Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Year-Round Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Join our team of year-round part-time staff and help provide the best summer camp programs for children. 12-25 hours/week positions available.

Benefits of a Part-Time Position with Roughing It

  • Flexible schedule: Set your own hours that work around your personal commitments. 12-25 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 and 5-minute walk from BART.
  • 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 and any details that make you a great candidate for Roughing It.

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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In-House Content Writer and Editor

The Writer and Editor will work with and support the Marketing and Sales Assistants, the Media Assistant, and the Personnel Assistant. This person will be writing for a variety of departments, so he or she will need to learn to write about camp from a variety of perspectives.

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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. 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

Their focus is on marketing outreach to potential families, but they also help 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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Media Assistant

The Media Assistant assists in communication with camper families through various forms of written and oral communication, creating and managing content for all forms of media, ans well as assisting with general office duties.

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Graphic Design Assistant

These marketing tools would then be send to new and returning camper families, staff members, applicants, schools, and businesses. The Graphic Design Assistant would be a key player in determining how Roughing It is presented to the public.

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Management Intern

This is a great option for Parks and Recreation majors 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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Assistant Horse Camps Coordinator

The Assistant Horse Camps Coordinator is supervised by the Horse Camps Coordinator as well as the Camp Owner/Directors. They will also collaborate with the Marketing Coordinator and Personnel Coordinator

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Camp Registrar

The Registrar is often the first point of contact at Roughing It for campers and families who are registering for camp or calling in with questions. He or she is indispensable as a connection with our camper families, as an office manager, and as an account manager.

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Web Designer

Office 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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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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