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Becket-Chimney Corners YMCA Berkshire Outdoor Center


Located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, Berkshire Outdoor Center operates a year-round outdoor education program. Our operation serves around 19,000 youth and adults from New England and beyond, the majority being from Boston and New York City areas. Typical groups include schools, youth groups, community organizations, corporate groups and other retreats and conferences. We also run Family Camps and Women's Wellness Weekends.

Positions are competitive.

Read the Job Description then click on APPLICATION - below.

Seasonal Employment Options

Because we run all year long, we are always looking for great staff. Staff work with us from as little as a few weekends to as much as several years.

Fall Season

  • Commences between August 17-24
  • Ends between November 1-15

Winter Season

  • Commences between January 1-7
  • Ends between March 15-30

Spring Season

  • Commences between April 1-15
  • Ends between June 15-30

Summer Season

  • Commences between June 15-30
  • Ends between August 1-10

When you apply, simply indicate your available start and end dates.

All seasons commence with one week of staff training.

Staff may commence or end work outside of official season dates.

We can arrange interviews for summer employment as well.

BOC Application Process

Thank you for your interest in working seasonally with Berkshire Outdoor Center.


Indicate your interest in working for us by completing the Expression of Interest in Employment form (continue below)


We will contact you for an interview if you satisfy our criteria as an applicant and if we have positions available. We will not contact you if you fail to qualify or if we have filled all positions.


We will invite you to formally apply for a position by sending you a link to My Staffing Pro - our third-party employment application vendor.


You must contact 3 References who will complete an online reference form for you. After they submit the reference, we will contact them to verify.


You will not be permitted to work unless you can verify your identity.

You must be willing and able to bring original forms of ID as listed on page 9 of the USCIS I-9 , in person on your first day of employment.

You can use any combination as listed on page 9 of the USCIS I-9 , but typical ID combinations include:

- USA Passport

- Foreign Passport AND Unexpired, Endorsed I-94

- Driver's License AND Social Security Card

- Driver's License AND Birth Certificate


We only pay via direct deposit. We do not issue payroll checks or pay in cash.

You will need to provide us with either a voided check, OR:

- Bank Routing Number

- Bank Account Number

Please bring these numbers with you on your first day of employment. If you do not have these details, we will issue you with a Rapid Pay Card.

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748 Hamilton Road, Becket, MA 01223
Tel: (413) 623-8991 | Fax: (413) 623-5890