Job Opportunities

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Summer Camp employment opportunities:


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Each year at the Oakland Recreation Camp we offer jobs for counselors and junior counselors.  Junior counselors is a position only at the Day Camp.  This position is offered to candidates that are 14-15 year-olds prior to the first day of camp.  As a junior counselor they will be working with a counselor taking direction from them and learning how to become a counselor. Volunteers looking to complete community service requirements are encouraged to contact the camp director via email .

Counselor positions are offered for both Day Camp and Open Camp.  You must be 16+ years old prior to the start of camp and must be 18+ to work at Open Camp.  We look for candidates that are highly motivated and committed to build upon the camps positive influence on the community of Oakland.

Job Requirements:

  • Creativity
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to work with others
  • Responsibility
  • Communication skills
  • Participation
  • Leadership
  • Friendly/Outgoing

Volunteer / Community Service

Volunteers must be 14 years of age prior to the start of camp.  They must complete a job application and hand it in prior to the deadline. Volunteers will be contacted after registration to discuss availability and requirements.