Join Our Summer Staff
Are you ready to spend the summer working with kids, playing sports, experiencing splash’tastic adventures and being a positive role model, all in a natural and beautiful environment that God has given us? Are ready to spend several weeks surrounded by the beauty of Camp Lackawanna and the Endless Mountains? Do you have the will to be challenged in ways you never have before? Then look no further and get ready to spend a summer of a lifetime at Camp Lackawanna. We have openings for the upcoming summer season for Camp Counselors, a Kitchen Aide, and a Program Coordinator.
If you are interested in working on our summer staff or volunteering please fill out the Employment Application or contact the camp at 215-896-0080 for more information.
The summer camp counselor will be responsible for all the campers that attend Camp Lackawanna. The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Living in the cabin with campers and ensuring a healthy and safe environment and making sure campers feel included and have fun.
Supervising and guiding Campers in all aspects of Camp Life including morning wake-up, cabin clean-up, camper hygiene, meals, recreation, daily adventures, bible studies and evening activities.
The Camp Lackawanna Kitchen Aide will work directly under and support the Food Service Director in the planning, preparation and clean-up of all meals. Outside of meal-time responsibilities, the Kitchen Aide will act as support staff and aid in other area throughout Camp Life.
The Program Coordinator is a vital team member that assists the director in creating adventures for the campers based on each week's themes. The duties involve planning and setting up games and activities each day and assisting the director in making sure the staff have all that they need to have a great day.
The lifeguard is expected to be in charge of safety and cleanliness at the pool area and also attend canoeing trips. The responsibilities include the safety of all who use the pool, keeping the pool area clean and orderly, formatting age appropriate programming and aquatic games. When the Lifeguard is not supervising pool activity or maintaining cleanliness, they will act as support staff and aid in the other responsibilities of Camp Life. Lifeguards must be Red Cross or Ellis & Associates trained and certified.
ARTS & CRAFTS DIRECTOR
The Arts & Crafts Director constructs age appropriate programming that relates to our summer theme. The Arts & Crafts Director is responsible for inventory and informing the Camp Director what is needed for craft supplies. When the Arts and Crafts Director is not running a program they are expected to act as support staff and aid in the other responsibilities of Camp Life.
The Food Service Director will be expected to work with the Camp Director to come up with a menu and then be able to prepare this menu for the campers. The responsibilities include ordering food, preparing food, and keeping the kitchen and dining room clean, orderly and in accordance with state health regulations. Candidates also will have a Safe Serve Certificate.
The camp ranger is responsible for helping the Camp Caretaker in maintenance, housekeeping, and groundskeeping tasks.
The child caregiver supervises the director's young children during the day, assisting them in camp activities while the director and counselors are supervising the campers.
The Health Caregiver is responsible for providing basic first aid, administering camper medications, and being a first responder in case of emergency.