Join Our Team


Working here will change your life too!

There are so many amazing benefits to working at camp, it's hard to list them all, but we'll try to hit the highlights:

  • Make a positive impact on children      
  • Professional training in child management, group dynamics, leadership skills and risk assessment.
  • Develop and use your teaching skills.
  • First Aid, CPR and Lifeguarding Certifications
  • Adventure Training
  • Personal growth and development

Working at camp is one of the most demanding and rewarding jobs you will ever have! Enjoy the spirit and traditions which create unique, lifelong friendships all while experiencing the culture and diversity of staff from across the United States and around the world.

Hiring Timeline

October 31st Leadership make commitments for next summer
November 1st Leadership Application form is available on the Staff facebook page
Staff Re-Application form is available on the Staff facebook page
Assistant Counselor Application posted in LEA facebook page
December 1st AC application deadline
January 1st New Staff recruitment starts

We will be accepting new Staff Applications on Jaunary 1st.

2018 Summer Camp Counselors

It’s time!  The application for 2018 Summer Staff is available.

  • Click on the link to start your Staff Application 
  • You will be asked to list three references.  We will call each of these people, so please list a contact number.  If you say we can contact them, and you list an email for them they will also recieve a form to complete.  Please be sure to ask it's ok to list someone before doing so.
  • Submit the form.


Your Personal Information

Education & Certifications

Please list your educational history, starting with most recent.

Please indicate your current certifications and their expiration dates.

Job Position

Skills Information

Let us know what your skills are! Please use the drop down menu next to each selection to let us know which activities you would be able to TEACH or ASSIST. If you are not comfortable teaching or assisting, please leave the selection blank.

Creative Arts

Land Sports

Outdoor Pursuits

Water Sports

Other Skills

Support Areas

From the selections you have made above, identify the top two skills that you are capable of teaching at camp. Describe all personal or teaching experience you have in connection with these skills.

Professional and Camping Experience

Please list most recent employment:

Employer #1

Employer #2

Personal Experience & Background Information

Personal and Professional References

Please list three references which Camp Hazen YMCA may contact. If possible, include one former employer and one individual who has seen you working with kids.

Reference #1

Reference #2

Reference #3

Important Information

Mission Statement: "Camp Hazen YMCA is committed to helping youth develop valuable life skills through camping experiences that build healthy bodies, open minds and awakened spirits."

Physical Exam Required: State law and the American Camp Association accreditation requires that staff have a physical examination by a licensed Health Care Professional within two years of camp.

Personnel Policies: Camp Hazen YMCA is committed to providing a quality experience in a safe environment for the campers and staff. We ask staff to give up a great deal of privacy, the comforts of home, work long, demanding hours and adhere to policies which ensure an alcohol and tobacco free environment.

Staff Commitment: Working at Camp Hazen YMCA is an important responsibility. The rewards are found largely in the satisfaction of a job well done and in the personal growth and development of the campers and staff. Your submission of this form indicates your support of the Camp Hazen YMCA mission and your willingness to commit your best efforts and abilities towards achieving it.

Release, Personal Certification, and Digital Signature

I certify that the information provided on this application (and any resume submitted) is true and complete and that I have not knowingly withheld any information which might, if disclosed, affect my application unfavorably. I understand that any misrepresentation or omission of facts on this application will be cause for rejection of this application or dismissal after employment.

I authorize investigation of all statements herein and release Camp Hazen YMCA, its employees, agents or assigns, from liability in connection with the need to verify the truth of what I have said. I understand that Camp Hazen YMCA is entrusted with the care of children, and as such has an interest in making sure I am qualified and suitable for the position for which I am applying. To do this, Camp Hazen YMCA may wish to contact my former employers, educational instructors, and references as indicated in this application to inquire about my past records and characteristics as they may be related to my possible employment by the Camp. I authorize the Camp to speak to these individuals and organizations. Likewise, I authorize any former employer, educational instructor or reference contacted to furnish Camp Hazen YMCA with the needed information. Any information provided should be kept in strict confidence by the Camp.

I understand that if employed, I will be an at-will employee and that any agreement to the contrary must be in writing and signed by a designated camp official.

By clicking 'Submit' here, I agree to the above statements. This stands as my signature to that effect.

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