Employment & Volunteer Opportunities at Camp Shand

Summer Employment Opportunities

We are a co-ed summer youth camp offering day camps, resident programs and adventure and service-based programs. The 2017 camping season is coming fast and we are eager to hire talented and energetic staff members who are truly interested in providing exceptional leadership to our campers. A summer camp job can be the toughest job you’ll ever love! So if you are ready to work long hours, expend tons of energy, have an amazing amount of fun and make a difference in the lives of each camper then we would love to hear from you.

Employment for the 2017 season for our Aquatics Director, Day Camp Director, Health Officer and Cook will begin May 30, 2017. Employment for the remainder of our staff will start with our Staff Training Week beginning June 4, 2017.

Employment for full Resident Camp staff runs through through August 11, 2017. Employment for our Day Camp staff and Specialists will run through August 25, 2017.


To be considered for a position, please complete the following paperwork and return to us by mail or e-mail as soon as possible.

  1. Review the Job Postings and decide which positions interest you.
  2. Complete the Application for Employment
  3. Complete the Employment Questionnaire
  4. Return your completed paperwork to YMCA Camp Shand at Box 339, Cornwall, PA 17016 or to Scott Mailen at smailen@lancasterymca.org.

Camp Shand 2017 Job Postings

Camp Shand General Employment Information
Camp Shand Applicant Letter
Camp Shand Position Request Form
Camp Shand Employment Application
Camp Shand Questionnaire

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. If you have any questions concerning the hiring process, Camp Shand itself or if you would like to visit camp please call or e-mail.

Year-Round Volunteer Opportunties

Are you an enthusiastic Camp Shand friend, alumni or parent looking for a rewarding opportunity to promote camping programs and give back? Check out the below volunteer opportunities available at Camp Shand. Each position description includes instructions on how to learn more or apply to volunteer.

YCS Ambassadors

YCS Program Assistants

YCS Facility Aides