Become A Staff Member
Do you have what it takes to join the Camp Simcha/Camp Simcha Special staff? Every year we hire more than 300 responsible, caring, empathetic, enthusiastic upbeat young men and women, post high school and age 18 or older. Our staff works long hours, and truthfully, it is not an easy job. However, our counselors and staff are the first to proclaim that the Camp Simcha/Camp Simcha Special experience, unparalleled for children, is also incredibly rewarding, uplifting and meaningful for staff.
Summer 2019 Staff Applications
We are currently accepting staff applications for Summer 2019. If you would like to receive a staff application please e-mail the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Mailing and e-mail address
Date of Birth
Reminder: In order to work in Camp Simcha, one must be post high school and 18 years of age.
The deadline for former staff to submit a staff application for Summer 2019 is December 17th, 2018.
The deadline for new staff to submit a staff application for Summer 2019 is December 31st, 2018.
Camp staff is very varied, and includes counselors, specialists (i.e, waterfront, ceramics, candle making, arts and crafts, baking, crafts workshops), and wait staff. Specialists in photography, videography, and journalism are also needed. We also need office staff.
There are two Camp Simcha sessions and two Camp Simcha Special sessions. Staff must commit to remaining in camp throughout the session. Requests for days off must be approved by the camp director prior to the start of the session.
Do you have special language skills? We need a few Russian-speaking staff members as well staff members fluent in ASL (American Sign Language). We encourage you to apply. Please indicate your language abilities on the application form.