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Employment dates vary by position and by camp. Some positions arrive at camp as early as May 27th, though most positions begin between June 3rd and June 11th. Priority is given to staff who can commit through the second or third week of August. 

  • Archery, Challenge Course, and Climbing Wall Specialist

    Camp River Ranch, Washington
    $225.00 / week

    Love archery? Love climbing? How about high challenge courses? Want to do all three? Here's your chance! River Ranch is seeking dedicated individuals to teach archery, climbing, and facilitate both low and high challenge course experiences this summer. Referred to as "ACC Specialists," these three staff members rotate through the activities, working with campers ages 10-17. Training is provided for qualified applicants. 

    ACC Specialists sleep in outdoor cabins in a Overnight Camp Unit and participate in camp life with that unit, including cookouts, overnights, and campfire, and provide as needed support to Unit Counselors. ACC Specialists get 2-hours off daily and a 36-hour break in-between sessions and may have occasional weekend duties.

    Employment Dates: early June - late August; Starting salary: $225 per week, depending on experience 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain prior to camp
    • 19 years of age
    • Willingness to be trained to perform rescues at height
    • Maturity and level-headed 
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with one of the three activity areas
    • Previous residential camp experience
    • Comfort with and ability to perform various camp activities including outdoor cooking, chopping wood, fire building, etc.
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  • Health Supervisor (RN)

    Camp River Ranch, Washington, Camp Robbinswold, Washington, and Camp St. Albans, Washington
    $360.00 / week

    We are seeking dedicated and energetic staff to manage the health and well-being of campers and staff this summer. The Health Supervisor manages all camper and staff medications, responds to emergencies, and assists with the various bumps and bruises that are inevitable in camp life. The Health Supervisor oversees an Assistant and works closely with the Assistant and the Director to ensure the medical needs of all campers and staff are met. 

    The Health Supervisor lives in an indoor building on camp property and plays an active role in the camp culture. 

    The ideal candidate will have experience and training in medication management and advanced first aid, such as RN, BSA, EMT, or other relevant experience and training. Employment dates: early June -  late Aug. Pay: $360-450 per week DOE, plus room/board, paid sick days, and workers compensation insurance.  

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  • Unit Coordinator

    Camp River Ranch, Washington
    $315.00 / week

    While camper development is a main focus of camp, we recognize that staff are here to learn and grow as well. The Unit Coordinator position is designed to support growth in our Counselors and assist them throughout the summer. Unit Coordinators (UCos) serve on our Leadership Team and play an important role in setting the tone for summer and ensuring that camp runs smoothly. 

    River Ranch hires six UCos who work within assigned areas of camp, overseeing all camper and staff activity. They supervise 8 – 12 staff members and coordinating at least one off-site staff trip. UCos provide support to Unit Counselors that may include assisting with homesick campers, retrieving needed supplies, assisting to teach an activity, and ensuring that their staff have all supplies needed for an activity. Unit Coordinators assist with staff training, evaluations, and camp closing activities and receive 2-hours off daily and a minimum 24-hour break in-between sessions, with occasional weekend duties.

    Employment Dates: May 27 - Aug 23; Starting salary: $315 per week

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain
    • Minimum of 21 years of age
    • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record and minimum of five years driving experience
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous experience working in a residential camp setting
    • Previous experience supervising staff or peers
    • Experience leading various camp activities such as hiking, outdoor cooking, canoeing, horseback riding, archery, mountain biking, arts and crafts, etc.
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  • Unit Counselor

    Camp River Ranch, Washington, Camp St. Albans, Washington, and Camp Robbinswold, Washington
    $225.00 / week

    We are seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to work with campers ages 7-17 this summer! 

    Unit Counselors work directly with the campers from the moment they arrive until the day they leave. Working in a Unit with at least one other Counselor and 10 – 16 girls, Unit Counselors coordinate with Program Specialists to create and execute a week-long schedule uniquely molded to the interests of the campers in their unit. Unit Counselors are the first to provide structure, safety, behavior management, and comfort to the campers and set the tone for the campers’ experience. Individuals in this position have the opportunity to work with varying age groups and program areas, as well as in different parts of camp every week. Additionally, Unit Counselors have the opportunity to teach an activity that they are passionate about by leading a Skill Builder. Unit Counselors get 2-hours off daily and a minimum 24-hour break in-between sessions

    Employment dates: Early June through Late August; Starting salary: $225 per week

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain
    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Minimum 18 years of age by June 15th
    • Counselors at St. Albans and River Ranch must be comfortable around horses
    • Able-bodied swimmer and comfortable performing canoe and kayak rescues in cold-water

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with children of various ages
    • Previous residential camp experience
    • Comfort with and ability to perform various camp activities such as boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, chopping wood, fire building, etc.
    • Ability to communicate and work with staff and campers from diverse backgrounds in a productive and collaborative way
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  • Lead Wrangler

    Camp River Ranch, Washington
    $275.00 / week

    Camp River Ranch is seeking a passionate Lead Wrangler to work with horses and campers this summer! 

