Current Overnight Summer Camp Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in working at our overnight summer camp. Please apply for any of the listed positions by using our online job application. We’ll get in touch with you soon.

Joe Mendes

(216) 849-9395 (winter office) * (740) -269-0137 (camp)
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Job Listings:

Wellness Center Manager

Wellness Center Coordinator

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About Camp Roosevelt Firebird: For 101 years, we’ve been creating a quality and caring community, training amazing staff, and designing fun and engaging activities for campers. We are located on scenic Leesville Lake in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian plateau. Campers develop self-confidence, leadership, respect, humor, and appreciation for the environment and more. Campers choose from a variety of activities and enjoy our wonderful 103 acres of woods, hills and pastures. Sports, swimming, boating, creative arts, adventure, camping – we’ve got it all! Plus we have a few special twists: farming, animal care, and sustainability projects; and community service and leadership training. We always have fun at camp, we also strive to make ourselves and the world a better place!

Job Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Directors and our Team of Health Care Supervisers, the Wellness Center Coordinator is a health care provider who coordinates care for all injuries, ailments, and emergencies that occur at camp. The Wellness Center Coordinator is also an extension of the camper’s parents, to help in moments of homesickness, provide TLC, and provide help with adjustment at camp. The Wellness Center Coordinator is an integral part of our community who participates in camp activities and is always willing to pitch in any realm of camp.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain a clean and sanitary health care center

  • Keep an inventory of medical supplies and reorder as needed.

  • Dispense medications to staff and campers.

  • Be prepared to handle emergencies that arise at any time.

  • Assist with cabin inspection to encourage and support camper hygiene.

  • Maintain accurate records of camper and staff visits to the health center.

  • Maintain accurate records of medication distribution – OTC, prescriptions, and as-needed medicine.

  • Maintain high standards of health and safety in all activities for campers and staff

  • Be a role model to campers and staff in your attitude and behavior.

  • Other tasks or duties deemed necessary by the camp director.

All staff members of Camp Roosevelt Firebird must be able to:

1. Think clearly at all times.

2. Work cooperatively with staff and campers.

3. Exercise good judgment.

4. Operate tools, equipment, vehicles, boats and appliances as applicable to job duties.

5. Assist staff and campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury or natural disaster).

6. Maintain supervision of assigned area(s) while on duty.

7. Possess the mental, visual and auditory ability to respond to environmental hazards and internal and external threats to the camp community.

Preferred Experience: Applicants should be 21 or older, and should be a certified registered nurse (RN) or emergency medical technician (EMT). Other levels of Health Care Experience and licencing may be considered sufficient as well. Experience and/or interest in working with children is preferred. A Wellness Center Coordinator should be a fun, patient, honest, caring and responsible person who wants to spend time in the outdoors with kids. We provide extensive training in counseling skills, so that our entire staff is ready to work with our campers when they arrive. We assume your certification includes current First Aid and CPR certification or higher.

Compensation: Camp Roosevelt Firebird staff must be available from June 5 – August 1 , 2017. Salary is $500 per week for the duration of the contract period, plus room & board and a travel stipend. Reimbursement provided for temporary Ohio RN license if needed.

How to Apply: Our online application is at the bottom of this website page. If you have additional questions, call or email

To Apply

Follow the links below to fill out an online application.

Upon opening the link, you must set up an account and then click on "register for this session." This will take you to the appropriate application.

All staff positions require first aid and CPR training. Many positions require additional training and certifications.

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