Employment

Summer Staff Employment

Our staff is made up primarily of high school and college students. Many were once campers at the SBCC Day Camp themselves, which gives our camp a great sense of tradition and continuity. All staff are chosen for their maturity, commitment to children’s growth and a love of the camp community. All counselors have completed orientation, training, and CPR certification before the campers arrive.

Summer Employment Positions Available

Lifeguard:

Seeking a trained water safety professional able to supervise and oversee campers’ safety at Sagamore Beach. Be a role model and mentor for staff, delegating duties appropriately. Ready to work in a high energy, fast paced environment daily. May be asked to participate in other camp counselor related duties when needed.

Requirements:

  • Age 16 or over
  • Hold the following current certifications:
    (1) An American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate, Royal Bronze Medallion, Boy Scouts of America Lifeguard Certificate, National YMCA Lifeguard Certificate, or an equivalent certification, as determined by the Department
    (2) A CPR Certificate; and
    (3) An American Red Cross Standard First AidC ertificate, Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety Certificate, or National Safety Council First Aid Training, Level 2, or an equivalent certification recognized by the Department.

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Senior Counselor:

Engage a group of 10-25 children daily in a variety of activities including, but not limited to: swimming, sports and active games. Age group assignment to be determined by experience. Be a role model and mentor for younger staff, delegating duties appropriately. Ready to work in a high energy, fast paced environment daily.

Requirements:

  • Age 18 or over
  • Minimum 8 weeks experience in a position working with children, preferably in a day camp setting
  • Flexible thinker with energetic personality and strong leadership skills

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Counselor:

Assist group leaders in ensuring a safe, fun, and well organized environment for campers ages 5-13. Must be able to take direction well and be ready and willing to take initiative when appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Age 17 or over
  • Must have completed a minimum of one summer season as a Junior Counselor

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Junior Counselor:

Assist group leaders in ensuring a safe, fun, and well organized environment for campers ages 5-13. Must be able to take direction well and be ready and willing to take initiative when appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Age 16 or over
  • Minimum 4 weeks experience in a position supervising young children, preferably in a day camp setting
  • Priority in hiring given to previous Sagamore Beach Colony Club campers and other criteria as determined by the camp committee

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Counselors in Training (CIT):

This is a FREE training program preparing registrants for a future role of camp counselor. Participation in SBCC CIT program does not guarantee future paid employment at this camp.

Requirements:

  • Entering 10th grade or higher
  • Priority in hiring given to previous Sagamore Beach Colony Club campers and other criteria as determined by the camp committee.

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Staff Selection Process

APPLICATION DEADLINE and SELECTION TIMELINE

Applications that are received by March 12th will be considered in the first round of the selection process. Selection may continue through the spring, but many, if not all, positions will be filled from the first round of applicants. If applicant faces a time limit with another position, please let us know so that we can do our best to provide a determination in a timely manner.

REFERENCES

References are not required if an applicant was a counselor or a CIT last year.

All other applications must have three (3) references included. For references, we are requesting that they be people who have seen/hired you to work, preferably with children. We would prefer no relatives.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

All Staff must be CPR and First Aid certified. Training will be provided to all staff prior to start of camp, if needed.

CONTRACTS

Contracts will start to be offered starting in late March or early April and may continue through the spring, if necessary.

CONTACT

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Joe Madera at sbccdirector@gmail.com or Kelly Fennell at kfennell31@gmail.com.