Hiring Process | Camp Twin Creeks

Hiring Process

“Consider Camp Twin Creeks this summer; rest assured you will meet like minded souls and will be forever changed, in all the best ways possible!”
– Iain McClements

We want to ensure that only the very best people are employed at Camp Twin Creeks each summer. Our thorough hiring process reflects this. Every summer we find many of last year’s staff members returning. We then infuse the group with fresh personalities and newcomers from all over the US and the world!

Step 1: Are you Eligible?

The staff at Camp Twin Creeks must have completed their first year of university/college and be at least 18 years old at the time of employment. If you are a year short of this criteria check out our Junior Counselor program here. It is also worth confirming that you are available to work all summer, our minimum requirement of availability is from approximately June 10 until August 13, 2023.

Step 2: Complete an Online Application

Our online application can be found here and is a great opportunity to show off your skills, experience and personality. You can save and return to your application at any time. Once fully complete, your application will be reviewed within a day or so and you’ll hear from one of our fulltime staff.

Step 3: Interview #1

When we receive your application, it is initially reviewed based upon what our staffing needs are at that time. After this determination you will receive a ZOOM or SKYPE call request. This initial conversation is a chance to get to know each other and establish if working at Camp Twin Creeks is logistically possible based on your skills and availability. You’ll also learn more about the specific position we are considering you for and additional job responsibilities.

Step 4: Interview #2

This interview will typically happen a couple of days after Interview #1 to allow you time to consider the position and come up with any questions of your own. Interview #2 takes place via video call and is a fantastic opportunity to discover if Camp Twin Creeks is the right fit for your professional goals and skills. Throughout the process, it is our aim to convey to you the ethos upon which Camp operates and this call is the chance to see if we are the camp for you! By the completion of this interview you will have a full idea of what our community guidelines are, our expectations of you as a staff member and a great sense of our mission and purpose for you at camp.

Step 5: Background Checks

The high standards we uphold during interviewing and hiring are an indication of our ongoing demand for excellence during the summer. As a result, all of our staff 18 years of age and older undergo a rigorous background screening check. We will contact your three professional references, verify previous employment as well as run several state and national background checks to ensure that you are suitable to work with children in a residential setting.  A social media ‘scrub’ is also conducted prior to the summer.

Step 6: Position Offered

It is on the basis of the interviews and consulting with references that our final hiring decision is made. After being offered a position for the summer, staff will undergo the following screening steps:

~ Complete a voluntary disclosure statement authorizing investigation
~ A check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry
~ A criminal background check on a state and local level
~ 3 reference checks, by phone or by online form
In addition, it is Camp policy that all staff – paid, volunteer, and contracted – are subject to an annual voluntary disclosure statement and a check of the National Sex Offender Public Website.

Camp Twin Creeks is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better the camp experience will be for everyone.