Summer Camp Jobs

If you experience any trouble applying for any position, please contact us.

Our applications are available online, though the Cornell Workday program.   In addition to the Camp Application, candidates with no previous employment experience at 4-H Camp Bristol Hills are required to submit THREE Reference Forms.  Former 4-H Camp Staff are required to submit ONE Reference Form.  Download Reference Forms here.

Camp Director:  Responsible for total operations of co-ed children's camp for up to 225 campers/week. Recruit, interview, hire, train and supervise staff of 70-75. Experience in administration and supervision in outdoor programming, education or recreation.

Assistant Camp Director:  Assist Director with the operation of a co-ed children’s camp. Assist with training and supervising staff. Experience in outdoor program, education and/or recreation. Provide transportation to hospital for non-emergency situations.

Program Director:  Responsible for afternoon recreational activities and evening programs. Ability to supervise young adults in an outdoor setting.

Day Camp Program Director (Day-Only, added incentive for overnight responsibilities)  Responsible for designing and leading Day Camp Program for 4-8 year olds. Ability to supervise children. Ability to supervise assigned staff.

Day Camp Assistant (Day-Only, added incentive for overnight responsibilities)  The Day Camp Assistant is responsible for working with our Day Camp Director to implement programs and activities for up to 24 Day campers aged 4-8 years.

Pool Director:  Lead waterfront program (pool), supervise and guide assigned staff and teach ARC swimming lessons. Maintain water safety procedures, practices and equipment. Ability to test water for proper chemical levels.

Counselor in Training Specialist:  Train and supervise older campers interested in developing leadership skills & working at a camp in the future.

Young Women’s Adventure Camp Specialist:  Plan & implement a program using traditional camp activities to stimulate discussion around issues facing girls entering 7th & 8th grades. Program offered two weeks. Opportunity to work as a Senior Counselor the remainder of the season.

Progression Specialist:  The Camp Progression Specialist will interact with camper families daily upon arrival and departure to and from camp, will lead and/or assist with facilitating camp activities, and supervise other staff during select program times. The Progression Specialist role is a Day-Only position, with an option to stay overnight.

Progression Assistant (Day-Only, added incentive for overnight responsibilities)  The Camp Progression Assistant will interact with camper families daily upon arrival and departure to and from camp, and will lead and/or assist with facilitating camp programs and activities. The Progression Assistant is a Day-Only position, with an option to stay overnight.

Program Specialist (Archery, Air Rifle, Adventure, Cooking, Crafts, Critter Care):  Teach concepts related to class. Modify lesson plans to meet campers needs and interest. Ability to lead and guide assigned counselors. Experience in and knowledge of assigned class concept. Responsibilities to includes serving as a Senior Counselor in the afternoons and evenings.

Camp Counselor:  Camp counselors provide leadership, guidance and supervision for a cabin group of campers ranging in age from 7-16 years, within the larger camp program.  Experience in working with children, ability to teach a specific program and ability to supervise children in an outdoor setting. Responsible for a cabin of campers and for leading a class.

Assistant Camp Counselor:  Assistant Counselors will Assist Camp Counselors or other staff members with program activities and other camp-wide activities as assigned.  Experience in working with children, ability to assist with classes under the supervision of a senior counselor or specialist. Assist in aspects of kitchen operations including food preparation and clean up. Assist with cabin supervision.

Camp Nurse:  RN. Supervise and enforce relevant NYS Department of Health standards. Work with Administrator, Director, Caretaker, and staff to provide safe physical health conditions for all.

Camp Clerk:  The Camp Clerk will work with the Camp Director and/or Camp Manager to oversee the operation of the Camp Store, including daily sales, merchandise restocking, inventory control, and coordinating pre-orders with the Office Manager.

Food Service Manager:  Assist with the selection of cooks and kitchen assistants. Develop weekly menus and meals that are nutritionally complete and reasonably accommodate special dietary needs or restrictions. Procures food and supplies and monitors expenses. Maintain inventory of all kitchen materials and equipment and submit orders for replacement when needed. Schedule and supervise kitchen assistants and cooks. Ensure that food preparation, service and storage comply with NYSDOH regulations.

Assistant Food Service Manager:  Under the guidance of the Food Service Manager, the Assistant Food Service Manager prepares meals in large quantities to serve 200 or more persons. Prepares meal choices for individuals with specific dietary restrictions or needs. Directs the work of kitchen assistants. Maintains a food preparation, service and storage environment that complies with NYS Department of Health regulations.

Food Service Assistant:  In addition to assisting with food preparation, service and storage, responsibilities for kitchen sanitation includie but are not limited to: cleaning and sanitizing surfaces, utensils and equipment; disposing of food and other waste products; storing food properly.

Last updated February 23, 2018