Work with Us at Camp!

Are you looking for seasonal work next summer? Hoping to spend some quality time surrounded by music, dance, and song? Come work with us at camp!

Each year we need help running our summer dance and music camps at our four facilities: Pinewoods Camp in Plymouth, MA, Camp Cavell in Lexington, MI, Agassiz Village in Poland, ME, and Cascade of Music & Dance in Schwenksville, PA.

Compensation ranges from full scholarship to paid staff, depending on the job and the session. If one of the jobs below appeals to you, write to Joanna Reiner Wilkinson, Director of Programs,

  • Lifeguards with CPR/First Aid Certificates

    Commitment: 1 week


    • Pinewoods Camp in Plymouth, MA
      (Campers’ Week, August 17-24)
    • Agassiz Village in Poland, ME (August 11-17)


    Program tuition and room/board

    Primary duties:

    Inform campers of swim area rules and safe behavior, be on duty during officially scheduled swim sessions. Lifeguard certification required.
  • Office Staff

    Commitment: 6 weeks


    • Pinewoods Camp in Plymouth, MA (July 13-August 24)


    $415/week plus room and board

    Primary duties:

    General office assistance; running CDSS-sponsored auctions and parties.

CDSS is an equal opportunity employer. Neither your gender, your religion, your personal life, your skin color, nor indeed any physical attribute makes a difference in our hiring process. If you’re smart and good at what you do, then come as you are. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.