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January 12, 2015

Youth Bureau is taking applications for Camp Hollis jobs

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:

  • Camp Co-Directors: Must have Bachelor's degree in recreation, education or related field or 25 years of age with experience in camps and/or recreation. Supervision and management of camp staff, programs and resources required. Maintain high levels and standards of camper satisfaction, staff morale, safety and security as specified by the Department of Health and the Coordinator of Recreation and Youth Development. May through end of August $7090.

  • 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 21-Aug. 14. $2,601.

  • Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience. June 21 - Aug. 14. $2,450.

  • Waterfront Director: Must be at least 21 years of age, have current WSI certificates and 3 seasons life guarding experience. June 21 - Aug 14. $2,866.50.

  • Lifeguard/counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, have current lifesaving and CPR certificates and experience in recreation or childcare. June 21 to Aug. 14. $2,450.

  • Senior Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work, supervision and childcare experience. June 21 to Aug. 14. $2,478.

  • Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work and childcare experience. June 21 to Aug. 14. $2,450.

  • Camp Nurse: Must be a certified or licensed physician, physician assistant(PA), registered nurse(RN), licensed practical nurse(LPN), or emergency medical

  • technician (EMT) with experience in nursing and first aid. June 21to Aug 14. Daytime and night-time shift rates.

  • Weekend Security Guard: Experience in security guarding preferred and willing to work days and overnights when groups are at camp. May 1- October 31.

  • Applications are also being accepted for the counselor-in-training program beginning March 1. 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 21- July 17. 16-year-olds participate in the program from June 21 - Aug.14and 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 bmorey@oswegocounty.com. Employment applications are also available by visiting Camp Hollis' website at www.oswegocounty.com/youth/hollis


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