We seek energetic, caring staff, at least 19 years of age. Previous experience working with children at a camp is preferred. Before we can interview applicants, we need to receive the following completed forms:
- Application Form. Camp_Staff_Application
- Camp Magnolia Reference Forms: At least three Camp Magnolia Reference Forms for Employment need to be completed. These should be by people you know professionally, preferably by those who have observed you working with children. References from family or friends will not be accepted. Reference forms are to be submitted to us by the person giving the reference. We cannot accept forms from the applicant. MFCM Reference Form
- MFCM Employee Background Check 2015
- Voluntary Disclosure Statement
When we receive your application, back ground check form and completed three reference forms, we will contact you to schedule an interview. We will keep your application for consideration for 30 days. After that time you will need to reapply. If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance.
Required Certifications: Prior to starting at camp, Staff will need to provide copies of certifications valid through and including the last day of camp or for 6 months for those seeking year round employment. First Aid and CPR/AEDis required for everyone; staff should make arrangements to get or renew these certification on their own, and may want to contact www.redcross.org or your university soon, as programs fill up quickly! Activity Leaders are required to have certifications specific for their activities, such as riding instructor (CHA), and archery instructor.
Important Dates: Staff training dates for Summer Camp: May 31 to June 3.
Staff Training dates for Spring Employment will be scheduled with individual staff.
Staff Hours Day Camp: 8 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday; staff will alternate working after care until 6:15 pm.
Volunteers: There are a few opportunities for volunteers. Generally these are for parents of campers, or individuals 16 or over seeking to build their resume for a related field such as riding, teaching, environmental education, or recreation management. Responsibilities vary depending on experience, but may include assisting with lessons, care of horses, office work or assistance as a medical professional, if the individual possesses appropriate certifications. Volunteers whose children attend camp will receive 50% off of one chid’s tuition. Those interested in being considered as a volunteer should email the Director at firstname.lastname@example.org and list areas of interest and relevant experience. Volunteer applicants will need to complete the steps outlined above for full employment.
Camp Magnolia is committed to the principle of equal opportunity employment. It is the camp’s policy to employ staff on the basis of their qualifications, experience, knowledge, and ability to perform essential functions of the job. Decisions regarding recruitment, selection, placement, and continued employment are based on job-related criteria without regard to the individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.
Camp Magnolia observes all applicable federal and state laws regarding employment. If an employee believes he or she has been subjected to any form of discrimination, he/she should report the alleged violation immediately to the Camp Director.
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” ― Jane Goodall