Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Double H Ranch. Learn about some of our seasonal positions offered through the tabs below. Applications for seasonal employment will be announced in 2022.

Summer Employment

Cabin Counselor

Accommodation: Residential – Cabin Counselors live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Description:
Cabin Counselors are enthusiastic, nurturing individuals who care for and assist a group of campers. They work closely with their campers throughout each day and night to ensure that all campers have their needs met, are having a positive experience, and are staying safe.  Counselors travel with their campers to all activities. Counselors possess the ability to work well with children ages 6-16 years old.

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Aquatics Director

Accommodation: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer.

Description:
Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, talented teachers and coaches who are experts in their activity. Activity Leaders are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive experience for all campers in their program areas. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure all campers are having FUN!  Activity Leaders possess the ability to lead campers while being safe and positive at all times. These positions require specific certification and skill sets to run their program areas. If hired, we will provide the necessary training and certification required to fulfill all Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements.

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High Ropes Director

Accommodation: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer.

Description:
Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, talented teachers and coaches who are experts in their activity. Activity Leaders are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive experience for all campers in their program areas. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure all campers are having FUN!  Activity Leaders possess the ability to lead campers while being safe and positive at all times. These positions require specific certification and skill sets to run their program areas. If hired, we will provide the necessary training and certification required to fulfill all Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements.

New in 2021! Activity Leaders are NOT eligible to join a cabin as they have been in prior years.  As an Activity Leader, you will safely interact with multiple cabin pods as they visit your program area. To mitigate unnecessary exposure, you will not re-join a cabin pod once your program area shift has ended. Activity Leaders may choose to be either residential with housing provided, or non-residential and leave site at the end of shifts. Residential Activity Leaders will have additional camp responsibilities outside of your program area, such as helping run camp-wide events and creating content for virtual camper curriculum. Non- residential Activity Leaders will need to follow all camp regulations regarding off-site safety.

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High Ropes Assistant

Accommodation: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer.

Description:
Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, talented teachers and coaches who are experts in their activity. Activity Leaders are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive experience for all campers in their program areas. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure all campers are having FUN!  Activity Leaders possess the ability to lead campers while being safe and positive at all times. These positions require specific certification and skill sets to run their program areas. If hired, we will provide the necessary training and certification required to fulfill all Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements.

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Lifeguards

Accommodation: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer.

Description:
Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, talented teachers and coaches who are experts in their activity. Activity Leaders are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive experience for all campers in their program areas. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure all campers are having FUN!  Activity Leaders possess the ability to lead campers while being safe and positive at all times. These positions require specific certification and skill sets to run their program areas. If hired, we will provide the necessary training and certification required to fulfill all Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements.

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Activity Leader

Positions Available:

  • High Ropes Course
  • Barn
  • Aquatics (Pool & Waterfront)
  • Archery

Accommodation: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer.

Description:
Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, talented teachers and coaches who are experts in their activity. Activity Leaders are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive experience for all campers in their program areas. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure all campers are having FUN!  Activity Leaders possess the ability to lead campers while being safe and positive at all times. These positions require specific certification and skill sets to run their program areas. If hired, we will provide the necessary training and certification required to fulfill all Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements.

Unit Leader

Accommodation: Residential – Unit Leaders live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Description:
Unit Leaders are responsible, thoughtful, and organized leaders that provide direction to a cabin of staff, volunteers, and campers. Unit Leaders are responsible for managing the day-to-day structure of the cabin and ensuring that all campers, staff, and volunteers are having a safe and fun experience.  Unit Leaders are responsible for coaching staff, providing written and oral feedback, and encouraging growth and goal setting amongst their team. Unit Leaders have strong communication skills and can collaborate with camp leadership, the medical team, and camper parents in an appropriate and timely manner.

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Residential Nursing Coordinator

Our Nursing Coordinator is responsible for triaging and treating acute issues among campers and staff. He/She will care for campers as a cabin nurse and work shifts in our Body Shop. Our Nursing Coordinator works under the supervision of the Nursing Director. Our Nursing Coordinator works closely with the leadership team to ensure that all medical needs are being met. This position assumes the role of Nursing Director when the Nursing Director is off site. A current NYS license and PALS certification are required.

Questions about this position? Please e-mail Stephanie Neaton, Nursing Director, at nursing@doublehranch.org.

Residential Nurse

Our residential nurse functions as both a cabin nurse and a staff nurse in the Body Shop. He / She is a resource for the volunteer nurse assisting them throughout the week. Our Residential Nurse works under the supervision of the Nursing Director. A current NYS license and PALS certification are required.

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Questions about this position? Please e-mail Stephanie Neaton, Nursing Director, at nursing@doublehranch.org.

Non-Residential Staff Nurse

Our Staff nurses are responsible for triaging and treating acute issues among campers and staff. Our Staff Nurses provide coverage in our infirmary to ensure that we have 24 hour nursing coverage. Our Staff Nurses are supervised by our Nursing Director and Body Shop Manager.

Questions about this position? Please e-mail Stephanie Neaton, Nursing Director, at nursing@doublehranch.org.