Job Opportunities

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Summer Camp employment opportunities:


JOB APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 are available at BORO HALL , INDIAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE OFFICE , VMS GUIDANCE OFFICE AND you can locate the job application on the downloads page.

Each year at the Oakland Recreation Camp we offer jobs for counselors and junior counselors.  Junior counselor 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 you will be working with a counselor taking direction from them, interacting with the campers and learning how to become a counselor , as well as , being available to work for the 6 weeks of our camp season).

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 to work at Day Camp and must be 18+ to work at Open Camp.  We look for candidates that are highly motivated(commitment to working for the 6 weeks of our camp season camp) 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. Community services hours can be achieved by volunteering . A volunteer can be with our staff for one(1) week.