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Join us this summer and you'll be part of the 'Laga family forever!

Employment Opportunities

Here’s the perfect summer job with the most fun ever in the most beautiful setting! Join us for summer 2021 and you’ll be a part of the 'Laga family forever! Apply today.

Year-Round Camp Director Position Open

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a phenomenal camp community in a gorgeous outdoor setting on the shores of Lake Champlain in South Hero, Vermont? YWCA Vermont is seeking a qualified, experienced camp professional to be Camp Hochelaga’s Camp Director. Established in 1919, Camp Hochelaga serves more than 700 girls and non-binary youth through traditional residential and day camp programming each season. Under the mission of eliminating racism and empowering women, Camp Hochelaga provides camp experiences focused on empowering young people to learn, grow, and build positive, lifelong friendships. Camp Hochelaga’s Camp Director works year-round to ensure the continued success of all summer camp programs, shoulder season programs, public relations, marketing, alumni engagement, development and donor stewardship, site maintenance and capital improvements, and community partnerships. This is a high-level leadership position requiring an adaptable, experienced individual with a strong ability to effectively prioritize, thrive in a fast-paced work environment, provide positive supervision for a large team, and maintain consistently professional communication with a large community. Qualifications include experience in summer camp leadership and at least 3 years as a supervisor. This is a full-time, year round position with a salary commensurate with experience, benefits available.

To apply email cover letter and resume to contactus@ywcavt.org by December 31, 2020.

Join the 2021 Summer Team

Whether you are a returning staff member or new to the 'Laga family, apply online today! Please reach out any time with interest or questions to contactus@ywcavt.org

Photos and descriptions below outline all positions included in Camp Hochelaga's seasonal team 

Camp Hochelaga is currently hiring for the following positions for summer 2021:

Residential Cabin Counselors
Non-Residential Day Camp Counselors
Head of Upper Mid Line
Head of Senior Line
Head of CITs/ACs
Head Chef
Kitchen Staff
Camp Nurse
Camp Health Officer

Cabin Counselors

Be a mentor and positive role model for girls ages 6-15 this summer! As a cabin counselor you will work directly with young people to empower them, build their confidence, and have a lot of fun outdoors all at the same time.

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Program Coordinator

From scheduling campers into activities each day to planning and facilitating epic all camp evening programs that campers and staff will remember for years to come, leave your mark on Camp Hochelaga's programming this summer! 

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Camp Health Officer/Nurse

Camp Hochelaga seeks a residential camp Nurse/Health Officer (RN preferred) to join us each summer to make sure our campers and staff can stay happy, healthy, and hydrated all summer long!

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Heads of Line

Provide leadership for our campers and staff in their cabin lives, making camp feel like home! Cabins are split up by "line," designating the age of campers. You can lead Lower Mid Line (ages 6-10), Upper Mid Line (ages 11-13) or Senior Line (ages 13-16).

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Head of CITs/ACs

Help us build our camp leaders of the future! Support our newest leaders at camp by teaching our Counselors-In-Training (age 16) and offering professional development guidance to our Assistant Counselors (age 17).

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Trip Coordinator

Promote environmental leadership, hands on learning, wilderness skill building, collaboration across differences, and empowerment through wilderness adventure trip experiences for youth and staff during the camp season!

Camp Hochelaga is not hiring for this position for the 2021 season

Day Camp Counselors

Be a mentor and positive role model for day campers this summer! As a day camp counselor you work directly with campers (ages 6 - 12) Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm. Bring your passion and help fill their days with camp magic!

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Waterfront Director

Provide leadership on Camp Hochelaga's waterfront this summer. Supervise a large lifeguard team, work with the Program Coordinator to schedule waterfront activities, and provide risk management. 

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Head Chef

Bring your passion for preparing healthy food for kids this summer! Work with an enthusiastic team to prepare meals using many local, fresh ingredients. Residential and Day-Only positions available.

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Day Camp Director

Lead and support Camp Hochelaga's Day Camp Program! Provide support and supervision for a staff team of 4, communicate with families, work with the Program Coordinator to schedule Day Camp specific activities. Residential or Mon-Fri day only options available.

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Administrative Assistant

Chat with campers and families, support the staff with office needs, organize camper paperwork, answer phones, and more. Residential or day-only positions available.

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Kitchen Team

Bring your passion for preparing healthy food for kids this summer! Work with an enthusiastic team to prepare meals using many local, fresh ingredients. Residential and Day-Only positions available.

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Summer Staff Employment Dates: 2021

Full staff: June 13th - August 15th, 2021 (Staff Training Week June 13th - 18th)

Leadership Staff (Waterfront Director, Day Camp Director, Heads of Line, Head of CITs/ACs, Program Coordinator, Trips Coordinator): June 5th - August 15th, 2021 (Leadership Training June 5th - 9th, then join full staff training)

Certifications (open to all interested staff) Lifeguarding, Boating, Archery: June 9th - 11th

For information on joining our Camp Staff, or for specific position descriptions  please call (802) 862-7520 or email us at contactus@ywcavt.org 

****YWCA Vermont is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran or family status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.