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Summer Camp Employment

At Austin Sunshine Camps, we are looking for innovative, hard-working, radical change-makers who believe in the power of summer camp and believe that all kids deserve a place to grow, connect and explore

At ASC, you will probably work the hardest you’ve worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine. 

We are firmly committed to personal and professional growth for each member of our team. That relationship begins next summer and continues for a lifetime. 

We can’t wait for you to join us this summer!

ASC's Statement on COVID-19

Austin Sunshine Camps was proud to return to in-person camp programming in 2021, and we are committed to continuing to provide safe, in-person programming for campers in summer 2022. We are working diligently to prepare our facilities, procedures, and policies in order to ensure that campers, staff, and families feel confident in another safe, fun experience at camp in 2022. With that being said, before applying to a position to ASC, it’s important for you to be aware of the following things:

If necessary, summer staff should be prepared to self-quarantine before camp arrival, take a COVID test upon arrival at camp, wear masks during camp activities, daily temperature checks, remain on camp property during breaks, become vaccinated, and any other safety policies that will be put in place before summer 2022. We will communicate frequently and openly about all of these things as summer approaches.

summer 2022 Schedule

Available 2022 Summer Positions

camp counselor

The camp counselor is the reason a camper will have the time of their life at camp. The counselors strive to bring the best versions of themselves to camp every single day, creating a sense of awe amongst their campers with their energy, joy, and a sense of belonging. Camp counselors are the guiding force for our camper’s time at summer camp, and at Austin Sunshine Camps they are passionate about fulfilling our vision for each one of the kids in their cabin. In short, Camp Counselors bring the magic to ASC!

Camp director

The most critical role of the Camp Director is to effectively manage and instill a sense of belonging among camp staff, including empowering the staff and campers to be the best version of themselves, every single day. The Camp Director drives camp culture, ensuring we are building an intentional community for campers that allows for connection, and builds a space with unbridled creativity and growth that is filled with exploration and fun! Camp Directors oversee all camp activities, and are crucial to our success at ASC!

Camp Health Officer/Nurse

At Austin Sunshine Camps, we focus on building community and connections, fostering creativity and growth, and building compassion across lines of difference, and we can’t do this work without having healthy campers. The Camp Health Officer is the most crucial player in ensuring our kids stay healthy during their time at camp! This role has developed an increasing importance in the era of COVID-19, and will be a crucial part of the team that ensures safety and wellness for all campers and staff.

assistant Camp Director

The Assistant Camp Director supports the Camp Directors in the important work of driving camp culture, ensuring we are building an intentional community for campers that allows for authentic connection, and builds a space for growth and exploration. This includes support in instilling a sense of belonging among staff and campers Assistant Camp Directors are in training to be Camp Directors, and we are committed to helping you attain the skills necessary for that role!

Kitchen Manager

The kitchen is the center and heart of our camp. It’s how we fuel our staff and our campers, it’s how we feed our brains, it’s what we run our schedule around — it’s not just cooking, but the kitchen maintains the heartbeat of all we do. The Kitchen Manager ensures our kitchen runs smoothly and complies with safety regulations, while managing all kitchen staff. Kitchen managers have proven culinary and management experience, and come to Austin Sunshine Camps with creativity, problem-solving, and exceptional time management skills.

Kitchen assistant

We are looking for a food WIZARD: assist the kitchen manager in preparing delicious and nutritious meals, three times a day, while maintaining a strict budget! We know it can be done!  We have a full commercial kitchen ready for an awesome dedicated kitchen staff! We are looking to hire a dedicated and reliable Kitchen Assistant to aid the Kitchen Manager with ingredient preparation and cooking delicious meals, as well as perform all washing and cleaning duties required in the kitchen.

Check out Austin Sunshine Camps as a part of CNN's Great Big Story in summer 2019 to learn a little big more about ASC!

One of ASC's camps is located in the middle of Austin's most well-known park, Zilker Park! Check out the video to see drone footage of where our summer staff lives!

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