With a wide variety of activities, we offer positions that fit many talents and skills.
Steps to Apply
- Please read the "Hiring Overview" to understand the application process, key dates, and the expectations of the job.
- Upon reading the job descriptions for the various positions, complete an online application. You should allocate 20-30 minutes to complete the application. You will need to give us any dates that you have worked at a camp.
- NEW APPLICANTS- Two references must be submitted non-family members who can attest to your qualifications as an adult to work with children and with other camp staff. Please ask them to return the completed reference form directly to our office within two weeks of you submitting your application.
Instructors lead the activities for campers. Through a prepared curriculum, instructors teach, enrich, and guide campers in their activity. Strong classroom management is critical to the success in working with campers. Understanding the developmental needs of different ages groups is helpful as well. Instructors are asked to prepare a curriculum and provide a complete supply list in advance for six weeks of camp so that each camper can be fully engaged each time.
The overall responsibility is to have equipment and routines of camp ready before the camp day begins. It is the equivalent of a seven- week position; training, open house, as well as setting up the week prior to the start of camp. Must have a high school diploma.
The primary objective of the Counselor position is to create an environment, which affirms and encourages each camper. The Counselor will, by their very presence in a group, set the tone and direction for the experience each camper will have. Counselors must have graduated from high school.
The primary objective of the Junior Counselor position is to assist in creating an environment, which affirms and encourages each camper. The Counselor and Jr. Counselor will, by their very presence in a group, set the tone and direction for the camper’s experience. Junior Counselors must be at least 16 years of age.
There are three sessions of Camp Greenway, each is two weeks long. Priority is given to staff who will commit for the entire six weeks of camp.
||June 26 - July 7
||July 10 - July 21
||July 24 - Aug 4
After reviewing your application, you may be invited for an interview. You will be emailed with an invitation to participate in one of the group interviews. If you are unable to attend, we will arrange a personal interview.
Helpful Tips for Applicants
- Be sure to get your references. A pastor, teacher, coach, or person you babysit for…these are all great choices for references. Ideally, you will provide us with at least one reference who has seen you interact with children. References are due two weeks after we receive your application. If we don’t have them by then we will notify you via email. References are OFTEN the thing that tips the balance on hiring decisions. Do yourself a favor and follow up with us to see if yours are in. It shows initiative, maturity and responsibility, all qualities we look for in staff members.
- READ YOUR EMAIL and respond in a timely fashion! Most communication regarding interviews, job offers etc. will be done by email, so please provide us with an email address that you check on a regular (at least 3-4 times a week) basis. It is our expectation that you, not your parent, will be the point of contact during this process.
- Be on time (or even a few minutes early) to your interview! Be prepared to talk about why you are interested in working at Camp Greenway.