Working at Camp

The primary goal for our camp is to hire individuals who love the camp experience, thoroughly enjoy working with children, are reliable, and are outgoing. If you hope to join our team in 2022, please see below to learn more about our seasonal positions.

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Current seasonal positions

Hoping to join our camp team? Learn some facts about the upcoming camp season and peruse our available camp positions below. 

  • Dexter Southfield is fortunate to have a 90% return rate on summer staff. Positions listed below are limited.
  • All applicants should be 16 years of age or older.
  • Staff are expected on campus between 7:30 a.m. until the last camper leaves (typically 3:45 p.m.).
  • All positions are seasonal. Preference is given to candidates who are able to work the full camp season between June 20 and August 12.
  • If selected, all staff and volunteers must undergo a background check and attend our staff training in the week before camp begins.
  • Starting in 2022, hired staff in our various camps will be required to work a minimum number of days.
    • Junior Camp, Day Camp, Sci-Tech Camp, and Girls in Science, operating under a 7-week schedule, will be required to work 30 days.
    • Hockey Camp, Soccer Camp, and Sports & Adventures Camp, operating under an 8-week schedule, will be required to work 35 days.
  • We are currently working with the local Board of Health to determine COVID-19 procedures for the summer of 2022. Please note that all staff may be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing protocols.

The School and Summer Camps are Equal Opportunity Employers. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the School are based on merit, qualifications, and skills. Additionally, this camp must comply with regulations set by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 430) and is licensed by the Brookline Board of Health.