Employment Opportunities for the Qualified and Experienced Individual

“I worked there several years ago and it was the best six months of my life. A piece of my heart will always live there and in NJ. What a wonderful, beautiful place …. why can't I get this back in England?”

- International staff member

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Whether you are a returning staff member or new to the group, we welcome you! Listed below are our employment opportunities.

To apply for any camp position, please visit our employment portal or contact the directors listed below. Thank you!

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YMCA of the Pines does extensive background and reference checks to ensure the safety and quality of our programs. Please be aware that employment is based upon successful completion of both checks.

Program Instructor

At YMCA of the Pines, we use our 100+ years of experience to facilitate life-changing and mission-driven programs. We are looking for highly motivated team members to join us in delivering intentionally designed day and overnight programs to ensure all our participants are taught skills to be “real world ready”. We focus on building healthier communities, stronger relationships, and supporting all people to realize their potential.

School’s Out Site Supervisor 

The School’s Out Supervisor position is responsible for the planning, implementing and leading of programs and experiences for children in small group settings.  This position also is responsible for the general safety, development, growth and skill achievement of the children in his/her group.  The site supervisor is also responsible for the timely completion of all related paperwork and the supervision of site counselors, including delegation of responsibilities and ensuring that all licensing guidelines are followed by all staff. School’s Out Site Supervisors are generally expected to work from 6:50 AM – 8:10 or 8:45 AM and 2:30 or 3:00 – 5:30 or 6:00 PM, from September 3 – June 17-23. Positions are available 5 days a week and preference is given to candidates who are available for all shifts. Positions are available in Medford, Medford Lakes, Tabernacle, and Shamong.

Senior Path Leader/ Activity Facilitator

Senior Path Leader (18+ Overnight Camp Counselor)
Are you passionate about making a powerful difference in the lives of young people? Do you love the outdoors and teaching your skills to others? Looking for something exciting, rewarding, and fun to do this summer? Camp Ockanickon for Boys is hiring Senior Path Leaders for this coming summer!

School’s Out Junior Counselor (under 18)

The School’s Out Counselor (under 18) is responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of activities, programs, and experiences for children at the designated program site. The School’s Out Counselor (under 18) is also responsible for the general safety, development, growth and skill achievement of the children in his/her group. Counselors under 18 must ALWAYS be under the direct supervision of a School’s Out Counselor over 18. Counselor positions are available from 6:50 AM – 8:10 or 8:45 AM and 2:30 or 3:00 – 5:30 or 6:00 PM, from September 2 – June 17-23. Positions are available 5 days a week and preference is given to candidates who can work multiple shifts in a week. Positions are available in Medford, Medford Lakes, Tabernacle, and Shamong.

School’s Out Counselor (18 and over)

The School’s Out Counselor is responsible for supporting the planning and implementation of activities, programs, and experiences for children at the designated program site. The School’s Out Counselor is also responsible for the general safety, development, growth and skill achievement of the children in his/her group. Counselor positions are available from 6:50 AM – 8:10 or 8:45 AM and 2:30 or 3:00 – 5:30 or 6:00 PM, from September 3 – June 17-23. Positions are available 5 days a week and preference is given to candidates who can work multiple shifts in a week. Positions are available in Medford, Medford Lakes, Tabernacle, and Shamong.

BOLD & GOLD Wilderness Trip Instructor

Are you passionate about making a powerful difference in the lives of young people? Do you love the outdoors and teaching your skills to others? Looking for something exciting, rewarding, and fun to do this summer? The sleepaway camps at YMCA of the Pines are hiring BOLD & GOLD Instructors for this coming summer!

Challenge Course Facilitator Instructor

Are you passionate about making a powerful difference in the lives of young people? Do you love the outdoors and teaching your skills to others? Looking for something exciting, rewarding, and fun to do this summer? The sleepaway camps at YMCA of the Pines are hiring Challenge Course Facilitators for this coming summer!

Assistant Director -Lake Stockwell Day Camp

The Lake Stockwell Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the Camp Director in program development and implementation, staff and camper recruitment, staff and camper retention, safety/risk management, training, parent relationships and customer service, fundraising, and general marketing. Other responsibilities include assisting the Camp Director with the management and oversight of the Trading Post (camp store), including vending for all 3 camps, along with assisting the Outdoor Center as a host/program instructor, especially during periods of high volume. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.