Working at Camp Ketcha is a fun and rewarding job!
We have a variety of positions open throughout the year. Please see below for any current job openings or visit our recent postings with jobsinme.com. Keep in mind that if we do not have any job openings, we will keep your resume on file for future employment opportunities.
We look for amazing candidates passionate about the work we do with youth families and the outdoors!
Please mail or email all applications to Sam Griswold or Thomas Anderson at Camp Ketcha. (email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Equestrian Center – Seasonal
Join our Equestrian Center staff! We are currently hiring for:
- Weekend Feed Shifts – morning and evening shifts
- Weekday PM Feed shift – 3:30pm to 5pm
- Horsemanship Program Staff – Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Ropes Course Facilitators – Spring, Summer and Fall
Join our adventure challenge team of facilitators. We work with a variety of clients and have a great low & high ropes course with a nice variety of elements. The Ropes Course faciltator is a part-time positions that works with local schools to provide a team building program focused on communication and trust building. Program days vary and are half day (4 hours or less) and others are full days (more than 4 hours). Contact Sgriswold@campketcha.org for more information.
2017 Summer Day Camp Staff Openings
Responsibilities listed are brief statements and are not all-inclusive. Job descriptions and personnel policies will be provided. All staff must have CPR/First Aid Certification by the first day of camp.
Summer camp positions are 35-40+ hours per week. Traditional counselors work Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. Early-care and after-care certain weeks may alter this schedule slightly.
Summer Camp Counselors & Staff –Seasonal
We are looking for Senior Counselors age 18+ and Junior counselors ages 17+ (16+ if they have completed the Camp Ketcha CIT/LIT program or similar type program).
TRACKER SENIOR COUNSELORS: Work directly with a group of 8-10 ten to thirteen year-old campers. The three categorys include Sports/Aquatic; Artisan; and General Track QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age, have prior experience working with children and posses a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
CHIPMUNK COUNSELORS: Campers age 8-9. QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age, have prior experience working with children and posses a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
WOODCHUCK COUNSELORS: Campers age 6-7 QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years of age, have prior experience working with children and posses a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
JUNIOR COUNSELORS- ALL AGE GROUPS QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 17 years of age, (16+ if they have completed the Camp Ketcha CIT/LIT program or similar type program) and posses a valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
SPECIALTY CAMP COUNSELORS Responsible for the supervision of up to 12 campers during specialty camps.Enthusiasm is a must. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have prior experience working with children and posses a valid CPR/First Aid Certification. Senior Counselor must be at least 21 years old, junior counselor must be at least 18 years old.
2017 Specialty/Program Positions
Outdoor Living Skills Program Counselor: Responsible for planning activities relevant to “Outdoor Living Skills” during the day for campers ranging from age 4-14. Must be 18 years old, experience working with/and or teaching children, and a passion for the outdoors.
Environmental Education Program Counselor:Plan and implement activities for campers ages 3-14 focused on the wide range topic of Environmental Education. Focus is on improving campers environmental awareness.Must be 18 years old, experience working with/and or teaching children, and a passion for the outdoors.
ROPES PROGRAM AREA LEADERS (1 senior, 1 junior) Responsible for activity planning and delivery for our ropes program area including team building, high and low ropes initiatives. QUALIFICATIONS: Junior Ropes Instructor- must be 18 years of age or older, have prior experience working with children. Senior Ropes Instructor- must be 21 years of age or older, have prior experience working on a high and low ropes course, certification preferred. Both positions require current CPR/First Aid Certification.
Lifeguards(2): Age 16+ will be considered. Must hold valid Lifeguard certification.
HORSEMANSHIP RIDING INSTRUCTORS (3) Responsible for guiding both groups and individuals in the correct methods of grooming, tacking and beginning English riding techniques. Qualifications: Must be experienced in horse care and riding, with an ability to communicate easily with children. Ages 16 + will be considered.
SUMMER BARN MANAGER: This position answers directly to the Equestrian Program Director and is responsible for organizing feed shifts and overseeing the smooth running of the barn and care of the farm animals. Some interaction with campers will be expected, so the ideal candidate will enjoy explaining animal care to children. Position will run from June to September. Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old, have hands-on experience caring for different species of farm animals, possess strong time management skills and be an independent worker with great communication skills.