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Camp Ten Trees: We're Hiring a Year-Round Summer Camp Director!

Submitted by Caterina Rost on October 21, 2016 - 12:04pm

Are you ready for a life of magical creatures, rainbows, and youth empowerment?  Camp Ten Trees, the Pacific Northwest’s only residential summer camp for LGBTQ youth and youth from LGBTQ families,is hiring a year-round Summer Camp Director to lead us through an exciting and dynamic period of organizational growth and change. 

The successful candidate will be a self motivated, down to earth, youth focused, collaborative leader who can both support others’ leadership and also step forward when necessary. They will be able to demonstrate success leading large groups in an organized camp or in a comparable setting; a personal and professional dedication to social justice, especially racial justice; an understanding of the needs of LGBTQ youth and youth from LGBTQ and non-traditional families; a passion for developing youth leadership skills; a commitment to ensuring physical safety; and experience in outreach, coalition-building, conflict resolution, and developing and working with teams of adult volunteers.

Responsibilities include supporting and working with teams of volunteers and other staff members to complete year-round administrative tasks, recruiting campers and volunteers, training and supervising volunteers, communicating with parents, stewarding our program, and supporting our year-round youth leadership team.

This full time, Seattle-based position offers an annual salary of $40,500.00, four weeks of paid vacation plus holidays off, a health insurance stipend, room and board during camp sessions and volunteer training, skill development opportunities, paid trainings, and flexible scheduling.

Interested applicants should submit a résumé and cover letter to by October 28, 2016.  

A printable version of this posting is available here.

Camp Ten Trees is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications regardless of an applicant’s race, creed, color, national origin, sex, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained dog guide or service animal.  People of color, individuals who grew up in LGBTQ or non-traditional families, and trans* feminine people are especially encouraged to apply.

Thanks for being a part of the camp that isn't just a's a revolution!

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