Camp – Employment2019-09-17T10:38:06-05:00

Camp Helen Brachman Employment

Every summer, Camp Helen Brachman hires 40 staff from around the world. We seek out adults who are passionate about working with youth from Milwaukee and want to make a positive difference in each camper’s life. Key traits we seek include a positive attitude, willingness to give everything you’ve got for the best job ever, willingness to put your own needs aside to meet the needs of campers and other staff, flexibility and a sense of fun! If you have these qualities, we invite you to apply to be a part of our camp staff team.

General Requirements for All Positions

  • 18 years of age or older by the start of the summer

  • Genuine interest in working with youth in an
    outdoor setting for the entire summer

  • Certified in First Aid/CPR/AED for Adult and Child prior to the start of the summer (we do offer this training in early June).

  • Ability to be selfless

  • Ability to work June 11 – August 10, 2018

  • Supervisors & kitchen staff June 5 – Aug 15


  • Pay starting at $225/week (increases with lifeguard training/other certifications)

  • Room and board during summer employment dates

  • Camp staff shirt

  • A job you’ll never forget and that will help you grow
    in ways you never thought possible

  • Resume building experience

  • Discounted rates for trainings offered

Trainings Available at a Discounted Rate for Camp Helen Brachman Staff

  • Wilderness Skills

  • NSA Level 1 Archery Instructor

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard

  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

  • American Red Cross Wilderness First Aid

Positions Available

  • Counselors

  • Program Counselors

  • Cook

  • Kitchen Asst.

  • Dining Hall Manager

  • Housekeeper

  • Maintenance Asst/ Intern

Supervisor Positions

  • Head Counselor

  • Health Director  (21 years or older)

  • Waterfront Director  (21 years or older)

  • Leadership Director (oversees Teen & CIT programs)

  • Program Director

COA Mission

COA Youth & Family Centers helps Milwaukee children, teens, and families reach their greatest potential through a continuum of educational, recreational, and social work programs offered through its urban community centers and rural camp facility. As a multicultural agency, COA values diversity and cooperation, and promotes growth and positive social interaction.

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909 E. North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53212