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Together, we transform the lives of children with serious illnesses for good.

Every year, we rely on short-term staff members, paid and unpaid interns, and part-time employees to help keep camp running, squeaky clean, and environmentally green.

Seasonal Staff: Seasonal staff includes cabin counselors, activity counselors, an entertainment team, seasonal nurses, kitchen staff, facilities team, and other administrative roles. We hope you’ll consider joining us for a magical summer of dancing after dinner, singing the silliest songs and transforming hundreds of lives – including your own,

Lifeguards: Lifeguards will work lakeside or poolside any time that water activities are open to campers or families during the spring, summer, or fall. We are accepting applications for volunteer and hourly-paid lifeguards for all seasons. Lifeguards can choose to volunteer or work for an entire session or specific shifts. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years ol and must provide proof of current lifeguard certification as well as current CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED certification.

If you need help applying or have additional questions, please reach out to or give us a call at 419-751-7077.

The Volunteer Coordinator embodies the core value Welcome Home to lead the high impact volunteer experience at Flying Horse Farms. They are a vibrant and skilled facilitator with a passion for leadership development and outcome-based experiences. They are committed to the growth of people and lead passionately to achieve Flying Horse Farms’ mission and goals and build a strong volunteer community.

This team member is dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will work to create a place of belonging at camp for all. The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit, train, support, and lead teams of volunteers throughout the organization. They will also work with the HR Manager to build and support the seasonal staff hiring process.

They believe in making lasting impact upon each stage of the volunteer experience, have a knack for managing the fine details of administrative processing, and love to organize data and information. They have a keen sense of safety and responsibility, and lead with integrity to role model camp’s values for others. This team member thrives working independently and can jump into a variety of situations with confidence.

Above all, they feel connected to the organization’s values. Be All In, Take Initiative, Be Trustworthy, and Have an Attitude of Optimism.

Department Overview:
The Camp Operations Team makes camp a reality by designing & implementing intentional outcomes-based programming that is adapted to meet the developmental, physical, psychosocial, and medical needs of our campers. The team ensures a safe environment through meticulous emergency and risk management planning. The camp operations team builds the camp community of adults needed to serve campers by recruiting, selecting, and supporting qualified volunteers and seasonal camp staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Chief Mission Officer/Camp Director to develop and launch leadership and workforce development initiatives
  • Works across the organization to lead volunteer efforts
  • Develop and implement quarterly recruitment plans to recruit and place a dynamic and skilled community of volunteers
  • Thoughtfully considers the volunteer experience from start to finish and takes initiative to place volunteers in roles that align with their talents and skillsets so they can thrive
  • Manage volunteer orientation and leadership development trainings including virtual and in person offerings
  • Reviews volunteer feedback to impact positive change and enhance the camp experience for all
  • Diligently process volunteer background checks and paperwork while adhering to compliance and risk requirements to ensure camper safety
  • Work with the Camper & Family Liaison to develop and maintain the application database
  • Organize and lead volunteer appreciation initiatives and events

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Preferred Skills & Experience
  • Experience leading professional development or training
  • Experience in social service/mental health/psychosocial setting


Click here for a full job description.

If interested, email your resume to .

Diversity & Inclusion

Every person involved with Flying Horse Farms holds one core belief above all else—that this place has the power to transform the lives of children with serious illnesses for good. We’d love to add your energy as we work to make that happen for more children. We’re fully committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Read more.

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