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Summer Camp Counselor (Springfield)

Springfield Summer Leadership Program (SSLP)
Pottenger Rising Leaders Program (PRLP)

Berkshire Outdoor Center runs a series of leadership development day camps in conjunction with City of Springfield, Department of Parks and Recreation. Each Summer Camp Counselor co-leads small groups of campers with a Springfield Parks and Recreation Head Recreation Leader. Berkshire Outdoor Center is looking for staff with experience in outdoor (experiential) education who can teach in an outdoor, academic and urban learning environment.

Positions are competitive.

Read the Job Description then click on APPLICATION - below.

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 two weeks of staff training.

We can arrange interviews for employment during other seasons 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.

Continue to BOC Expression of Interest in Employment

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