Work for Camp Blue Spruce

Mom, this was the most MAGICAL week of my entire life!

Paprika, Counselor 2019

Be a part of the Camp Blue Spruce team!!  If you have food allergies or would like to make a difference in the lives of children with food allergies, apply today as an Employee or Volunteer for overnight camp. Counselors, Program and Kitchen staff create the camp magic for our campers. And, what’s really going on behind all of the fun? If you’re not careful, you’ll develop skills employers really want to see on your resume! Practical leadership, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and other 21st century skills are all practiced daily at camp. You will get as much out of the experience as you give. Thanks for applying!

General Requirements for All Positions

  • Desire to work with children
  • Be a team player and participate in all camp activities
  • Attend and participate in camp staff training
  • For in-person camp, have current certification in CPR, First Aid, AED, Oregon Food Handler’s
  • Reliability and dependability

Positions for Overnight Camp

Dates for 2024: Staff Training is August 8-11 in Sandy, Oregon
Overnight Camp is August 12-17 in Falls City, Oregon
(Room & Board Provided for all dates)

Cabin Counselor

Primary caregivers for each camper. Responsible for carrying out activities and guiding campers in their personal growth and daily living skills. Must be 18 or older.

See the Job Description

Cabin Counselor Teen Unit

Lead teen group in team building and initiatives. Direct, supervise, and organize teen campers and their activities. Must be 21 or older.

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Unit Coordinator

Supports and oversees cabin counselors in a variety of capacities. Previous experience as a cabin counselor preferred. Must be 21 or older.

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Program Staff

Develop and implement curriculum to provide campers with a creative, fun, and rewarding programs. Offer support to other areas of camp when available. Must be 18 or older.

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Prepare nutritious meals for campers and staff three times/week. Sous Chefs, Prep Chefs and a Baker positions available. Must be 18 or older and have current Oregon Food Handler’s License.

See the Sous Chef Job Description

See the Kitchen Staff Job Description.

Extra Allergy Coordinator

Primary contact for campers with food allergies beyond the top ten allergens. Assist campers to be sure they are eating the foods that are safe for them. 21 or older preferred. Dietitian or nutritionist experience preferred.

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Health House Staff

Support and maintain the health of campers and staff.

See the Health House Staff Job Description

Assistant Camp Director

Assist the Camp Director in managing all staff, camp activities, and scheduling.

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If you are looking for information on the Counselor In Training (CIT) Program, click here.