Many jobs are easier. Few give back so much.
As a member of the Camps of Courage & Friendship staff, you’ll have fun, learn about yourself and others, make new friendships, encounter new and challenging experiences and-most of all-you will make a positive impact on children and adults with disabilities. We are is committed to finding staff who are friendly, enthusiastic and who genuinely care about each and every participant getting the most out of their experience.
Go where you’re needed. Come away changed.
Our staff and volunteers are the single most important factor in each camper’s experience! We deeply appreciate your generous personal investment, and we know you have many choices when deciding how and where to spend your time.
Check out the top 10 reasons to join our team.
Camp is indeed where new friends and new experiences enrich lives - none more than the people who work and volunteer directly with our participants. Read some of the comments we hear so often.
Applying from outside the United States
If you are a citizen of any country other than the United States who would like to apply, go to www.campleaders.com.
.About camp jobs
We provide a weekly salary (or weekend salary for respite care), room and board, and the appropriate training to work successfully with our special needs participants.
Weekly sessions are offered year around from Sunday through Friday, June—August and late December—January.
Respite care takes place at Camp Friendship and Eden Wood Center 3-4 weekends a month, year around, from Friday until Sunday.
Some hourly positions may be available.
All program staff must be willing and able to meet the direct-care and recreational needs of participants, be able to lift at least 40 lbs., be physically and emotionally strong and work well with others.
Certain programs require program staff to lead or facilitate activities such as swimming, art activities, music and dance, cooking, archery or ropes challenge activities.
Most camp staff members are required to live on site.
Camps of Courage & Friendship is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with the US Department of Agriculture policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.