The Fresh Air Fund
  • Sharpe Reservation & Camp Junior
  • Fishkill, NY, USA
  • Summer Staff

Please note that this application is for NEW applicants. If you worked as a staff member at The Fresh Air Fund in the past, please email for instructions on how to reapply for Summer 2022.

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit youth development organization, has provided free summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877. Despite the challenges presented by COVID-19, The Fund continues to provide safe, fun, engaging and enriching experiences for New York City youth to keep the magic of summer alive through virtual and outdoor programs. Fresh Air children also participate in year-round leadership and educational programs. For more information, visit

The Fresh Air Fund also owns and operates the Sharpe Reservation which houses five of the six Fresh Air Camps, the Sharpe Reservation Environmental Center which serves over 18,000 visitors each year. The Fresh Aid Fund also operates Camp Junior, a camp for young people from the Bronx in Harriman State park.

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

Ropes Course Staff

Farm Staff

Farm Nutritionist

Operations Associate

Maintenance Associate

Office Associate

Land Management Intern

(for other Camp Staff positions, please apply through the Summer Camp Staff Application for All Camps)

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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