Writing in sand on beach that says: "Come join us Harkness 2024

We're looking for kind and responsible leaders to join us at the beach this summer! We have open positions available for Camp Harkness, our overnight summer camp program for adults and young adults with disabilities.

   Drop by our upcoming Camp Staff Open House!

  Saturday, May 4th, 9:00am – 11:00am

Camp Harkness, 301 Great Neck Rd, Waterford, CT

We do not require experience with direct care, as long as you come open to learning, growing, and having the most fulfilling summer ever!

We are currently accepting applications from individuals 18 years and older who model our Core Values.

  • Safety:The safety of our campers is always our top priority.
  • Responsibility & Professionalism:We reliably provide programming with high quality effort, professionalism, and accountability.
  • Diversity, Kindness, & Respect: We honor the unique needs, skills, perspectives, identities, and cultural backgrounds of our campers, staff members, and community members.
  • Flexibility, Creativity, & Optimism: We inspire fun, generate motivation, meet our campers where they are, and have a willingness to learn and grow.
  • Communication & Teamwork:We value clear and respectful communication, individual communication styles, assistive technology, and working together to achieve our goals.

Open positions

  • Summer Camp Counselor
  • Summer Camp Activity Counselor
  • Summer Camp Nurse
  • Summer Camp Unit Leader
  • Summer Camp Administrative Assistant

  Contact campharkness@oakhillct.org for more information

Apply today for Summer 2024!

Sign that says, "Welcome to Camp Harkness"