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February 11, 2013

Youth Bureau is Accepting Applications for Camp Hollis Jobs

OSWEGO - Applications are currently being accepted for summer jobs at Camp Hollis. Camp Hollis is a children's residential camp owned by Oswego County and operated by the Oswego City-County 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:

  • 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 23-Aug. 16. The salary is $2,478.

  • Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience. June 23 - Aug. 16. The salary ranges from $2,184 to $2,324.

  • Waterfront Director: Must be at least 21 years of age, have current WSI certificates and three seasons of life guarding experience. June 23 - Aug 16. The salary is $2866.

  • Lifeguard/counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, have current lifesaving and CPR certificates and experience in recreation or childcare. June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,450.

  • Senior Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work, supervision and childcare experience. June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,478.

  • Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work and childcare experience. June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,184.

Applications will be accepted for the counselor-in-training program beginning on March 1. Youth age 15- or 16-years-old may apply to be accepted into this training program. The program runs from June 23 through July 19 for 15-year-olds and from June 23 through August 16 for 16-year-olds. Residency is required for both trainings and 16-year-olds will receive a stipend.

For job applications and additional information, contact Brandon Morey at the Youth Bureau, at 315-349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451 or bmorey@oswegocounty.com. Employment applications are also available by visiting Camp Hollis' Web site at www.oswegocounty.com/youth/hollis.


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