    The Lead Wrangler will supervise all aspects of Horse Country, leading ground and riding lessons, managing care of our 26 horses and supervising 4-5 Wranglers. The Lead Wrangler lives in an open-air cabin in proximity to the horses, with near-by flush toilets and showers. The horse program is a vital part of the River Ranch community and the staff play a vital role in providing safe, educational, and enjoyable programming to campers ages 8-18. The Lead Wrangler partakes in all aspect of camp life with our campers, including outdoor cooking, songs, games, camp-outs, campfires, leadership development, and so much more! 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience feeding, grooming, tacking, riding and schooling horses, and doing basic vet care
    • Experience supervising staff, volunteers, or peers
    • Experience teaching and leading ground lessons, riding lessons, and trail rides
    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain
    • At least 21 years of age

    This is a full-time summer seasonal position. 
    Competitive salary, room and board, and professional development opportunities provided. 
    Employment Dates: May 1 - Aug 18 with possible extended work through Sept. 

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  • Camp Nanny

    Camp River Ranch, Washington
    $225.00 / week

    We are seeking dedicated and passionate individuals to hang out with some super cute toddlers this summer! Girl Scout Camp River Ranch is seeking two Nannies to watch three toddlers ages 2 - 4 during the day.

    Camp Nannies will supervise the little ones during the day, receive a two-hour break, then assist in our Overnight Camp programs, supporting Unit Counselors and working with campers ages 7-17. This position 2-hours off daily and a minimum 24-hour break in-between sessions. Room and board is provided. 

    Ideally, Camp Nannies work early June through late Aug; Starting salary: $225 per week

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain
    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Minimum 18 years of age by June 15th

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working with children under the age of 4
    • Comfort with and ability to perform various camp activities such as boating, crafts, outdoor cooking, chopping wood, fire building, etc.
    • Ability to communicate and work with staff and campers from diverse backgrounds in a productive and collaborative way
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  • Head Lifeguard

    Camp River Ranch, Washington
    $260.00 / week

    The Head Waterfront Lifeguard oversees swimming and boating activities on our lakefront and play an active role in various aspects of camp life. The Head Lifeguard supervises three Lifeguards, ensuring that all safety precautions are adhered to, drills are run on a regular basis, and setting a schedule that serves our campers and provides adequate breaks for Waterfront Staff.

    On average, Lifeguards spend 3-5 hours per day overseeing swimming and boating on the lake. As a part of the Specialist Team, Lifeguards assist in preparations for camp-wide activities such as Theme Dinner, Opening Campfire, and so much more. Lifeguards sleep in outdoor cabins with an Overnight Camp Unit and participate in various aspects of camp life with that unit, including cookouts, overnights, and campfire. This positions receives 2-hours off daily and a 36-hour break in-between sessions and may have occasional weekend duties.

    Training is provided for qualified applicants in both Waterfront Lifeguarding and Small Craft Safety for canoes, kayaks and rowboats. We use a Blended Learning style of training, so on-line course work is required prior to arrival at camp. 

    Employment dates: Waterfront Lifeguard Training starts June 3rd with required on-line course work that must be completed prior to that. Last day of employment is August 18th.

    Salary: $260-320/week DOE, plus room and board. 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Age 21 or older
    • American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard certification or equivalent or willingness to obtain
    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain  
    • Possess the strength and endurance required to perform rescues in cold water
    • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to waterfront activities
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control -

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience supervising swimmers and boaters at a lakefront or similar environment
    • Experience canoeing, kayaking, sailing, or row-boating
    • Previous residential camp experience 
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  • Office Manager

    Camp River Ranch, Washington, Camp Robbinswold, Washington, and Camp St. Albans, Washington
    $275.00 / week

    Girl Scout Camp River Ranch is seeking dedicated individuals to run our summer offices. We hire two Office Managers to work in either our Day or Overnight Camp Office, answering phones, managing mail, printing paperwork, and managing our Camp Store. The Office Manager plays a vital role in making our summers successful and has opportunities to participate in a variety of camp activities, including boating, horse back riding, campfires, and so much more! 

    Office Managers get 2-hours off daily and a 36-hour break in-between sessions.

    Employment Dates: early June - late August; Starting salary: $275-310 per week, depending on experience 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current CPR and First Aid or willingness to obtain prior to camp
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Maturity and level-headed 
    • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with answer phones and dealing with customers
    • Comfort with and ability to perform various camp activities including outdoor cooking, chopping wood, fire building, etc.
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