Camp Shaw Employment
Being a summer staff member is the hardest job you will ever love! The days are long and hot, but most will find it is a great experience. It is easy to be fun, enthusiastic and a great role model when you have so many campers looking up to you and you’ll never forget the lifelong friends you’ll make in a summer. There are many opportunities for our summer staff.
Each year we look for the following seasonal positions:
- Head Boy Counselor
- Head Girl Counselor
- Cabin Counselors
- Nature Program Coordinator
- Arts & Crafts Program Coordinator
- Recreation Program Coordinator
- Barn Program Coordinator
- Music Program Coordinator
- Waterfront Program Coordinator(age 21+)
- Archery Program Coordinator
- Low Ropes Course Facilitator
- Counselor in Training Program Coordinator(s)
- Maintenance & Grounds Keeping
- Cooks & Kitchen Help
- Camp Nurse (RN)
Camp Shaw staff members are some of the most passionate and influential individuals around! We are happy to work with our staff to tailor their summer employment to meet internship criteria. Staff come to us from all over the country and we even have a few from overseas. Staff members must be at least 18 years of age by the first week of camp.
To apply for a summer staff position (new or returning staff), please click here. If you need to set up an account, please set yourself up as a Guardian.
In addition, returning staff should fill out the supplemental form located here.
The Northern Illinois 4-H Camp Association’s and Camp Shaw-waw-nas-see is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.