Job ID: 206805725
Looking to get out of the hospital or classroom and into nature this summer? Is making a difference in the lives of children important to you? Do you want to meet people from all over the world? Have you been searching for the ultimate pediatric nursing experience to add to your resume?
Join our camp family this summer for a challenging and rewarding job experience that will build upon your skills and develop your repertoire. Make a difference in the lives of our campers, while enjoying our beautiful outdoor facilities and working with people from around the world.
Camp Towanda is hiring hard-working, confident Nurses (including nurse practitioners and nursing students) who love working with children and who are team players, to join our camp family for the full 8 week summer. Our dates for 2019 are June 9th - August 9th. Ideally, you will be with us for the entire time, however, if need be we can be flexible, Our Camp Nurses work in our modern Health Center facility which is located in the center of camp and staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with a Pediatric ER doctor, 6-8 nurses and several nursing students. Our facility offers heat, a/c and wireless internet, as well as private accommodations.
The role of a camp nurse at Towanda includes daily health call, first aid, medical record keeping and some good old fashioned TLC. It’s definitely not a traditional working environment; it’s being a surrogate a mom or dad, a mental health counselor, a calm voice in a fast-paced environment, and a committed professional 24/7. You aren’t expected to be thrown into the thick of it for you to figure it all out on your own. We have a great support system and caring professionals that will be by your side every step of the way. This is not just a job; you are joining a family.
Our campers are ages 7-17 coming from mostly the east coast and our general staff are typically college students that come from all around the world. Compensation includes competitive salary, room and board, laundry, travel allowance, PA license reimbursement and time off to enjoy all the facilities that Camp Towanda has to offer including tennis, lakefront, beautiful trails and boating. Nurses with camp-aged children are eligible for a substantial camp tuition scholarship (value of $13K). Our nurses are encouraged to be a vital part of our Camp Family and immerse themselves in the camp culture for a rewarding summer job experience.
Camp Towanda is the premier family-owned and operated, co-ed 7 week sleep-away camp in Northeast Pennsylvania for children ages 7-17. We are nestled on over 400 acres of beautiful fields, facilities, waterfront and countryside. At Camp Towanda, we provide a well-rounded experience for our campers and staff in a nurturing, safe environment with endless opportunities for them to try new things and feel great about themselves! Our program offers excellent and professional instruction in all land and water sports, fine arts, drama and adventure, as well as very creative evening activities and special events.
We attract down-to-earth, friendly and spirited campers, families and staff. We hire 300 counselors and support staff from over 20 countries and all across the USA. When you work at Camp Towanda, you make a real difference in camper’s lives, while building your resume and career-building skills (leadership, work-ethic, public speaking, management, responsibility) with the support of our top-notch senior staff and Directors. The job of a counselor is multi-faceted; your spirit, creativity and leadership is paramount. When at camp, it is a 24-hour job. Flexibility, responsibility and stamina are key attributes for our staff to possess. Working with kids is a challenging job but one of the most rewarding job experiences you will ever have.
All meals, room and board are included with scheduled time off. We are located near a popular summer destination in the Pocono Mountains and less than 2 ½ hours away from New York City and Philadelphia.
For 97 years, Camp Towanda has continued to define what summer camp is all about. We are highly regarded and respected as an industry leader and are involved in giving back to various organizations throughout the year. Camp Towanda is accredited by the American Camp Association.
When you work at Camp Towanda, it’s so much more than a summer job- it’s a family, network and community that will change your life forever. Thank you for considering Camp Towanda for your best summer job experience yet! Begin your application today!
Competitive salary, room and board, laundry, all meals included, travel reimbursement
PA Liscense fee reimbursement
School Nurses, Traveling Nurses and RNs wanted!
Must be willing to work and live on site at Camp Towanda!
Job Type: Seasonal Full-time
Required education: Bachelor's
Required experience: Nursing 1 year
Required license or certification: Registered Nurse (RN)
Camp Towanda is recognized as the premier independent, traditional, co-ed sleep-away camp nestled in the Northeast Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We have a special place, filled with tons of energy and spirit, nonstop fun, excellent instruction, support, skill development and diverse activities. Camp Towanda provides this well-rounded...
Camp Towanda is recognized as the premier independent, traditional, co-ed sleep-away camp nestled in the Northeast Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. We have a special place, filled with tons of energy and spirit, nonstop fun, excellent instruction, support, skill development and diverse activities. Camp Towanda provides this well-rounded experience for campers and staff in a nurturing, safe environment; fortifying social and life skills, and opportunities to try new activities, have awesome learning experiences, feel great about oneself and make friends! Privately owned and operated.