Current Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position at Clover Patch Camp please read through the job descriptions below and select “Apply Online Now” for the position you’re interested in. You may also call (518) 384-3042 to speak with the camp director Dani-Leigh Ross. 

Employment Brochure


Job Summary: Direct Care Counselors are responsible for providing direct care to campers assigned to their cabin in regard to individual needs and leading their campers through quality daily programming.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Required to provide personal direct care to campers assigned to their cabin including, but not limited to, providing showers, transferring clients, changing diapers, brushing teeth, feeding, and dressing males and females between the ages of 5 and 90 years
  • Ensure that campers receive a wide variety of daily activities facilitated by the activity leaders and provide individualized programs
  • Required to sleep in the camper cabin two nights per week in order to provide camper assistance as needed
  • Ensure campers receive medications as needed by the Camp Nurse

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Job Summary: The Head Cook is responsible for all aspects of operating camp kitchen including; ordering food, following prepared budget, menu preparation, supervision of kitchen staff, sanitation, and providing special dietary menus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a menu serving a wide variety of dietary needs for 50-75 people
  • Order adequate food and staples to implement set menus
  • Order food and kitchen supplies within camp service food budget
  • Supervise kitchen assistant to be sure they follow through with their duties
  • Assist with receiving and stocking food
  • Meal preparation for a wide variety of dietary needs for 50-75 people
  • Follow all Department of Health, Center, and American Camping Association sanitation codes

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Job Summary: Support Staff are responsible for assisting with preparation with camp meals, washing pots, pans, and dishes, stocking dining hall supplies, daily grounds keeping needs of the camp and general maintenance needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist head cook with meal preparation and serving food at kitchen counter/window
  • Assist with washing dirty dishes, pots, pans, utensils
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean kitchen including sweeping and mopping floors and cleaning surfaces
  • Assist with receiving and stocking food
  • Responsible for emptying all garbage bins daily
  • Provide general maintenance (e.g. fix screens, change light bulbs, chop wood, plunge toilets, keep rain gutters clear, etc.)
  • Responsible for the general upkeep of the grounds (weeding and watering flower beds, blowing leaves, mowing and trimming grass, etc.)
  • Responsible for the general upkeep of the nature trail (brush cutting, raking, weed killing, etc.)
  • Follow all Department of Health, Center, and American Camping Association sanitation and standard safety codes

Positions are filled for the 2018 season


Two 30-hour positions:

Position #1: Sunday – Tuesday

Position #2: Wednesday – Friday

Job Summary: The Seasonal LPN Healthcare Coordinator provides oversight and administration for all health care needs of campers and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer and safeguard all medications and provide treatments such as tube feedings, nebulizer treatments, etc.
  • Provide care for minor illnesses and injuries, and secure higher-level assessment and care, as necessary
  • Identify infectious diseases and implement plans to reduce the spread of infection
  • Review and maintain health records as required for state and accreditation agencies
  • Learn and follow through with safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Communicate with parents/guardians/advocates regarding camper health issues
  • Establish and maintain appropriate routines including record keeping, accident/incident reports, managing and safeguarding medications, proper disposal of medical waste, utilizing approved standing orders, and routine inspections of infirmary
  • Maintain a Health Care Log for treatments outside of routine care

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Job Summary: The Lifeguard is responsible for the operations of the pool and programming in accordance to the New York State Department of Health and American Camping Association.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Survey clients/staff engaging in aquatic activities and provide lifeguard coverage
  • Ensure the safety of all people in the pool area following the protocols set down in the camp safety plan
  • Orient and instruct non-aquatic staff in waterfront safety techniques and policies
  • Assist clients in preparation for activities including transfers, floatation equipment and transitions in and out of the pool
  • Inspect all pool safety and mechanical equipment, maintain chemical balance, understand and practice infection control

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