Adventure & Teen Camp Staff

Applications for Virtual Camp Staff 2021 are open – click here to apply for a position now. Please read below for more information and contact Robin Diehl via email if you have questions.

Each year, we look for caring, enthusiastic staff members (ages 14 and up) for our Adventure and Teen Camps. Variety’s Camp program offers a free day camp experience to children and teens with disabilities in the greater St. Louis region that features a fun, safe environment - read more about the program here.

This summer’s Camp will be held virtually on our platform. All staff members will work remotely and will lead campers in a variety of online activities, including crafts, games, music time, virtual field trips, time with special guests and more. Virtual Camp staff members are expected to be high-energy and be able to engage campers through a screen.

All camp staff positions are paid. Learn more about each position below – click on the position title for a full job description, including responsibilities.

Counselors – Counselors will be assigned to a camper group (campers are grouped based on their ages) to provide support and encouragement to campers through daily camp activities.

Lead Counselors – Lead Counselors lead an age-specific group of campers and their counselors, providing assistance and guidance as needed.

Specialists – These staff members plan and lead specialized activities such as music, cooking, games, sports and more.

This summer’s Virtual Adventure & Teen Camp program will run for six weeks. Staff members must be available for a minimum of three weeks of Camp to be considered (but it need not be consecutive weeks). The Camp day will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. – campers will be logged on from 8:45 a.m. to noon and from 12:45 p.m. to 4 p.m.

We hope you’ll join us this summer in offering a safe and memorable Virtual Camp for Variety Kids and Teens! Click here to apply online now.

Volunteers – As of Summer 2019, we are no longer utilizing volunteers as staff members – all staff positions are paid. If you are interested in acquiring services hours for school or community service, please email Robin Diehl.