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 2020.

This application is a general staff application for all Fresh Air Fund camp positions. You will have the option to select a camp preference on the application. Five Fresh Air Fund camps are located in Fishkill, NY and one is located in Harriman State Park.

Camps in Fishkill, NY

Camp in Harriman State Park, NY

  • Camp Junior  Girls and boys, ages, 9-13, who live in the Bronx.

The Fresh Air Fund hires over 450 staff members for a variety of positions at our 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 29
  • 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 Specialists & Instructors 

Leadership & Administrative Staff

Camp Nurses & Nursing Assistants

Ropes Course Staff

Farm Staff & Nutritionists

Teen Program Specialists

Office Managers

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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