DuBois Center offers traditional and specialty summer camps. We utilize a faith-based curriculum and theme that are integrated into our daily life at camp; so all summer staff members are engaged with faith-based as well as traditional camp activities.
Employment is for 7-9 weeks for leadership positions and 9-11 weeks for supervisory positions. Training begins in late May. Our first full week for campers in 2016 will begin on Sunday, June 5th. Each summer, we hire approximately 18 spirit-filled staff members to share God’s love with children, youth and families in a welcoming, outdoor environment.
Check out the Summer of Service flyers below to learn about the benefits, as well as the joys and challenges of spending your summer at DuBois Center.
Note: Minimum age is 18 for leadership positions and 20 for supervisory positions, although those aged 21 and above are preferred
Note: Lifeguard Certification is a PLUS for all positions. At least 7 of those hired must have this certification, so if you are a swimmer of moderate to advanced skill, you will give yourself an edge by becoming lifeguard certified. Check with your local Red Cross office, YMCA, recreation center or college for classes. We are also specifically looking for individuals with teams/challenge course experience and/or a guitar playing ability.
Click on each position to read more details on each opening.
Summer Camp Leadership Positions – 2017
- Counselor / Activity Specialist (13 positions)
- Barn Assistant / Counselor – Activity Specialist (2 positions)
Summer Camp Supervisory Positions – 2017
- Village Coordinator (1 position)
- Summer Barn Coordinator (1 position)
- Waterfront Coordinator (1 position)
- Cover Letter
- Application for Employment (New Staff ONLY)
- Reference Form (New staff need TWO written references)
- DCFS Form
Note: The DCFS Form referred to is the Department of Child and Family Services “Authorization for Background Check”, which is a requirement for all staff and volunteers. An additional criminal background check will also be conducted before hiring.
How to Apply:
Application and informational materials can be found below. Contract the office if you have additional questions or would like to discuss these opportunities.
Interviews begin in February and continue until all positions are filled.
Please fill out and submit our Application for Employment. Provide two references. Both references should complete a Reference Form and mail it to the office. Complete the DCFS Form and mail it to the Department of Children and Family Services – the address is on the form.
Returning Staff Members
2015 and 2016 Summer Staff: Contact the DuBois Center office to receive a re-employment application and further instructions. Complete the DCFS Form and mail it to the Department of Children and Family Services – the address is on the form.
Summer Staff of 2014 or Prior: Follow the instructions above for new applicants.
If you are unable to make a commitment for a full summer, consider serving with us as a volunteer for a week or two or three. There are volunteer opportunities for counselors, nurses, lifeguards, barn helpers, activity specialists (such as crafts or photography), session directors and chaplains. Email the office for more information or visit our Volunteers page for more details.