Employment Opportunities

Double H is more than a camp. You want more than a job. Submit your application today!

You don’t have to choose between valuable career experience and purpose this summer – at Double H, they come hand in hand. Every day at camp is a chance to impact the lives of children living with serious illness while honing the skills and abilities needed for a successful career in any field.

Top skills utilized daily at camp…

  1. Communication – Effectively communicate with people at all levels, from connecting with campers to collaborating with parents and medical staff.
  2. Teamwork – Partner with fellow cabin staff, activity leaders, and facilities associates to create a safe and fun environment for campers.
  3. Adaptability – Exercise managing emotions and shifting perspectives when program plans veer off course.
  4. Problem-Solving – Take initiative and apply personal experience for effective, in-the-moment decision making.
  5. Creativity – Use imagination to create memorable experiences and inspire campers to have fun.

Read more about our available positions, eligibility requirements, and important dates below; then submit your application today!

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Get Back to the Heart of Nursing

Residential Nurse

Residential Nurse

Join our medical team to be part of a happy and healthy camp experience for children who are facing chronic illnesses. From the ropes course to talent shows, your nursing skills can provide campers with a medically safe environment to try new things, grow their self-confidence, and be a kid.

Description: The Residential Nurse functions as both a Cabin Nurse, caring for a cabin of campers, and a Staff Nurse, covering shifts in the Body Shop. They are a resource for Volunteer Cabin Nurses, assisting them throughout the week. Our Residential Nurse works under the supervision of the Nursing Director. In addition to a current NYS Nursing License, PALS Certification is also required.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Current NYS Nursing License
    • Residential Nurses must be PALS Certified and able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2 – August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential Nurses live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Neaton, RN, Nursing Director at sneaton@doublehranch.org 

 

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Staff Nurse

Staff Nurse

Join our medical team to be part of a happy and healthy camp experience for children who are facing chronic illnesses. From the ropes course to talent shows, your nursing skills can provide campers with a medically safe environment to try new things, grow their self-confidence, and be a kid.

Description: Staff Nurses provide shift coverage in our onsite clinic, the Body Shop, to ensure 24-hour nursing care. During shifts, they are responsible for triaging and treating acute issues among campers and staff. Staff Nurses are coordinated and supervised by the Nursing Director and Body Shop Manager.

Eligibility Requirements: Current NYS Nursing License

Accommodations: Staff Nurses are non-residential positions. All meals are provided during shifts.

Questions? Please contact Stephanie Neaton, RN, Nursing Director at sneaton@doublehranch.org 

 

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Have Some Serious Fun

Activities Coordinator

 

Description: The Activities Coordinator helps to create and implement adaptive and inclusive programming that meets the needs of all campers. They assist Program Staff in developing intentional and engaging activities, provide needed supplies, and help with facilitation when needed. They are also responsible for camp-wide programming throughout the summer, including campfire entertainment, camp wide game, morning assembly, and camp spirit events and activities.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior camp or leadership experience.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential – The Activities Coordinator lives onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Cabin Staff

 

Description: Cabin Staff are enthusiastic, nurturing individuals who care for and assist a group of campers aged 6-16 years old, and 17-21 years old during the Alumni Session. 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.

Available Positions:

    • Unit Leader: Head Counselor of a Cabin (prior camp or leadership experience required)
    • Cabin Counselor

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential – All Cabin Staff live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Aquatics

 

Description: The Aquatics Team consists of an Aquatics Director and certified lifeguards who are responsible for the safety and programming of the pool and waterfront program areas. These activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, and talented individuals who are experts in their areas. They are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive camp experience for all campers. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure everyone is having SAFE FUN!  These positions require specific enthusiasm, certification and skill sets to run their program areas. Double H will provide the necessary training and certifications required for hired individuals (including Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements). All lifeguard, CPR, and First Aid certifications must be up to date and completed before the first day of summer training.

Available Positions:

    • Aquatics Director (prior camp or leadership experience required)
    • Lifeguards

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential or Non-Residential – The Aquatics Director is a residential position. All other Lifeguards may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of summer. Residential positions live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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The Barn

 

Description:The Barn Team consists of the Barn Director and Barn Staff who have previous horse and small animal experience. Barn staff are responsible for the safety and programming of both people and animals at the barn program area. These activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, and talented individuals who are experts in their areas. They are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive camp experience for all campers. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure everyone is having SAFE FUN!  These positions require specific enthusiasm, certification and skill sets to run their program areas. Double H will provide the necessary training and certifications required for hired individuals (including Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements).

