Summer Job Descriptions

Our Summer Staff serve for 9-10 weeks during the summer. Summer Staff is divided into teams, managed by a coordinator. Please review the job descriptions below before applying for a position.

Program Staff

Our Program Staff are the heart of our summer program! They are the counselors who care for our campers and lead them through specialized activities, from arts & crafts to ceramics, from swimming and boating to low and high ropes. 

For 2021, we are looking to hire 20 Program staff plus two Program Staff Coordinators (age 21+). Five Program Staff will be assigned to each Conference (camper group). Program Staff will be cross-trained in multiple activity areas. We are especially looking for candidates who are certified as lifeguards or ropes course facilitators, or who are willing to undergo training for certification. 

Program Staff Coordinator Job Description

Conference Leader Job Description

Program Staff Job Description

Waterfront

Our Waterfront Staff maintain safe swimming and boating facilities. Waterfront Staff must be at least 18 years old and possess current lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR certifications. Current boating/watercraft certifications are needed to oversee the boating waterfront. Waterfront Staff are supervised by the Waterfront Coordinator, who must be at least 21 years old.

Waterfront Coordinator Job Description (age 21 or older)

Adventure Team

The Adventure Team, or A-Team, are our Ropes Course Facilitators, responsible for safety and programming on our high and low ropes courses. A-Team Specialists must be at least 18 years old and must have current ropes certifications. They are supervised by the A-Team Coordinator, who must be at least 21 years old.

A-Team Coordinator (age 21 or older)

Kitchen Staff

Our Kitchen Staff prepare three meals a day and snacks for everyone at camp. They are supervised by the Food Services Manager and the Kitchen Coordinator, who must be at least 21 years old.

Kitchen Coordinator Job Description (age 21 or older)

Kitchen Staff Job Description (age 18 or older)

Maintenance & Housekeeping Staff (ETF)

Our Maintenance & Housekeeping Staff, known as ETF (Ecological Task Force), must be at least 18 years old and are responsible for general maintenance and housekeeping around the property, including daily cleaning, deep cleaning between sessions, mowing, minor repairs, and trash management. They often work on special projects around site. ETF is supervised by the Site Manager and the ETF Coordinator, who must be at least 21 years old.

Maintenance & Housekeeping Coordinator Job Description (age 21 or older)

Maintenance & Housekeeping Staff Job Description (age 18 or older)

 

Silver Lake Conference Center

Silver Lake Conference Center is a ministry of the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.
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223 Low Road | Sharon, CT 06069 | 860.364.5526 | Fax: 860.364.1000 | slcc@silverlakect.org