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EMPLOYMENT

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Everything we do at Ohio Dreams leads up to one simple truth.  It's all about the campers experience.

At the front line of this goal is our staff.  We hold our staff to the highest of standards and in return they hold us to the same standards, creating an environment that pushes the envelope for the progression of campers, staff and Ohio Dreams alike.

Staff Commandments

  1. I am here first and foremost to provide campers and their families with the best experience possible
  2. I am here to maintain the reputation and facilities of Ohio Dreams
  3. I am here to progress alongside friends, family and campers both in sport and professionally.

Positions and Descriptions

Please click here to see which positions are available and our Staff Schedule Page so you have a full understanding of your job description.

Paid Positions

Instructor

It is an instructors job to help campers progress and ensure they are having fun and progressing each day.  An instructor must be able to work and relate with many types of campers of all skill levels.  Instructors must be highly proficient in their respective sport.

Instructors are given mid-afternoons, evenings and weekends off, although on weeknights they have an 11pm curfew and stay in camper dorms. 

Instructors needed for:  Skateboard - BMX Freestyle - BMX Race - Scooter - Ski - Snowboard
Age Requirement: 18+ 
Time Commitment: 4.5 weeks
Rate: Year One $100/wk, Year Two $125/wk, Year 3 $150/wk

Online Application

Counselor

Counselors must be 18+ but they don't have to be highly proficient in their sport, in their free time counselors have access to the best facilities in the world to perfect their trade.  Counselors are responsible for staying in the dorms with campers, participation in evening activities and walking with campers to and from the lodging/cafeteria side of camp from the sports side of camp.

Additional Benefit:  Counselors have access to full use of facilities during off time.
Age Requirement: 18 +
Time Commitment: 4.5 weeks 
Counselors are required to work two out of 4 weekends with stay-over campers
Rate: Year One $100/wk, Year Two $125/wk, Year 3 $150/wk

Online Application

*Instructor / Counselor note:  you may apply for both positions but can only be hired to fill one position as staff burn out is very real and we have created a very specific schedule to allow for plenty of personal time to keep things fresh.

Lifeguard

Lifeguards are responsible for the safety of our pool area at all times the pool is open.  Lifeguards must already have their lifeguarding certification before arrival at camp. 

Additional Benefit:  Lifeguards have access to full use of facilities during off time.
Age Requirement: 16
Time Commitment: 4.5 weeks 
Life Guards are required to work two out of 4 weekends with stay-over campers
Rate: Year One $100/wk, Year Two $125/wk, Year 3 $150/wk

Online Application

Photographer

Photographers are responsible for capturing the excitment of camp in a single frame.  They must be highly organized and proficient in all lighting situations. Photographers must be able to capture the context of the moment in each picture, not just camper.  Photos will be used for purchase by campers families and for future media.  Photographers are responsible for their own equipment.

Age Requirement: 16
Time Commitment: 2-4 weeks 
Rate: $150/wk

Online Application

Videographer

Videographers are responsible for highlighting all the fun and excitement and editing it into videos that can be used for weekly updates, featured campers and future media use.  You must be highly organized and capable of editing material quickly. Videographers / editors are responsible for their own equipment.

Age Requirement: 16
Time Commitment: 2-4 weeks 
Rate: $150/wk

Online Application

Grounds/Shop Manager

Responsibilities: Oversee all grounds employees/dirt crew.  Keep all tools and machines in proper running order. Grounds Manager must know their way around a workshop, be proficient with small engine repair, welding, tractors, mowers, etc. 

Age Requirement: 18
Time Commitment: 10 weeks (Full time, live on site) 
Rate: Negotiable 

Online Application

Grounds Keeper

Responsibilities: Driving water tractor and watering dirt facilities as needed, mowing, trimming, landscaping, general cleanliness of outside areas, and to assist the Grounds Manager when needed.

Age Requirement: 18
Time Commitment: 10 weeks (Full time, live on site) 
Rate: Negotiable 

Online Application

Unpaid Positions

Unpaid Positions at Ohio Dreams are a dream come true for any teenager involved in action sports.  We have created a schedule that allows staff to exchange just 5 hours of work each day in return for lodging, meals and the remainder of the day to have unlimited access to our facilities to train, practice, ride, ski or just hang out.  This is the best way to experience Ohio Dreams and truly live your passion.  

The minimum age for all Unpaid Positions at Ohio Dreams is 16.  (although there may be a few exceptions made for highly responsible and motivated 15 year old previous campers)

Jr. Instructor

Junior Instructors are mostly hand picked from previous campers who have shown great levels of determination, progression and maturity.  Junior Instructors are not paid but get to spend their entire summer learning the ins and outs of our programs and growing in a manner that will help them succeed in their sport and professional lives.  Jr. Instructors are treated as campers with increased responsibilities such as assisting Instructors and evening chores.

Dirt Crew

The Dirt Crew helps to maintain the trails and various tracks around Ohio Dreams.  With scheduled maintenance shifts you will enjoy plenty of time to ride.

Mechanic

Mechanics work in the Lounge and assist campers with equipment building and repair.  We are hiring 2-4 Mechanics this summer. Mechanics will split the day into shifts and have plenty of time to enjoy camp life. 

Counter

Counter Staff works in the Lounge are and handles the sales, restocking and cleaning of our snack area. We are hiring 2-4 counter staff this summer. Counter staff will split the day into shifts and have plenty of time to enjoy camp life.

Interns

We have great opportunities to help grow your future in the media and business world.  Ohio Dreams is a great way to add quality, real world content to your portfolio.

Online Application