Employment Opportunities

Interested in working at Pyoca? Check below for our current seasonal and year round part-time employment opportunities.



Part-time Positions

We currently do not have any positions available for hire.



Summer Staff 2021

Summer Staff applications will open Jan. 1, 2021, with rolling interviews beginning January 4th.

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COUNSELOR: Minimum 19 years old, at least one year of college preferred. Staff will alternate between counselor and support staff roles throughout the summer. The counselor role, in-cabin with youth, includes: camper supervision and mentoring, adventure activity facilitation (low ropes/climbing tower/waterfront), leadership and development of daily programming (games, hiking, Bible study, campfire, etc.), and additional duties as assigned. The support staff role includes: program support for rental camps, adventure activity facilitation, and light maintenance duties as assigned. Must be willing to work as a team, practice effective conflict management, and hone communication skills. All staff will be expected to work with Pyoca programs, rental camp programs, volunteer staff, and C.I.T.s (Counselor in Training program). Minimum compensation for summer includes lodging, meals, accident insurance, and a base salary of $380 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

DISCOVER COORDINATOR: Minimum 22 years old. Responsible for overseeing the daily programming and scheduling of Discover Camps, supervising and assisting assigned counselors, as well as training and facilitating camp adventure activities (including low ropes, waterfront, and climbing tower). Opportunities for lifeguard certification available. Applicants need to have at least two years experience in a camp or youth leadership setting. Will work closely with the Program Director and other support staff to implement daily programming, manage conflict, respond to behavioral concerns, and provide a safe and supportive community for campers, staff and volunteers. Other duties include: assisting with large group recreation (games, chapel, campfire); organizing and facilitating Discover check-in; creating and implementing weekly schedules; nightly check-ins with staff, and relaying staff and camper communication to the Program Director. Will assist in leading staff training. Minimum compensation for summer includes lodging, meals, accident insurance, and a base salary of $410 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

CHALLENGE COORDINATOR: Minimum 22 years old. Responsible for overseeing the daily programming and scheduling of Challenge Camps, supervising and assisting assigned counselors, as well as training and facilitating camp adventure activities (including low ropes, waterfront, and climbing tower). This includes leading campouts at our primitive campsite and facilitation of the high ropes course. High ropes and lifeguard training available. Applicants need to have at least two years experience in a camp or youth leadership setting. Will work closely with the Program Director and other support staff to implement daily programming, manage conflict, respond to behavioral concerns, and provide a safe and supportive community for campers, staff and volunteers. Other duties include: assisting with large group recreation (games, chapel, campfire); organizing and facilitating Challenge check-in; creating and implementing weekly schedules; nightly check-ins with staff, and relaying staff and camper communication to the Program Director. Will assist in leading staff training. Minimum compensation for summer includes lodging, meals, accident insurance, and a base salary of $410 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

MEDIA & CRAFT COORDINATOR: Minimum 19 years old, at least one year of college preferred. Responsible for documenting all areas of camp life, working with the Program Director to upload daily content to password protected parent galleries and Pyoca social media. Will develop a promotional video for summer 2020. Must have working knowledge of, or be willing to learn, Adobe Creative Cloud software. Will oversee and develop all craft/art programs for Pyoca, working directly with counselors, campers, volunteers, and C.I.T.s (Counselor in Training program). Individuals with art and digital media backgrounds preferred. Minimum compensation for Pyoca programs includes lodging, meals, accident insurance and a base salary of $365 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT: Minimum 16 years old. Kitchen Assistants will work in the kitchen to assist the Food Service Director and the Assistant Cooks with the prep and cleanup of each meal. They will be responsible for the operation and cleanliness of the dishwasher and kitchen; oversee the upkeep and management of Pyoca’s canteen; maintain cleanliness of the Lodge bathrooms; and other light duties as assigned by the Food Service Director, Program Director, or Senior Director. All staff will be expected to work with Pyoca programs, rental camp programs, volunteer staff, and C.I.T.s (Counselor in Training program). Minimum compensation for summer includes lodging, meals, accident insurance, and a base salary of $300 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

LIFEGUARD: Minimum 16 years old. Must hold a current lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross. Will supervise campers/participants at waterfront, reporting to the Waterfront Supervisor. Will assist with camp program support as needed (recreation, campfires, etc.), perform light maintenance duties (kitchen assistance, boathouse upkeep, cleaning docks, etc.), and check daily waterfront equipment and program areas for safety. All staff will be expected to work with Pyoca programs, rental camp programs, volunteer staff, and C.I.T.s (Counselor in Training program). Minimum compensation for summer includes lodging, meals, accident insurance, and a base salary of $300 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes.

HEALTHCARE SUPERVISOR: Minimum 21 years old. Responsible for overseeing the health and wellbeing of staff and campers. Education and previous experience in the medical field preferred, particularly those studying nursing or pre-med. Will assist with camper check-in, manage camper EMRs (medical records), distribute daily medications, and be on call around the clock when campers are present to respond to healthcare emergencies on-site. Will have the opportunity to assist and shadow a physician the final week of camp. Will be trained in First Aid/CPR. Opportunities for lifeguard certification available. Minimum compensation for Pyoca programs includes lodging, meals, accident insurance and a base salary of $365 per week less appropriate deductions for taxes. Will commit to participate in staff training and the three weeks of Pyoca programs, four weeks minimum.

CHAPLAIN: Minimum 22 years old. Responsible for leading daily Bible studies and chapel services for Pyoca programs, including music and nightly messages. Will work directly with the Program Director to develop appropriate Bible study/family group lessons and messages tailored to youth. Will be expected to lead weekly staff devotions. Prior worship leadership experience desired. Proficiency in guitar or piano preferred. Seminarians, or students entering seminary in the fall of 2021, preferred. Minimum compensation for Pyoca programs includes lodging, meals, and accident insurance. Salary based on experience, to be determined upon point of hire. Will commit to participate in staff training and the four weeks of Pyoca programs.