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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Junior Counselor: You may only apply to be a Junior Counselor if you have completed the CIT program as a camper at Camp Sloane. The Junior Counselor program is extremely competitive as we only have limited spaces for each. 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/Activity Director: Every living area and activity area has a supervisor assigned to manage and organize its day-to-day operation. Village and Activity Directors support and coach counselors and campers at all times and are exemplary role models. They should be over 21 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 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 for any dependents. Please download the full job description below and contact the camp director for more information.
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.