We are a tech-free, authentic, summer camp that strives to make a difference in the lives of our campers. If you are looking for a place to call home this summer and desire to live life to the full, please join us! We have openings for the following positions, all of which include being a cabin counselor: High Ropes Course Instructor, Lake Water Sports Instructor, Horseback Riding Instructor/Trail Guide, Mountain Biking Guide, Small Animal Care Educator, Ceramics instructor, Backpacking (WFA/WFR required), Head Lifeguards, and more. All positions require CPR/First Aid Certification and aquatic-based activities require Lifeguard Certification.
For counselors requiring additional education and training regarding their activity staff training begins on June 4th. All staff is required to join our official Staff Week on June 9th. Camp begins with the arrival of our first campers on June 12th and ends on August 6th. We require that all staff be present for the entirety of the summer, including Staff Week.
Our mission and our commitment are at the heart of what we do at Mountain Meadow and should be taken into special consideration when seeking employment with our family.
Seeking applicants for position at ranch/summer camp who are self starters, able to complete tasks without constant supervision, have basic maintenance and grounds keeping skills, problem solving skills, and a pleasant, sunny disposition!
Responsible for basic repairs/small jobs around ranch according to employees abilities. Maybe any of, but not limited to, the following repairs:
Plumbing- basic problem solving and replacing, installing a new and or fixing the following: toilets, faucets/fixtures, sinks, hot water heaters, thermostats, elements, etc plunging toilets and operating a snake, etc.
Electrical- basic problem solving and replacing, installing a new and or fixing the following: lights, light switches, heaters etc.
General Building up keep and fix it jobs- basic problem solving and door knob repair, door replacements and or repair, window replacements, fixing broken windows, dry wall repair/patch, light carpentry when needed, carpet repair/installation, deck repair and installations, small concrete repairs, etc.
Ranch Work- fence building and repair, cattle and horse care/feeding and doctoring, hauling and stacking hay, dragging meadows, irrigation, etc.
Grounds Keeping- lawn mowing, weed eating, hedge trimming, raking, fixing and replacing sprinkler system, some aerating, thatching and fertilizing.
HOUSING AND MEALS PROVIDED - PAY DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE
Join the Mountain Meadow family as a Camp Nurse for the summer of 2023! We offer commitments for as short as two weeks between the dates of June 18th and August 11th with $1,200 + compensation per week. Enjoy your own cabin in the heart of our 900-acre ranch that caters to a normative population of 80-90 male and female campers, ranging in age from seven to sixteen. The position entails dispensing daily medications, tending to any bumps and bruises, and having the freedom to enjoy our camp! A California License is required and pediatric experience is preferred. The ability to exchange work for camper tuition is available!
Summer camp is fun, that's a given. But without good food, how much fun can it really be? Come serve our campers by providing delicious food to fuel their summer fun!
The menu is created, you just need to love to be in the kitchen! Our camp family consists of roughly 115 persons; you would be cooking for this many people. You will have 4-5 support staff helping in the kitchen working alongside you.
Our summers are warm, and our kitchen gets hot! Must have a light-hearted, roll with it attitude and strong work ethic. A love for food and people is a must to have the best experience!
Room and board included! *Salary increase available based on applicant's experience with potential in growth through the summer. Pool and lagoon on the camp property are welcomed for your use on time off. May have access to some activities during off time. **Cabin on beautiful Lake Almanor may be available for use during off time!**
Keep in mind, this job could be carried out by a couple seeking a fun and fulfilling venture together for the summer!
How to Apply
The application process begins when you visit our website and submit an online application via the Apply Here button below. Once we have received your application, we will contact you via email should we be interested in pursuing your application. You will not receive a letter of rejection until our hiring process is complete in late-May, so hang tight!
We receive a ton of applications each year and we want to be able to give our full attention to all our prospective counselors. Interviews happen after our initial contact and will be via video chat.