Cook for kids surrounded by scenery!
Spend your summer having fun with campers on the Puget Sound!
Are you ready to spend your summer outdoors? Do you have a passion for working with children? Camp Sealth is for you! We are committed to providing an excellent summer camp experience for children of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Camp Sealth is located on Vashon Island, WA in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. The 400 acre property includes over a mile of saltwater beach on Puget Sound, plus evergreen forests, wetlands, and wildlife.
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About Camp Sealth
Camp Sealth is a co-ed resident and day camp serving youth ages 4 to 17. Owned by Camp Fire Central Puget Sound, Sealth's mission is to build caring, confident youth, and future leaders. Located on 400 acres of waterfront on Vashon Island, WA, Sealth is rich in forest, wetland, and marine environments. Each session, campers participates in activities including:
- Horseback riding
- Arts and Crafts
- Waterfront: canoeing, rowing, kayaking, fishing, swimming,
- Hiking, backpacking/camping, outdoor living skills & nature/environmental studies
Camp Sealth is friendly and inclusive, welcoming people with diverse backgrounds and abilities. Camp Fire is an equal opportunity employer, committed to and continuously learning how to best foster diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Leadership positions begin June 7th.
Staff training begins June 13th for most positions.
Camp ends on September 1st for most positions, with the exception of leadership positions, which end September 2nd. Extended start dates and end dates possible depending on position and interest. Start as soon as May 1st!
Our ideal candidate is excited to play a role in creating memories and belonging for our campers. We are looking for candidates who have a desire to positively impact and work with campers directly or support the camp experience behind the scenes.
Want to work here? We're looking for:
- Honest and open communicators
- Inclusive and compassionate human beings
- Creative, adaptable problem solvers and out-of-the-box thinkers
- Those with a commitment to our cause: fostering a community of belonging!
- Candidates who can take their roles seriously in a fun and fantastic workplace: ensuring positive and safe spaces for our campers and fellow staff
Room and Board
Room and Board is provided for all staff. Staff housing is in cabins with 1-2 roommates.
Bath Houses are located nearby with plenty of hot water.
This summer, small group housing supported and encouraged as we work with staff to cohort for COVID safety.
Healthy, kid-friendly meals are provided 3 times a day, eaten family-style in our dining hall. Our kitchen staff can accommodate many special diets - and we are a peanut-free facility. Snacks are provided daily and leftovers are available on weekends. Staff also have access to kitchens around camp.
Laundry facilities are available free of charge. Detergent is provided.
Staff shirt, staff lounges, and wi-fi all available.
Learn new skills!
At Sealth, you'll have the opportunity to learn new skills relevant to your future. Grow in leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving.
Enjoy island life!
It's not every day you get to live right on the waterfront. Our unique location allows us to provide a wide variety of activity options for both work and play. Access to Seattle & Tacoma by ferry to explore on your days off.
A FUN job!
Camp is hard work, but it's also incredibly fun and rewarding! You get to play, laugh and grow alongside your campers and fellow staff.
Getting Here and Getting Around
We are located on the beautiful Vashon Island in Washington. Vashon is only accessible by ferry from either Tacoma or West Seattle. We offer airport pick-up and drop-off at the beginning and end of the summer.
Cars are the recommended way to get around Vashon Island, but if you won't have a car with you this summer don't worry! We are a family here and people are always willing to drive others into town or beyond.
Camp Sealth is about 20 minutes away from town, which offers 2 grocery stores, a pharmacy, movie theater, farmers market and other fun attractions. The island has many parks and hiking trails. Seattle is about 45 minutes away and the Cascade and Olympic mountains are an easy day-trip away.
How to Apply
To apply, visit our website via the APPLY HERE link provided.
You will find our Summer Employment Guide, which can tell you even more about the jobs we have available and what it's like to work here.
The application is available online and can be submitted via email or mail.
Any questions can be directed to Meaghan at 206-463-3174 ext. 44 or firstname.lastname@example.org