We are looking for some awesome people to join our team at Woodward Tahoe! Every summer, we receive interest from 100's of people for employment at Woodward Tahoe. A person's motivation for being involved in camp may vary: some are looking for a way to have fun in the summer, others may be looking to have a positive impact on the lives of our campers. Whatever the reason, we're always looking for people who can help make camp a great experience for kids!
Camp employees should expect:
Camp employees should NOT expect:
The following jobs require applicants to be at least 18 years of age.
Athletic Trainer: This position serves as the Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) in an Action Sports camp for children and youth who are engaging in skiing, snowboarding, skateboarding, biking, and a variety of other activities. The ATC supervises all injuries related to trauma in the Bunker, in the skateparks, and around camp and works with the Medical Manager to make the call on diagnosis and next steps with the patient. They are responsible for the day to day medical needs of the participants including but not limited to: taping, icing, after-care needs, responding to emergencies, administering first aid, etc. This position reports to the Medical Manager.
General Counselor: A General Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for kids while at camp. General Counselors stay overnight in The Bunkhouse and are responsible for up to 12 campers between the ages of 7-17. Further, they are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper when they are not in instructional sessions. This includes eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc. General Counselors have specific duties related to keeping The Bunkhouse and bunkrooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. General Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Although you are hired on as a General Counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp.
Kitchen Staff: Kitchen Staff work under the direction of the Kitchen Supervisor in maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, cooking and serving food and drinks in the Mess Hall and Moondoes Café, and striving for efficiency, friendliness, and quality of service within all food and beverage outlets. Kitchen staff follow a weekly work schedule and may be scheduled at the Mess Hall or Moondoes Café.
Every summer, we have many parents who help us at Woodward Tahoe. A parent's motivation for being involved in camp may vary: some are looking for a way to subsidize their child's tuition, others may want to bring a young child who may be leery about their first full week away from home. Find out more!
Camp Driver: The Camp Driver works under the supervision of the Camp Office Manager. Camp Drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a clean driving record. Camp Drivers are responsible for transporting campers, staff, and special guests to and from airports, bus stations, or medical facilities with camp vehicles. Drivers have scheduled work times and are also on-call during their entire stay in case of emergency. A comprehensive training upon arrival will provide detailed information on company policies and procedures. In exchange for your services, you will receive a $300 discount from your child’s total tuition fees.
Camp Nurse: Camp Nurses are responsible for providing medical coverage to campers and staff and related administrative duties. Nurses will have responsibilities including medical paperwork, medical rescues, dispensing medication, and caretaking for those individuals needing to spend periods of time in the camp infirmary. Nurses will work in conjunction with other camp medical staff including Ski Patrol and certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) to provide medical injury coverage. Nurses will communicate campers’ medical needs to appropriate staff so arrangements can be made to alter training and/or recreation as needed. Nurses are expected to assist campers in resuming activity as quickly and safely as possible. Nurses are expected to provide a quiet, professional, caring environment for those in medical need.
Mini Parent Counselor: A Mini Parent Counselor’s mission is to foster a positive and nurturing environment for our youngest kids who attend camp (generally ages 7 to 9). There could be up to 10 children in your Bunkroom, and your role is to be a parent to these young children 24/7. Further, you are responsible for the daily and nightly needs of each camper including eating meals with them, making sure they get to activities on time, helping them call home, etc. As a counselor, you’ll have specific duties related to keeping your rooms clean, helping kids check-in and orient them to camp, enforce rules, etc. Mini Counselors must present a neat and well-kept appearance during their stay at Woodward Tahoe and be a role model in character and behavior. Mini Counselors work under the direction of the Head Counselor. Although you are hired on as a counselor, this position is ever changing and you must be able to complete multiple jobs at any given time while at camp. In exchange for your services, you will receive a $300 discount from your child’s total tuition fees.
The following jobs require applicants to be at least 16 years of age.
Junior Counselor: Junior Counselors may be asked to perform a variety of tasks including but not limited to cleaning The Bunker, cleaning the cafeteria, cleaning The Bunkhouse, keeping restrooms orderly throughout the day, assisting with camper activities, and assisting General Counselors in The Bunkrooms. Junior counselors must attend one week of camp as a paying camper during the summer in which they are hired. Junior Counselors are hired for 1 or 2 weeks and are typically between the ages of 16-17 years old. Junior Counselors are part time or full time; days and hours may vary but will include weekends and holidays. Junior Counselors are considered campers as well as staff members and therefore are subject to all rules that apply to campers.
We will begin posting available winter positions in July. Please check back then!