Summer Staff Employment
Work seems less like “work” when you’re helping to give kids a life-changing experience.
We aren’t just a great place to have fun we’re an awesome place to get important work accomplished and have a rewarding career. Roundup River Ranch employs a diverse, talented, and enthusiastic team of individuals in a dynamic work environment. We are all passionate about our mission and collaborative in our approach to making it come alive. We invite you to learn more about joining our Summer Staff team.
The 2017 Summer Staff application period is now open. Please read the information below for details about the application process and the Summer Staff experience. Thank you for your interest in the mission of Roundup River Ranch - we look forward to receiving your application.
For questions, please contact Camp Administrative Specialist Sarah Braucht via email at Sarah@RoundupRiverRanch.org or 970.524.5714.
Interested in learning more about serving as a volunteer? Please click here to learn more. Are you seeking full-time, year-round employment? Please click here to learn more about available opportunities.
Available Positions for 2017 Camp Season:
Please click each position to learn more about the individual roles and specific requirements.
Summer Staff (Camp counselor positions):
Summer Staff (Camp support positions with opportunities to act as camp counselors.):
Support Staff (Seasonal leadership staff):
- Administrative Specialist
- Cabin Life Specialist
- Dietary Specialist
- Facilities Technician
- Lead Housekeeper
- Media Specialist
- Program Specialist
Notes for Interested Applicants:
- Please note that the LATEST start date for any Summer Staff position is May 16th. Applicants not available full-time by May 16th should not apply to serve in a staff role. Instead, please consider applying for week or summer-long volunteer opportunities.
- Note that some Summer Staff positions have earlier start dates. Please confirm start dates in position descriptions to determine eligibility.
Application Submission Timeline:
- All interested candidates should apply as soon as possible, as spots fill up quickly. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling, first-come, first-served basis. We typically receive the bulk of our successful applicants in January.
- Note that applications are NOT considered complete until all 3 references have been submitted.
Hiring Process Timeline:
Please note that it can take a long time to successfully complete the hiring process, so please plan accordingly. Successful applicants will be interviewed 2-3 times, typically over a period of several weeks or even months, before a hiring decision is made. While we will make every effort to have a decision within 2-3 months of receiving your completed application (including references), we cannot guarantee when exactly you will find out your hiring status.
Who Is Encouraged to Apply?:
- Anyone who is available for the ENTIRE summer (at least May 16th to August 7th) with a passion for our mission is encouraged to apply. While we value previous camp and childcare experience, no previous experience with camp or childcare is required. Applicants should be ready to work long hours and to always put others before themselves. All staff and volunteers will be required to undertake care giving duties and direct supervision campers during daily activities and in camper accommodations. Anyone interested in dedicating their entire summer to a life-changing experience is welcome to apply.
Additional Questions or for More Information:
- Please direct all summer staff and application questions to Camp Administrative Specialist Sarah Braucht via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone during business hours at 970-524-5714.