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March 7, 2011

Youth Bureau Is Accepting Applications for Camp Hollis Jobs

OSWEGO - The Oswego City-County Youth Bureau is accepting applications for summer jobs at Camp Hollis. Camp Hollis is a children's residential camp owned by Oswego County and operated by the Youth Bureau. The camp is located in the town of Oswego on the shore of Lake Ontario.

Children ages 8 to 14 attend camp for one week and participate in a variety of summer camp activities. Most jobs require residency at Camp Hollis from Sunday evening through Friday evening each week, with weekends off.

Applications are being accepted for these positions:

  • Program Director: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience. Excellent supervision, communication and planning skills a must. June 13-Aug. 19. $3412.50

  • Group Activity Leader: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience. Skills and activity planning a must. June 26-Aug. 19. $2478.

  • Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience. June 26 - Aug. 19 Compensation range: $2,184 to $2,324.

  • Waterfront Director: Must be at least 21 years of age, have current WSI certificates and three seasons life guarding experience. June 20 - Aug 19. $3071.25.

  • Lifeguard/counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, have current lifesaving and CPR certificates and experience in recreation or childcare. June 26 to Aug. 19. $2,450.

  • Senior Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work, supervision and childcare experience. June 26 to Aug. 19. $2,478.

  • Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work and childcare experience. June 26 to Aug. 19. $2,184.

Applications are also being accepted for the counselor-in-training program. Youth aged 15 or 16 years old may apply to be accepted into this training program. 15-year-olds participate in the program from June 26 through July 22. 16-year-olds participate in the program from June 26 through Aug.19 and receive a stipend. Residency for both trainings is required.

For job applications and additional information, contact Brandon Morey at the Youth Bureau, by calling 315-349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451 or at . Employment applications are also available by visiting the Camp Hollis' Website.


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