Seeking applicants to serve as SUMMER STAFF, with employment between May 10-Aug 21, 2021 (start date flexible based on exam schedule). Positions can be arranged to fulfil a variety of internship specifications: education, natural resources, marketing, food service, counseling, etc.
Do you love the outdoors? Interest in ag/rural issues and/or the environment? Got a passion for social justice? Can’t get enough of group road trips? Love spending time with kids? Careful about COVID-19?
Wisconsin Farmers Union hires motivated, energetic and co-op-minded individuals to fill staff positions at our educational & recreational summer camp and for outreach at special events around the state.
WFU Kamp Kenwood is located just east of Chippewa Falls on Lake Wissota (north of Eau Claire, WI).
This position combines a camp counselor role with opportunities for travel and event outreach.
-Develop, facilitate and evaluate educational classes and recreational programs planned with the camp director.
-Reside in one of four cabins with campers ages 7-18. (This may be modified for Summer 2021 for COVID-19 risk management – staff may reside just outside the cabins in comfortable tents, with cots.) Assist with activities/duties (lead short trail hikes, supervise kitchen clean-up, work with art/crafts, music or drama groups).
-Work and live in an outdoor setting at a beautiful lakeside camp facility.
-Training during May (start date is flexible); overnight camp sessions during June, July & August; day camps and outreach events (fairs & festivals) across the state throughout the summer. (Events will be minimal in Summer 2021 due to COVID-19 risk management.) Outdoor and weekend work; will involve travel and home stays when overnight camps are not in session. There is a block of time off in late June/early July, but long stretches of work during the rest of the summer. (There may be restrictions on how/where time off can be spent, due to COVID-19 risk management, including the creation of a staff “bubble” or cohort.)
-Base salary of $55.00 per working day plus room (shared space) & board during camp sessions & events. Volunteer Counselor-In-Training program; also open to internship development.
-Smoke-free environment (except for campfires!).