Employment

Current Openings

Diversity is celebrated in our community; People of all races, colors, religious beliefs, national origins, genders, experiences, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

New to Camp Stevens? Check out our Mission and Values to learn more about who we are.


Summer Camp Positions

Summer at Camp Stevens is wild, energetic, engaging, challenging, creative, and adventurous. No two days are the same, and there‚Äôs a lot to learn and to do. Staff and campers are nourished by our local, mostly organic and plant-based foods, and are encouraged to explore their own gifts and talents through their work with youth. We serve campers from across San Diego and Los Angeles counties from all different walks of life. 

Unsure about which position to apply for or have questions? Check out this overview of positions, or contact the Summer Camp Director Elena Turner at summer@campstevens.org.

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Current Available Positions: 

Pay and Benefits for Summer Positions

  • Pay: $325-$450/week
  • Housing Benefit: Shared or private room with shared kitchen, bathroom, and social spaces.
  • Full food and housewares benefit: Staff can join in the dining hall for meals or bring groceries and leftovers home from the camp kitchen. Staff have full access to paper goods, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, etc.
  • Paid training: CPR and First Aid, Youth Development, Ropes Course, Archery, and others as needed

Equity Grant Application

The purpose of this grant is to attract and retain the best qualified and most passionate staff by decreasing barriers to participation for people traditionally marginalized and underrepresented in camp staff and counselor roles. 

Grant Application Process

  1. Apply for a summer role and complete the interview process. 
  2. Receive your offer of employment (based on application, references, and interview).
  3. Complete the grant application form.
  4. Receive your grant notification and respond to your offer of employment.

Grants will be awarded to qualified applicants in the order received as funding becomes available, so please apply as soon as possible after you receive your offer of employment.

Have questions about the Equity grant? Contact Associate Executive Director Gabby Coburn at gabby@campstevens.org or 760-765-0028


Seasonal Positions (August 2024 – June 2025)

Resident Staff Position (Full Time, Seasonal)

Weekly Pay Rate: $375 plus meals and lodging

Camp Stevens Resident Staff live and work in community with the goal of contributing while learning and growing. This position does a little bit of everything including teaching/leading Outdoor Education programs, ropes course, team building, archery, and other activities, hosting family groups and retreats, and general tasks such as cleaning,  food service, and gardening.

Review the full job description here: Resident Staff.

Apply Online or contact us with questions: info@campstevens.org or 760-765-0028

Benefits for Seasonal Employees

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Birthday.
  • Housing Benefit: Shared or private room with shared kitchen, bathroom, and social spaces.
  • Full Food and Housewares Benefit: Staff can join in the dining hall for meals or bring groceries and leftovers home from the camp kitchen. Staff have full access to paper goods, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, etc.
  • Paid training: CPR and First Aid, Youth Development, Ropes Course, Archery, and others as needed
  • Health Insurance available for those who qualify

Year Round Positions

Kitchen Assistant (Full Time, rolling application) 

Hourly Pay: $17.22/hr before food and housing deduction ($11.45/hr after) overtime rates based on rate before food and housing deduction.

The Kitchen Assistant supports all aspects of kitchen operation by preparing meals according to the menu and the food service guidelines. This position requires independent and team-oriented work, reporting directly to the Food Service Director or Associate Executive Director. 

Review the full job description here: Kitchen Assistant Job Description  

Apply Online or contact us with questions: info@campstevens.org or 760-765-0028

Operations Manager (Full Time) 

Hourly Pay: $20.77/hr before food and housing deduction ($15.00/hr after), overtime rates based on rate before food and housing deduction. 

The Operations Manager is the hub of camp operations supporting finance, maintaining records, administering human resources, managing technology, and coordinating vendor relationships and supporting resource planning. This position reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with all directors on department related projects. 

Review the full job description here: Operations Manager Job Description 

Email cover letter and resume to kathy@campstevens.org or contact us with questions: 760-765-0028

Benefits for Year-Round Employees

  • Paid Sick Time, Vacation, Holidays, and Birthday.
  • Housing Benefits: Coordinators, Assistants, and Specialists are entitled to a private room with shared kitchen, bathroom, and social spaces. Managers and Directors qualify for a private cabin, house, or studio onsite based on availability.
  • Full Food and Housewares Benefit: Staff can join in the dining hall for meals or bring groceries and leftovers home from the camp kitchen. Staff have full access to paper goods, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, etc.
  • Paid training: CPR and First Aid, Youth Development, Ropes Course, Archery, and others job specific training as needed.
  • Health Insurance available for individuals and families.

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