Summer Camp Jobs

Welcome! 

We are very excited for Summer 2023 and we want YOU to be a part of our team. Please read and familiarize yourself with the information below and then fill out your 2023 Summer Staff Application by clicking the Staff Application 'button' at the bottom of this page. If you have any questions about the 2023 Staff Application please email hiring@donleecenter.org

We are looking for highly motivated, energetic, contagiously fun, hard-working, team-focused Christian staff to work as a part of our Summer Staff Team.

We are looking for staff members who have the following characteristics:

  • An individual who desires to be actively involved in Christian ministry to God's people; a person who has a passion for working with children and youth in a life affirming community.

  • A person whose Christian faith is a guiding force in his/her everyday life and who is willing to share that faith with campers and staff; persons who can actively and effective share their faith experience and expression.

  • A person who has an appreciation for the beauty and complexity of God's creation; and who practices a lifestyle of care and compassion for the common good of persons and creation.

  • A person who can work effectively in a team situation and has basic skills which enable him/her to do this in a loving and caring way; a person who can lead and follow as a member of and exciting team of community facilitators.

  • A person who is emotionally and spiritually willing and able to support a camp program that is a full residential program which requires focus and attention 24 hours per day.

Please be sure to go to the following links below to see the qualifications and expectations of Summer Staff before applying:

On the fence about applying? Click HERE to learn more about our summer staff and why they believe Camp Don Lee is the best place to spend your summer!

Summer Staff Dates:

We ask that you plan to work one of these sessions as the whole summer can be challenging and arranging other weeks can be logistically difficult to manage.

First session: June 11-July 7

Second session: July 9-August 11

In Order to Work, Staff Training is Required for All Returning and New Staff.

Some of our staff training for 2023 will be delivered virtually, but most of our staff training will be in person. We hope to also have "Staff Training Near You", where we will come to the larger areas where our staff are and have a night of training and fellowship before camp (probably in February/March). Staff Training Near You is optional, but highly recommended.

Weekend Staff Training (for high school aged staff who cannot attend All Staff Training)- March 24-26, 2023

Waterfront Staff training – May 26-29, 2023

All Staff training – May 31-June 7, 2023

We expect all staff to be at staff training, if you cannot attend please let your interviewer know.

First Aid and CPR Requirement:
Every staff MUST be certified in (at least) Basic First-Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer (Adult, Child, and AED) before you arrive for Staff Training. All Waterfront staff must have First Aid & CPR certifications as well as a valid Lifeguarding certification.

Ready to apply to join us for Summer 2023? Click the link below! Please email hiring@donleecenter.org with any questions or concerns. Sail on sailors!