Available Positions:

    • Barn Director (prior camp or leadership experience required)
    • Barn Staff

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential or Non-Residential – The Barn Director is a residential position. All other Barn Staff may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of Summer. Residential positions live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Creative Exploration Team

 

Description: The Creative Exploration Team consists of the Arts and Crafts, Creative Arts, Discovery, and Photographer program areas.  These Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, and talented individuals who are experts in their areas. They are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive camp experience for all campers. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure everyone is having SAFE FUN!  These positions require specific enthusiasm, certification and skill sets to run their program areas. Double H will provide the necessary training and certifications required for hired individuals (including Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements). Creative Exploration Team staff will primarily be responsible for their assigned program area but will be cross trained in all areas to better assist and support each other and our campers.

Available Positions:

    • Arts and Crafts Staff
    • Creative Arts Staff (Performing Arts Activities)
    • Discovery Staff (Science Based Activities)
    • Camp Photographer

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential or Non-Residential – Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of summer. Residential positions live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Outdoor Adventure Team

 

Description: The Outdoor Adventure Team consists of the Archery, High Ropes Course, Team Adventure, and Outdoor Extreme program areas. These Activity Leaders are energetic, spirited, and talented individuals who are experts in their areas. They are responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive, adaptive camp experience for all campers. Activity Leaders are devoted to teaching and supporting campers to build skills and self-esteem while making sure everyone is having SAFE FUN!  These positions require specific enthusiasm, certification and skill sets to run their program areas. Double H will provide the necessary training and certifications required for hired individuals (including Double H, NYS, and SeriousFun requirements). Outdoor Adventure Team staff will primarily be responsible for their assigned program area but will be cross trained in all four programs to better assist and support each other and our campers.

Available Positions:

    • Archery Staff
    • High Ropes Course Director (prior camp or leadership experience required)
    • High Ropes Course Staff
    • Outdoor Extreme Staff (Outdoor & Nature Appreciation)
    • Team Adventure Staff (Sports & Teambuilding)

Eligibility Requirements:

    • At least 19 years of age, or 18 and a year out of high school.
    • Prior experience working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 2-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential or Non-Residential – The High Ropes Course Director is a residential position. All other Activity Leaders may choose to live either on or off-site for the duration of summer. Residential positions live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Staff In Training

 

Description: Staff in Training is a leadership and skill building program for staff members aged 17-18 years old who are interested in a future summer role at Double H. Staff in Training (SITs) will have the choice of two tracks with the option to learn the responsibilities of Cabin Staff or Activity Leaders. All participants will receive hands-on training and guidance to develop their skills as Double H staff members.

Eligibility Requirements:

    • 17-18 years of age.
    • Prior experience and/or interest in working with children.
    • Able to commit to the camp schedule from June 29-August 9, 2022. See listed Important Dates below.

Accommodations: Residential – All Staff in Training live onsite with housing and meals provided.

Questions? Please contact Kate Walsh, Camp Director at kwalsh@doublehranch.org

 

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Housekeeping Assistant

 

Description: Housekeeping Assistants ensure that camp is a safe, clean, and welcoming environment all summer long. Help our Housekeeping Team with regular disinfecting, cleaning, and general upkeep in cabins, program areas, and common areas around camp.

Accommodations: Housekeeping Assistants are non-residential positions. All meals are provided during shifts.

Questions? Please contact Cassie Gebo, Housekeeping Director at cgebo@doublehranch.org.

 

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Kitchen Assistant

 

Description: Kitchen Assistants help  make camp possible through the preparation of nutritious meals and ensuring a safe and clean kitchen environment for all. Help our Food Service Team with daily meal prep, providing food for programs, and disinfecting and cleaning the kitchen, dining hall, and cabin meal locations around camp.

Accommodations: Kitchen Assistants are non-residential positions. All meals are provided during shifts.

Questions? Please contact Jeremy Carner, Food Service Director at jcarner@doublehranch.org

 

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2022 Summer Camp Sessions

Camp Inspiration: June 15-19

Session 1: June 23-27

Session 2: June 30 – July 4

Session 3: July 7-11

Session 4: July 15-19

Session 5: July 22-26

Session 6: July 29 – August 2

Alumni Session: August 5-9

 

Training Dates

Unit Leader & Activity Leader Training: June 2-4

All Staff Training: June 6-12

SIT Training: June 29 – July 4

Double H provides full training for seasonal staff including:

    • How to mentally and physically care for campers and their medical diagnoses.
    • Leadership, problem-solving, teamwork, communication, creativity and more.
    • Wellness, inclusion, diversity, and equity in the camp environment.
    • Necessary certifications for Activity Directors & Leaders, such as lifeguard, archery instructor, and high ropes course certifications.

 

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