Recreation Employment Opportunities

The Middletown Recreation Department offers a wide variety of job opportunities throughout the year.  Most positions are seasonal appointments lasting six months or less.  On occasion part time and full time positions do become available.  Please browse the list below of all open positions at this time.

To apply for a position, download our application.  Completed applications may be returned directly to the Recreation Department or to Human Resources.  Any Recreation-related applications returned to Human Resources will be forwarded to the Recreation Department.

Applications are accepted at any time.  

Mail To:
Recreation Department
1 Kings Highway
Middletown, NJ 07748

Email: recreation@middletownnj.org
Fax: 732-842-6833

​Summer Camp 2021

We are currently planning a reduced Summer Camp program for 2021.  Due to smaller number of campers registered, we will need a reduced amount of staff.   All summer camp staff will be required to work the entire summer camp program - no vacations will be permitted.  If you are currently planning a vacation during the weeks of camp, please do not apply.

Summer Camp Weeks:  June 28 - August 6
Summer Camp Training:  a variety of dates in June

All interested applications should submit an application and also sign up for one of our virtual WebEx group interviews via Sign Up Genius.  An email with the WebEx virtual link will be emailed out prior to the group interview.

Group Interview Dates:
  • Group Interview 1:  Tue, Mar 23 - 3pm
  • Group Interview 2:  Wed, Mar 24 - 7pm
  • Group Interview 3:  Mon, Apr 5 - 7pm
  • Group Interview 4:  Thu, Apr 8 - 3pm
Please keep in mind, COVID-19 procedures change often.  We may need to make adjustments with staffing and registrations as we get closer to the summer.  This may result in either additional staff needed, or possibly a reduction as well.

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below. 

  1. Summer Camp - Counselor
  2. Summer Camp - Medical Staff
  3. Summer Camp - Navigator Coach
  4. Summer Camp - Volunteer

Counselors - Hiring NOW!!

Interview Process
A group interview is required for all applicants. All interviews will take place virtually.  Please sign up for a session via Sign Up Genius.  The WebEx virtual link will be emailed out prior to the interview session.

Job Description
Camp Counselors will assist with leading, overseeing, and cleaning up for a variety of sports, games, crafts and nature activities. Counselors participate, energize, interact and supervise campers in all activities, including lunch, to ensure participation, safety and fun.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain and inventory all equipment necessary for the program area.
  • Ensure that the site is kept clean and organized.
  • Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
  • Assist in maintaining accurate program records including incident reports and daily attendance.
  • Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
  • Know, enforce and follow all safety guidelines and the Code of Conduct associated with the camp. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
  • Actively participate in staff training and meetings.
  • Help in other camp program areas as needed.

Qualifications

  • Minimum age of 16.
  • Experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field preferred, or a strong desire to go into such field.
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize and implement program activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

Camp Locations
Croydon Hall, Poricy Park, Tonya Keller Community Center

Schedule
Must be able to attend mandatory staff training dates in June.  A variety of options will be available.  Must be available to work the entire weeks of June 28 - August 6.  No time off during these weeks will be permitted.  There will be no camp on July 5, 2021. This job is Monday through Friday with hours 8:15am – 12:45pm, approximately.