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Summer Camp Jobs

We are looking for hardworking, fun men and women who are willing to spend their summer job at camp, changing the lives of deserving children!

Working at camp is one of the hardest jobs you will ever have, but also the most fun and rewarding!

Our focus is on friendship building, fun, safety, and character development. After all, a summer camp job is a real job! Our tight-knit camp community employs around 90 staff as camp counselors and other support positions (Maintenance, Kitchen, Office, etc). We are proud to have diverse staff from all backgrounds and from around the world to be part of a summer that will change their lives. Are you ready for an experience that will last a lifetime?

Note: Most positions are seasonal, starting in June and ending in August. Staff must be a minimum of 17 years of age and have graduated high school by the start of the summer season. The only exception for this requirement is for those who have succesfully completed the Camp Weaver Counselor in Training (CIT) program or equivalent.

Why work at Camp Weaver?

  • Make an impact on children
  • Make lifelong friends
  • Build your resume
  • Spend the summer hanging out with people from around the world
  • Learn new skills like archery, pottery, climbing, horseback riding, or skateboarding
  • Use your summer job to create meaningful change in a child life through camp!
  • Obtain valuable certifications like First Aid, CPR, lifeguarding, and archery
  • Gain an experience that truly lasts a lifetime!

Applicants go through a careful screening process that includes interviews, reference checks, a background check, and a drug screen. We strive to hire only those individuals who are caring, positive role models and are dedicated to putting our campers’ needs first. Working as a counselor is rewarding as well as physically and mentally demanding.

For the summer camp job, all of our staff are required to go through an intensive one-week training session to learn about issues such as bullying prevention, homesickness, character development, and much more. Some of our activities require further certifications and training such as archery, BB’s, climbing, and aquatics. During the summer, weekly in-services are held to ensure the safety of our campers. Of course, you must be comfortable working outdoors and with children for the majority of each day. Residential and commuter positions are available.

Outdoor Education Jobs

Positions available for Fall 2022!

Love working with kids? Love being in the outdoors? YMCA Camp Weaver has a great seasonal job for you! Serving 1st through 11th grades, our Outdoor Education program revolves around teaching kids natural science through experiential learning and helping to create the leaders of tomorrow. Hours vary weekly, ranging from 8 am until 10 pm with the program running for both fall and spring seasons. The daily rate starts at $70/day ($350/week), plus onsite shared housing (3 bed, 2 bath) with full kitchen and laundry service, and all meals are provided while groups are onsite. To start your application process, please send a complete resume and cover letter to elizabeth.early@ymcagreensboro.org.

Daily responsibilities may include:

  • Teaching Team-building and Leadership classes on the ground and with low ropes
  • Teaching Environmental Education classes
  • Belaying at our climbing tower
  • Facilitating our High Team Adventure ropes course
  • Running Meals
  • Assisting with our Group Services Programs
  • Program related general camp maintenance

Must have the ability to…

  • Work with kids of all different ages
  • Be professional with all participants
  • Work independently
  • Follow course design

Ideal Candidates…

  • Have experience teaching with children
  • Have leadership experience
  • Ropes course experience
  • Works well in groups and independently
  • Have a passion for helping children become better people

Summer 2023 Administrative Office Staff


Internships for Summer 2023

Our internships:

-Provide 350-400 hours per season
-Start with a meeting with the intern to create goals for their internship and begin creating a “capstone” project
-Provide regular meetings with the program coordinator to give feedback and assess progress on program goals
-Are ideal for education, social work, communications, parks and recreation, and marketing majors

We seek to instill our four core values of caring, respect, responsibility, and honesty in young professionals through on-the-job training and continual coaching in an environment that encourages personal growth and emotional intelligence.

Interested? Fill out this form to connect with the internship program coordinator.



Interested in Volunteering at Camp Weaver?

Do you have any useful skills you’d like to share like experience with photography, video editing, marketing, landscaping, gardening, kitchen work, or office work?

CURRENT NEEDS: We have a need for a camp videographer! If you would like to help Camp Weaver with video editing and creating engaging video content for campers and parents please email jessica.james@ymcagreensboro.org

Please click below to learn more about the volunteer opportunities we have.