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Fall 2018 Outdoor Education Program Staff


Camp Ondessonk currently has openings for:

Three (3) 3-month positions starting August 21st, 2018 and lasting until November 12th, 2018

Three (3) 9-month positions starting August 21st, 2018 and lasting until May 20th, 2019.



21 years of age

At least 2 years of college credit

Previous experience in a camp setting and basic knowledge of outdoor education

First Aid/CPR/AED certified or ability to become certified within 30 days of employment

High levels of personal integrity, emotional maturity, patience, adaptability, and self motivation, strong group facilitation

Energy, a good sense of humor, and a passion for the out-of-doors are a must



Bachelor’s degree in any field; but a degree in outdoor recreation, education, or related field is a plus

Knowledge of the experiential education process, environmental education, and challenge course facilitation

Strong group facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills, and a high degree of job flexibility

Wilderness First Aid or Responder, Lifeguard, American Canoe Association, Certified Interpretive Guide, archery, rock climbing, equestrian, or other certifications


COMPENSATION: $525-575 paid bi-weekly, meals provided during programs, shared on-site housing, pro-deals, access to thousands of acres of national forest.


Send cover letter, resume, & 3 references to Greg Santen at


Full Job Description Outdoor Education Program Staff Job Description-2018.



Camp Ondessonk hosts interns in a variety of academic majors, but the Program Staff position is the perfect way to get some great experience and your foot in the door of a wonderful organization.  Internships are based on the existing program staff positions and are paid the same rate as their fellow program staff.  Interns who would like to design their own experience outside of the above contract dates are welcome to contact us as well, but those positions may have a short period of unpaid work.  All other benefits like housing and meals will still be included.  Contact Greg Santen at to to discuss the possibilities and see if there is something that might fit with your area of study and semester calendar.




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