Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Year-Round Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Join our team of year-round staff and help provide the best summer camp programs for children. Part-time positions available for 16-24 hours/week

Benefits of a Part-Time Position with Roughing It

  • Flexible schedule: Set your own hours that work around your personal commitments, 16-24 hours/week.
  • Free summer camp: Your children can attend 8 weeks of Roughing It’s day camp program at no cost. Ages 4 years and older.
  • Convenient location: Located in downtown Lafayette, with easy access from the freeway.
  • Paid training: Learn and practice current marketing methods and build your skillset.
  • Regular promotion schedule: Salaries regularly increase with number of hours worked.
  • A job that makes a difference! Be part of an organization committed to making a difference in the lives of children.

Work Environment

Part-time employees primarily work at our downtown Lafayette Office. During the summer months part-time staff also help with camp operations in our summer office across from the Lafayette Reservoir. Our office team is made up of other camp moms, dads, and college-age students. The work environment is fun and open. Job responsibilities are exciting and rewarding, with room for skill growth.

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Salary Information

How To Apply

To apply, send your resume to jobs@roughingit.com. Please include your position of interest. Qualified candidates will then receive a link to Roughing It’s online application.

Office Assistant

The Office Assistant is an integral member of our team and contributes greatly to the success of each camper’s summer experience. Our Office Assistants interact with both camp staff and camper families on a regular basis, and may assist with a variety of projects for all of the camp departments. You will truly have to opportunity to make many positive contributions to the lives of our campers and staff.

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Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant focuses on marketing outreach to potential families, and also helps guide prospective camper families toward the camp program which best fits their needs and expectations. They may also help enrolled families prepare for their upcoming camp session and ensure a successful experience.

Assistants are normally hired to provide assistance and support in one primary area of our organization. However, our camp office is fast paced and there are times when assistants are assigned projects and responsibilities in other areas. As a result, the ideal candidate will have skills in a variety of areas and be flexible when taking on different projects.

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HR Assistant

The HR assistant is an integral member of our team and contributes greatly to the successful hiring of our summer staff. As part of our office team, this person will interact with both camp staff and camper families on a regular basis. You will have the opportunity to make many positive contributions to the lives of our campers and staff.

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Management Intern

This is a great option for students looking to gain insight and develop the business skills required “behind the scenes” to run a successful recreation and outdoor program. You will gain experience with camp systems and will be well trained in customer service and problem solving. The intern must commit to working through the upcoming summer.

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IT Assistant

The IT Assistant works under supervision of our IT director. The IT Assistant will also work closely with our other year-round staff to develop, maintain, and update our programs and databases. IT Assistants are normally hired to provide assistance and support in one primary area of our organization. However, our camp office is very fast paced and there are many times when office assistants are assigned projects and responsibilities in a variety of areas. As a result, the ideal candidate will have skills in a variety of areas and be flexible when taking on different projects.

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Freelance Writer/Editor

Roughing It Day Camp is currently looking for a freelance content editor/writer for blogs, articles, posts and camp pieces. Ideally someone with an appreciation of the outdoors and /or summer camps. Min of 5 hr/week – max of 20 hr/week. Bonus if you are also a parent! Contact writer@roughingit.com for more information.

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