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Youth Bureau is Accepting Applications for Camp Hollis jobs

OSWEGO – Applications are currently being accepted for summer jobs at Camp Hollis.  Camp Hollis is a children’s residential camp owned by Oswego County and operated by the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau.

The camp is located in the town of Oswego on the shore of Lake Ontario.

Children ages 8 to 14 attend camp for one week and participate in a variety of summer camp activities.

Most jobs require residency at Camp Hollis from Sunday evening through Friday evening each week, with weekends off.

Applications are being accepted for these positions:

•    Group Activity Leader: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience.  Skills and activity planning a must.  June 23-Aug. 16.  The salary is $2,478.
•    Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, with organized camp, recreation or childcare experience.  June 23 – Aug. 16.  The salary ranges from $2,184 to $2,324.
•    Waterfront Director: Must be at least 21 years of age, have current WSI certificates and three seasons of life guarding experience. June 23 – Aug 16. The salary is $2866.
•    Lifeguard/counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age, have current lifesaving and CPR certificates and experience in recreation or childcare.  June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,450.
•    Senior Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work, supervision and childcare experience.  June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,478.
•    Kitchen Helper/Counselor: Must be at least 17 years of age with kitchen work and childcare experience.  June 23 to Aug. 16. The salary is $2,184.

Applications will be accepted for the counselor-in-training program beginning on March 1.
Youth age 15- or 16-years-old may apply to be accepted into this training program.

The program runs from June 23 through July 19 for 15-year-olds and from June 23 through August 16 for 16-year-olds.

Residency is required for both trainings and 16-year-olds will receive a stipend.

For job applications and additional information, contact Brandon Morey at the Youth Bureau, at 315-349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451 or [email protected]

Employment applications are also available by visiting Camp Hollis’ Web site at www.oswegocounty.com/youth/hollis