At Austin Sunshine Camps, we focus on building community, fostering creativity, and building compassion across lines of difference, and we can’t do this work without having healthy campers. The Camp Health Officer is the most crucial player in ensuring our kids stay healthy for their week at camp! This role has developed an increasing importance in the era of COVID-19, and will be a crucial part of the team that ensures safety and wellness for all campers and staff. The Camp Health Officer provides first aid care for campers and staff, oversees the administration of medications to campers and staff, coordinates visits to a physician when needed, monitors health and cleanliness standards, organizes paperwork and maintains file organization. The important work of the Camp Health Officer includes monitoring and evaluating camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggesting modifications that would create more healthful conditions at camp.
Pay & Benefits
● Between $5,000 and $7,000 USD, commensurate with qualifications and experience
● Any children you have between ages 8-15 can go to camp for FREE for all 8 weeks. Younger children can accompany you at camp, but programming will be dependent on child age/ability.
● Meals and snacks provided while camp is in session (lunch on Mondays through lunch on Fridays)
● Free lodging (May 28 - August 15, weekends and holidays) at our spacious Zilker Lodge located in the heart
of Zilker Park and only minutes away from downtown Austin
● Five day vacation between sessions 4 and 5 (July 12-16); dependent on camp dates
● Weekends (Sat-Sun) off, except Saturday, Aug. 14; three day break on July 12-14
TO APPLY you MUST MUST MUST visit https://www.sunshinecamps.org/seasonalstaff/,
read the information, and then apply THROUGH OUR PORTAL. Resumes emailed cannot be considered.
● Minimum requirement: CNA with 40 hour med pass certificate
● Overnights REQUIRED during the week.
● Registered nurse, licensed vocational nurse (preferred)
● American Red Cross Emergency Response certificate or Wilderness First Responder Certificate (required if
not a registered nurse or licensed vocational nurse)
● Pediatric and previous camp experience (preferred)
● Ability to drive a camp vehicle to transport campers to emergency treatment
● Ability to pass national criminal background check
● Ability to lift or assist campers or staff
● Ability to keep neat and orderly records