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We hire summer staff on a rolling basis, starting in October. Positions are typically filled by April for the upcoming summer. The application is online and you must include at least 3 references (one personal, two professional). If we are interested in your application, we will be in touch via email to set up an interview. Interviews will be in-person or via Skype, Zoom or Facetime. 

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Available Positions

Download full job descriptions by clicking the position title. 

Junior Counselor: You may only apply to be a Junior Counselor if you have graduated high school. The Junior Counselor program is extremely competitive as we only have limited spaces. Applying as early as the end of the previous camp season is recommended.

Camp Counselor: We look to hire Camp Counselors who have completed at least one year of post-high school experience and are a minimum of 18 years of age. College experience is preferred but if you can show you have skills you can apply to work at camp that you have developed through other experiences such as work or travel we are happy to hear from you. You must demonstrate a passion for working with children and a commitment to helping them grow and develop a positive sense of self and character. All our counselors work both as an activity instructor and as an in-tent role model to their own group of campers.

Village Director/Assistant Village Director: Each half of camp, boys and girls, is split into 4 age appropriate villages.  The counselors who work in the villages are supported by the Village Director and Assistant Village Director.  These supervisors effectively program and lead all of the residential life aspects of camp.

Activity Director: Every activity area has a supervisor assigned to manage and organize its day-to-day operation. Activity Directors support and coach counselors and campers at all times and are exemplary role models. They should be over 20 years old and have previous camp or management experience. 

Driver/Transportation Coordinator: Our Camp Driver is responsible for coordinating all staff and camper travel. This supervisory position involves good organizational skills, a clean driving record and you must be at least 21+.

Camp Nurse: We have residential (full summer or 2 week commitment) and per diem opportunities for Registered Nurses in our modern Health Lodge facility. Nurses must be registered in the state of Connecticut and provide valid certificates and licenses. We pay extremely competitive rates and offer a free camp session for any children. Please download the full job description below and contact the camp director for more information. 

Health Lodge Coordinator: The health lodge coordinator is a full summer position that works to ensure health care at camp is consistent throughout the summer.  Work alongside RN's to get real-world health care experience, while also being part of the fantastic Sloane community. This job is ideal for recent college nursing student graduates who are waiting for their RN license.  This role needs someone who is super organized, loves working with kids and young adults and can communicate with camper parents.

Office Staff:  Work with our Business Manager answering phones, administering camper and staff information and running our camp store. Our busy and dynamic office is the front line in providing A-class customer service to the parents of our campers. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and camp registration software is preferred as well as experience with answering phones and customer service skills.

Maintenance Staff: Our Maintenance staff keeps the heart of our camp beating by keeping everything in working order, building new things, managing the grounds and keeping all facilities clean. Our experienced year-round Facilities Director and Caretaker will work with you and help you grow as an individual and part of the Camp Sloane Maintenance team. Any labor skills and driving license preferred, commitment and passion for hard work required. 

Kitchen Staff: Keeping our campers and staff fed each day is no mean feat. Our dynamic kitchen staff work with our professional food service to provide high quality and nutritious foods at every meal. Experience in the food service industry preferred.