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Counselor & Support Staff Positions

Food service staff applications will be accepted until filled. Interviews will be held in March and April. We will post specific interview dates as the season approaches.

There are three ways to submit employment forms: 
  • Email to rob@galescreekcamp.org
  • Fax to (971) 255-1575
  • Mail to:
    The Gales Creek Camp Foundation
    Attention: Personnel
    1100 NE 28th Ave, #106
    Portland, Oregon 97232

Assistant Camp Director
The Assistant Camp Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of the daily schedule of camp events and special activities. Promote daily and upcoming activities to excite and prepare campers. Is a positive role model for youth and staff at all times. Assist the Camp Director in all aspects of camp. Must have the ability to work with and supervise children. Must have at least one-year prior camp experience (prefer Gales Creek Camp experience). Current First Aid and CPR certification required prior to the start of camp. 

Counselors
A great job for elementary education, physical education and recreation students interested in leading, nurturing and role modeling healthy active life styles. Will supervise and guide children in developmentally appropriate camp activities. Must be at least 18 years of age (high school graduate preferred). Enthusiasm, sense of humor and patience in working with children required. Must have current First Aid and CPR certification prior to the start of camp. Must be able to commit to working entire camp schedule from June 14th to August 16th, 2015.

Lead Counselors
Assist the Camp Director with camper supervision, enforce policies to ensure campers safety, schedule time off, supervise all program activities, and manage counselors and CIT's. The lead counselor assumes more overall management and planning responsibilities than a counselor. Must be at least 18 years of age and have at least one-year prior camp experience (prefer Gales Creek Camp experience). Current First Aid and CPR certification required prior to camp.

Counselors in Training (CIT)
The Gales Creek camp CIT program will undergo a redesign process this year and, unfortunately, will not be operating in 2017. We sincerely apologize to anyone who has been looking forward to becoming a CIT this year. We know this is a big change, but it is in the long-term interest of the camp. Our focus must be on the camper experience. Taking a year to thoughtfully redesign the CIT program will not only make the program better for the future, it will ensure we are able to meet our commitments to our mission.