Kitchen and Housekeeping Support Staff – Overnight Summer Camp in Beautiful NH!

Camp Starfish
12 Camp Monomonac Rd.
Rindge, NH 03461
United States

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From $1,200
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description

Kitchen and Housekeeping Support Staff – Overnight Summer Camp

We’re looking for motivated individuals to join our Support Staff team who will help in camp meal operations and camp sanitation and upkeep. Camp Starfish is a residential (overnight) summer camp serving children with emotional, learning and behavioral challenges. A member of the support staff team will work with the camp chef to prepare and serve three meals a day to our camp community and/or support staff may to help maintain and ensure healthy and safe camp facilities, cleaning and sanitizing camp spaces on a daily basis.

Job Responsibilities:

• Under direction of the Camp Chef, assist with preparing, cooking and serving breakfast, lunch and dinner meals each day

• Assist in preparing dining room for use prior to meals and then in cleaning dining room after meals

• Follow all procedures to ensure safe working conditions and safe food preparation and storage

• Help to maintain kitchen in a clean manner that meets Health Code regulations

• Complete dishwashing after meals

• Clean and Sanitize camp bathhouses

• Sanitize high-touch surfaces around camp

• Assist with laundry as needed

• Assist with small maintenance tasks as requested


Successful candidates demonstrate:

• Strong personal integrity, adaptability, emotional intelligence, enthusiasm, patience, grit and self-control

• Ability to work successfully as a member of a team as well as take initiative on individual responsibilities

• Ability to understand, role model, and adhere to Starfish policies and procedures

• Willingness and ability to seek and accept supervision and guidance

• Ready to embrace and accept differences in religion/age/ethnicity/culture/race/gender/sexual orientation and/or other diversities. Willingness and ability to treat all campers and staff fairly regardless of identity, ability, background, and/or preferences

• Willingness to live and work in a camp community that serves children who have emotional, learning and behavioral challenges


Salary and Perks of the Job:

• Short season! You have time to make a difference, earn some money AND enjoy some free time during your summer vacation after employment with us! The best of both worlds!

• Room and Board included

• Laundry Service provided

• Travel Stipend available for staff members traveling over 250 miles

• Salary and bonus information may be found here:

• Make friends that will last a lifetime


For more information, please visit and complete an online application for the Support Staff role. All hiring decisions contingent on completed application, reference verification, and results of background checks.

Job Requirements

• Minimum age: 16 years old.

• Must be able and willing to work long days with limited breaks, six days a week

• Must possess the strength and endurance required of the position. This may include standing, bending, lifting, reaching, stooping and stretching

• Must be available to work the entirety of the season (June 10 - July 21)

• Prior kitchen or cooking experience preferred and/or prior housekeeping experience preferred

• ServSafe Food Handler Certification preferred

• Desire to live and work in a camp community

• Must pass all background checks as required for seasonal employees of an organization working with vulnerable child populations
Camp Starfish
Laura Petersen
12 Camp Monomonac Rd.
Rindge NH 03461
United States
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