has the following positions available for summer 2015. Read the job descriptions and learn how to apply by clicking on the link:

  • Christian Formation Leader (Requires 2 years experience working with youth)
  • Counselor/Activity Leader (Must be at least 19 years old and have completed one year of college)
  • Counselor/Lifeguard (Must be at least 19 years old and have completed one year of college)
  • Nurse (MD, RN, or LPN certification, and current ARC CPR and First Aid certification required)
  • Unit Leader (Must be at least 21 years old and have completed three years of college)
  • Waterfront Director (Must be at least 21 years old and have completed two years of college)