Welcome to the Camp Chickagami staff application for staff and volunteers.
Steps to getting hired at Camp Chickagami:
1. Complete your application
2. Have three references complete a reference check form (included in application process)
3. Our staff will connect with you once we have application & references to schedule a 30 minute interview via ZOOM.
This year we will be running various program opportunities from mid-June through the beginning of August. Family camps, overnight camps, day camps on site at Camp Chickagami, off-site day camps at churches around the state and traveling trip camps. Summer Camp Counselors will provide support to all programs during the summer.
General Counselors (18+) serve the entire summer from June 11th - August 6th.
Junior Staff (11th - 12th grade who have completed Counselors-In-Training in a prior year) serve the weeks of July 7th - July 22nd and July 30th - August 4th. Junior Staff are invited to register for the Traveling Trip Camp session from July 22nd - July 29th.
Adult Volunteers (18+) serve for specific week(s) or program areas.
Interviews and hiring will be on a rolling basis. All staff must have a background check and complete all paperwork before employment is confirmed.
Please note that thoughtful yet brief responses are welcomed in our application. If you have difficulty accessing or completing the application, contact email@example.com and we can help you!
All persons hired for Camp Chickagami staffs are required to have current certifications in first aid and CPR, submit the Consent to Treat form, and complete a Voluntary Disclosure Statement about criminal history. Opportunities for certifications will be made available to staff hired early in the season.
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Note: If you are under 18 years old and applying to be a Junior Staff person, you will be required to have your parent or guardian create your account for you. The reason for this is, while you may be applying to be a staff person, you are still a minor and the State of Michigan requires us to have certain permissions from your parents to employ you at our camp.
Junior Staff: $150 per week; plus room, board, food, laundry services and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
1st year staff members: $300 per week; plus room, board, food, laundry services and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
2nd year staff members: $325 per week; plus room, board, food, laundry services and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
3rd year staff members and beyond: $350 per week; plus room, board, food, laundry services and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
Program Director/Assistant Director/Kitchen Director/etc: $375 per week ($25 will be added to weekly pay if the individual returns for a 2nd, 3rd or 4th summer in the same position); plus room, board, food, laundry services and American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
Benefits package (including food, room, board, laundry service, transferable training and certifications) valued at about $250 per week/$2000 for the 8 week season.