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Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer Employment Opportunities

Summer Employment Opportunities

The Upper New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church offers numerous programs for camp and retreat ministries at Skye Farm Camp & Retreat Center. We strive to build up the Body of Christ by the faith experience that can be gained through a camping program. Summer staff help to make this extensive and vital ministry possible!

Our programs specifically seek to provide a faith experience for campers, volunteers, and staff. Staff persons, both paid employees and volunteers, are expected to contribute to this effort by being willing to share their own personal faith with campers, volunteers, and other staff. Staff serve in a variety of areas, including the office, kitchen, maintenance, and program. Other staff serve as counselors and provide direct custodial care for children. Please look at the list of positions for a complete listing. Persons considered for employment and volunteer positions must submit to a clearance process for workers with children, youth, and disabled adults. This record keeping and documentation is required by the New York State Health Department and The United Methodist Church.

Counselor: A Counselor provides custodial care to groups of campers, and works with the Counselor Coordinators, Program Director, Assistant Director and/or the Director to plan, coordinate, and implement specific aspects of the camp program. Must have ability to lead, advise and communicate well with campers.

Lifeguard: A Lifeguard works with the Waterfront Coordinator to coordinate swimming and boating activities, and to supervise campers, staff, and volunteers when they use the waterfront,
in accordance with policies established by the Board of Camps and Retreat Ministries, and directives set by the Director. Certification requirements

Maintenance Assistant: The Maintenance Assistant assists in the maintenance of buildings, equipment, grounds, and vehicles. Cleaning of buildings, grounds, woodland maintenance,
requires use of power tools and power equipment. (Must be 18 years or older)

Cook/Kitchen Assistants: Responsible for assisting in providing nutritious, well prepared meals. Includes, preparation, maintaining a clean kitchen, dishwashing, learn and follow rules of the kitchen and food handling. (Must be 18 years or older)

It should be noted that this document has abbreviated job descriptions. At times it may be necessary to accept other assignments to provide for effective operation of Skye Farm. Positions all include Room and Board for the time employed.

To apply please CLICK HERE to fill out an online application.

Questions? Contact:

Ryan Siver, Director of Skye Farm at or 518-494-7170.

Posted on March 21st by Mike Huber