Job  & Volunteer Opportunities

Camp Nejeda boasts a committed, skilled and fun staff, many of whom return year after year to be part of the Camp Nejeda experience. Background, certification and license checks are run on ALL staff and volunteers who work on the grounds during camp programs.  Camp Nejeda is an equal-opportunity employer (see full statement at bottom of page).

Summer Program Staff Opportunities
Senior Counselor (18 years old or older)
Junior Counselor (17 years old)
Boys/Girls Unit Leader
Waterfront Director (21 years old or older)

Health & Medical Staff Opportunities
Charge Nurse
Cabin Nurse
Dietitian
Daytime Health Center Assistant
Nighttime Health Center Assistant


Application Process

To join the ranks of our volunteer or paid staff:

  • Print the appropriate Staff-Volunteer Application
  • All new staff must complete the first two pages of the New Staff-Volunteer Application.(Program Staff candidates complete all three pages.)
  • Return your completed application to the Camp Nejeda Foundation office.   
  • ***NEW Applicants: please include or forward THREE letters of reference ASAP.**

New Staff-Volunteer Application (did not work/volunteer in 2016)

Returning Staff-Volunteer Application (worked/volunteered in 2016)

Staff Forms

EMPLOYMENT FORMS & DOCUMENTATION CHECKLISTS: Once selected to work or volunteer at Camp Nejeda, you need to complete the following forms and submit them along with required documentation to the Camp Nejeda Foundation ASAP. All documents must be received PRIOR to your arrival at camp to work.

The deadline for Summer employment forms is May 1st.  

Forms for Health Center Staff (Nurses, Dietitians, etc.)

Forms for Counselors and Other Program Positions:


Forms for Volunteers

Forms for "Weekend" Program Staff / Short-Term Staff


The Camp Nejeda Foundation will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to, veteran status, race, color, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age. In addition to these, creed, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orienation, ancestry, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, liability for service in the armed forces, familial status, smoking or other use of tobacco products, nationality, genetic information or refusing to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test to an employer are protected classes in New Jersey.