Job Opportunities

Each year we seek dynamic, experienced, and dependable individuals to join our team of staff for the summer season. In general, positions at Beaver fall into the following categories:

Program Directors

  • manage and supervise specific division or programs within camp
  • provide support and guidance to their team of staff
  • coordinate parent communication

Qualifications: College graduate, or equivalent, with demonstrated leadership experience in an education environment.

Head Counselors

  • responsible for the daily supervision and management of a single group of campers in a specific age group
  • lead campers through their daily activities
  • directly supervise General Counselors
  • support Activity Specialists in leading camp activities
  • manage direct communication with parents of campers in their group

Qualifications: High School graduate with professional employment experience working with children.

Senior and Junior Counselors

  • assist Head Counselor in managing a specific group of campers
  • provide campers with physical and emotional safety and an overall positive camp experience
  • assist Activity Specialists in the full range of camp activities
  • gain further experience through opportunities for responsibility and leadership

Qualifications: Junior counselors must be at least 16 years of age with demonstrated experience working with children. Senior Counselors must be a high school graduate with demonstrated experience working with children.

Activity Specialists

  • responsible for the leadership of a specific camp activity
  • current camp activities lead by specialists include: archery, sports, art, woodworking, drama, dance, video, photography, ropes course, martial arts, music, cooking, Design Lab, ceramics, gymnastics, tennis, and nature
  • design and teach a rich and varied curriculum in their specific activity
  • work with either the 3 to 5 year old or 6 to 12 year old age ranges

Qualifications: College graduate, or equivalent, with demonstrated experience both teaching their activity and managing groups of children.

Aquatics Staff

  • responsible for leading swim instruction in all age groups
  • provide overall safety at pools through supervision and lifeguarding

Qualifications: Minimum age 16 with current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification, Water Safety Instructor certification preferred

Specialty Program Instructors

  • responsible for leading a small group of campers through an intensive specialty program experience
  • work most often partnered with one staff member to guide campers through one of our specialty camps

Qualifications: College graduate,  or equivalent, with demonstrated experience both teaching their activity and managing groups of children

Not sure if we have a role for you? Contact us anyway. We can explore roles together!

Each and every Beaver staff member is selected after undergoing a thorough application and interview process. We receive many applicants for each opening and therefore are highly selective.

Hiring happens on a rolling basis throughout the year until all positions are filled. The process includes:

  • Staff Application. Must be completed online.
  • Personal Interview. Conducted by either the Camp Director or Associate Director.
  • 3 Professional/Personal References. A combination of individuals from work and/or school who can attest to your skills and integrity.
  • Employment Verification.  Confirmation of past employment experience.
  • State and National Criminal Background Checks. CORI and SORI conducted the Massachusetts system and the FBI fingerprint database.
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