Employment Opportunities

We have a strong and highly committed staff at Flax every summer. Many of our staff will be returning for their third or fourth season.

Most of the staff are college students and are highly committed and passionate about working with children. Many of them are majoring in psychology, social work, education, and physical education.

Staff Qualifications
All staff must be 18 years of age to work as a Senior Counselor or Program Director. Junior Counselor staff must be at least 16 years of age.

Staff members are recruited with specific qualifications, experience, and talents. Staff must attend a week long staff training that focuses on the policies and procedures of Yarmouth.

All staff will be CPR and First-aid certified. They also undergo an extensive CORI and SORI background check before being hired for work.

Staff / Child Ratio
The program follows specific camper-to-staff ratios.

6 years 1 : 5
7 - 12 years 1 : 10
13 - 15 years 1 : 10

Application for Seasonal Employment