Short-Term Job Adventures New Jersey
Seasonal Program Specialists
Nestled on 800 acres in the Pine Barrens of Medford, New Jersey the YMCA Camp Ockanickon campus includes forests, trails, lakes, challenge courses, water inflatables, nature centers, outdoor and indoor sport courts, and craft centers that enable Program Specialists to provide safe and age-appropriate activities that aim to foster new relationships, build self-confidence and teach new skills.
Join a dynamic, fun, energetic team that works to serve diverse populations! Seasonal Program Specialists are responsible for developing awareness of the natural sciences through delivery of outdoor education programs; facilitating an appreciation of group decision making and problem solving activities through structured socialization and actualization experiences; providing program excellence and a caring environment so guests will have a rewarding and enjoyable educational experience; and ensuring that student and guests participate in safe outdoor recreational activities. Positions are typically available during the spring (March to June) and fall (August to December), averaging 35-40 hours/week. If you are looking for a great opportunity to grow in the field of outdoor education, apply online or contact Dave Kaubin for more information.
Outdoor Center Director
YMCA Camp Ockanickon
1303 Stokes Rd.
Medford, NJ 08055
Located on 50 acres in the beautiful rolling farmland of Sergeantsville, New Jersey
Sandbrook Meadow Farm is committed to preserving the integrity of the land and the joys of farm community through responsible organic farming practices. Farm Interns are a key element of the farm and can expect to contribute and learn skills in greenhouse management, field production methods, harvesting and distribution. The Farm values a cooperative relationship and are committed to making the internship an educational experience as well as a working one. Housing and a $1,000/month stipend are provided as compensation. Interns are also welcome to enjoy produce from the farm and are encouraged to can, freeze, and dry food as it becomes available. Positions run from April 15th or May 1st through August or October 31st, 2018. The weekly commitment is generally Monday-Friday, 8-5 but that can vary depending on seasonal demands. If you have enthusiasm for growing food and community while having lots of fun, call or email Alex Sawatzky and an application will be emailed to you. A phone interview and meet and greet (if possible) are the final steps.
Sandbrook Meadow Farm
51 Sandbrook Headquarters Rd.
P.O. Box 533
Stockton, NJ 08559
Lodge & Hut Crews, Trail Crews, Outdoor Education Team and Support Staff
The Appalachian Mountain Club operates from Maine to Pennsylvania with offices or facilities in the following locations: Maine (Acadia National Park and 70,000 acres in central Maine just east of Greenville), Massachusetts (Boston, Northampton and South Egremont), New Hampshire (Alexandria, Chatham, Lake Winnipesaukee and the White Mountain National Forest), New Jersey (Delaware Water Gap), New York (Harriman State Park and NYC), and Pennsylvania (Bethlehem).
If you are passionate about the outdoors and looking for a supportive and fun culture, AMC offers a range of rewarding employment opportunities in terrific locations throughout the Northeast! Seasonal employment, summer jobs and internships are broken into four categories: Lodge & Hut Crews (Help serve food, prepare facilities, and offer trail information to outdoor enthusiasts who visit AMC outdoor lodges throughout the year), Trail Crews (AMC is responsible for over 1,800 miles of trails throughout the Northeast and they need your help to maintain them), Outdoor Education Team (Serve as an Educator, Guide or Naturalist for various environmental educational programming), and Support Staff (During the high season, thousands of guests pass through AMC facilities, hundreds of staff who need supplies, and dozens of buildings that need maintenance). Positions are available year-round and seasonally.
Appalachian Mountain Club
5 Joy St.
Boston, MA 02108