Employment Opportunities at New Country Day Camp
Applications to the roles below will be available in early 2023.
Group Counselor (16+)
Counselors are enthusiastic, highly motivated, creative, and responsible role models who are directly responsible for the well-being of campers at New Country Day Camp. Candidates should be friendly, warm, and passionate about working in a high-energy, outdoor camp environment and have previous, demonstrable experience working with children.
Support Specialist (18+; Education and experience in a mental health field required)
Support Specialists work directly alongside our group counselors and are more closely responsible for the well-being of campers with special needs (e.g. mild to moderate ASD, ADHD, mood or anxiety disorders) in a fully inclusive camp setting. Candidates should have demonstrated experience or interest in working with children who have special needs.
Counselor in Training (14 and 15 Years Old)
Throughout the summer, you will gain valuable work experience through being a role model to our campers. CITs will also go through weekly professional development in areas such as communication, collaborating with coworkers, and general child-care techniques. This is a paid position. If you love the outdoors, working with children, and are looking for workplace experience, this is the job for you!
Division Supervisor (College Graduate+)
Division Supervisors are like the principles of our age divisions at camp and are responsible for overseeing 100+ campers and 20+ staff to ensure everyone has an amazing camp experience. We are seeking highly competent, organized, and supportive professionals who have experience with school-aged children, logistics, supervision, and family communications. If you like working with wonderful people and children in a fast-paced and fun environment, this job is for you!
Support Supervisor (College Graduate; Some Graduate School or Graduate Degree preferred)
Support Supervisors play a pivotal role in coordinating and supervising our disability-inclusive model that provides extra support to campers with disabilities and atypical support needs. Support Supervisors ensure that all campers at camp are able to experience the joy of camp in the most inclusive, least restrictive environment possible. We are looking for professionals with experience and/or schooling in social work, child psychology, special needs education, or other mental health fields and who have worked with children and families.
Program Specialists are responsible for creating and implementing high-quality programming for New Country Day Camp. We are currently hiring for the following Program Specialist positions: Art, Build, Cooking, Imagination, Movement, Music, News, Sports, Theater, and Wilderness & Garden.
Program Specialists are passionate about teaching their area of expertise in an informal, outdoor, educational setting. Program Specialist positions are 7–8-week positions.
Support Program Manager (Social Worker; MSW or LMSW strongly preferred)
The Support Program Manager provides timely and equitable accommodations for campers with disabilities and higher needs and their families. NCDC’s Support Manager screens new enrollments, manages the intake process for newly registered families, creates Individualized Camper Plans (ICPs) for each camper enrolled in the support program, works in collaboration with NCDC’s leadership team to hire and train Support Staff, directly supervises support supervisors and other support staff during camp orientation, camp season, and handles elevated crisis through collaboration with NCDC’s leadership team. The Support Program Manager should have a strong background working with children and families (including children with disabilities), a passion for creating a more inclusive world, and a willingness to do so through NCDC’s values-driven framework. Please note: There is an opportunity for this role to grow into a full-time, year-round role with the 14th Street Y.
Want to learn more about our employment opportunities? Email our team at NCDCStaff@14streety.org.
New Country Day Camp Employee Interest Form
If the position you are interested is no longer accepting applications, please fill out the form below and if any positions become available later in the season, we will reach out to you about applying. If you have any questions please email Newcountry@14streety.org.