Adventure & Teen Camp Staff

Our unique Camp program is free to area children and teens (ages 4 – 20) with a physical or developmental disability. Staff members and volunteers work closely with campers to ensure they have a fun and memorable experience while trying new things, participating in engaging activities, and making friends.

If you are looking for a summer job where you can have fun, gain experience, AND change lives, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We’re looking for collaborative, charismatic leaders and decision-makers, ages 14 and up, to join our team for Summer Adventure Camp 2022. Camp runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, and you are not required to be available for all six weeks of Camp.

Learn more about each position and its responsibilities – and apply today – below. Questions? Contact Program Team Specialist Britt Velasquez via email.

Paid Positions


Counselors will be assigned to a camper pod (campers will be grouped into pods to ensure health and safety) to provide support and encouragement to campers through daily camp activities.

Lead Counselors

Lead Counselors lead a camper pod and their counselors, providing assistance and guidance as needed.


Specialists plan and lead specialized activities such as music, cooking, games, sports and more. They will rotate between each camper pod to lead these activities.

Volunteer Position

Volunteer Counselor Assistants – Camp volunteers will be assigned to a Variety child/counselor pairing to provide support and encouragement through daily camp activities.

The health and safety of our Variety Kids and staff members is our top priority. We will follow all health and safety guidelines current at the time of the event, including social distancing, masking and forming camper pods.

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