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Are you looking for a fun job this summer exercising your creative muscles and spending time outside? Then Camp Pa-qua-tuck, a special needs day camp, is looking for you!

 

How has the last year been for you? Boring? In front of a screen? Like life is on an endless, dull repeat? If that sounds familiar, then a summer at camp is just what you need!

 

According to a report from the American Camping Association (ACA) in 2016, over 1.5 million people work at summer camp every year. That means that camps are clearly doing something right to attract so many people. That figure is even more impressive when you realize that many of those staff come back for more than one summer to do it all over again.

Why Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck?

It truly takes a community to change the world.  We’re proud to be a place where camp is for every one.  We provide an experience that feeds your soul, opens your mind and enhances everyone’s self-confidence.

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You’ll Make a Difference.

We’re a non-profit that makes a difference in hundreds of people’s lives.  We value creativity and are passionate about what we do.  The community, campers, staff, patrons, families and numerous others have made an impact on the lives of those we come in touch with.

You’ll be Valued.

First and foremost, we believe in inclusivity.  Our most valuable assets are our people and we encourage the open expression of ideas and of course, having fun!  Our community is diverse and depends on each other to thrive.  We know this and acknowledge it daily.

Whether you work in the office, outside or everywhere in between we all care for Camp Pa-qua-tuck and the community.  Working in a place where we love what we do and do what we love requires everyone to be valued for everything they do.

You’ll Work at an Amazing Place.

Our culture is one of safety, responsibility and respect.  We grow amazing campers and staff.  We believe in modeling the way the world should be in a safe learning environment.

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Work Smart, Play Hard.

We believe that work should be something you love doing and we value the well-being of everyone in our community.  We are open to ideas and promote a tradition of change where we strive to be better every day.

We Have a Multitude of Positions!

During the summer we hire seasonal maintenance, housekeeping, camp counselors, nurses, activity leaders, camp aides and kitchen staff.

No matter what position you take, you will be trained prior to working with the program.

You can see the latest list of available positions at the bottom of this page.

We Encourage Taking Risks!

Want to join our growing team?  Click here for our employment application.  Please send your employment application to

We’re looking for people who (are):

  • Willing to have fun and be creative
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • Have some experience with children
  • Able to work in a tight knit camp community with adults and children with disabilities
  • Doesn’t mind getting dirty to make that camper smile
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Willing to expect the unexpected!

 

In return you will:

  • Meet new people from all over and develop relationships while you tackle adventures together.
  • Get into your groove and soar! Michelle Obama said that we should “…try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar!” and we couldn’t agree more.
  • Make an impact on our camper’s lives. You’re the reason why they come back to camp every year!
  • Let your silly side out and GET PAID! It’s like the saying goes “Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.”  If that’s not camp, we don’t know what is.
  • Learn new skills. The American Camp Association states that “camp jobs offer invaluable skill building, leadership, training, and enrichment opportunities that can’t be found anywhere else.  Regardless of your college major or career track, camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills that will enhance your job marketability.”  The skills you will gain from this experience that you can use in aspects of your life are too numerous to list!

Camp Positions:

Fall, Winter and Spring

Respite camp counselors

Respite camp nurses

Summer

Camp counselors

Camp aides

Nurses

Lifeguards

Kitchen staff

Maintenance

 
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