The Fresh Air Fund
  • Camp
  • Fishkill, NY, USA
  • Summer Staff

Please note that this application is for NEW applicants. If you worked as a staff member at camp in the past, please email for instructions on how to reapply for Summer 2019.

The Fresh Air Fund hires over 450 staff members for a variety of positions at our five camps, health centers, ropes course and model farm. Interested applicants should apply as early as possible in order to be considered for their preferred position and camp. 

Working at camp is a challenging but rewarding job. All positions require a level of high energy, creativity, patience and flexibility. Fresh Air Fund staff members always need to put campers first and make decisions in the best interests of the campers throughout the summer.

Requirements for all applicants:

  • 18 or older by June 27
  • At least one year of college preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Sincere motivation to work with children from underserved communities
  • Available to work for the entire duration of orientation and camp sessions

Please click on a link below to see the job description and requirements for our available positions:

General Counselors

Lifeguards & Waterfront Staff

Program Specialist & Instructors 

Ropes Course Staff

Farm Staff & Nutritionists

Teen Program Specialist

Leadership & Administrative Staff

Office Managers

Camp Nurses & Nursing Assistants

The Fresh Air Fund is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations and communities to apply.

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