now hiring

A chance to change lives this summer! 

Are you an energetic, positive individual who loves an outdoor adventure?

 

Skip the humdrum summer job and apply for a rewarding experience at Camp DaKaNi! Help kids of all walks of life find their spark in a safe and challenging outdoor environment. Join us for an unforgettable summer of teamwork and transformation! 

Camp Fire Heart of Oklahoma is now taking applications to staff our upcoming summer programs. Please see details for each position listed below. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Mandatory training begins May 23rd; summer programs end July 29th. Pay ranges from $11.00 and up. Great resume builder! 

Click the link below to apply online or call our offices at (405) 478-5646 for more information. 

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Summer 2022 positions

DAY CAMP GROUP COUNSELOR

Group counselors will lead a small group of diverse elementary youth and teens in scheduled and free-time activities. As a counselor, responsibilities include: 

Supervise the safety of campers
 

Assist Activity Area Instructors when group is present
 

Actively engage and participate with group during scheduled and free time activities
 

Supervise and assist campers with daily lunches
 

Assist Camp Directors in pre-season preparation, post-season maintenance, daily camp preparation and end of day projects
 

Attend mandatory 5 day staff training (includes 1 campout overnight)

Weekly Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

[FILLED] RESIDENT CAMP GROUP COUNSELOR

Group counselors will lead a cabin of diverse teens 11-17 in scheduled and free-time activities. As a counselor, responsibilities include: 

Supervise the safety of campers
 

Assist Activity Area Instructors when group is present
 

Actively engage and participate with group during scheduled and free time activities

 

Lead a weekly class period for resident campers to select from various options. Example of classes lead by counselors previously: theatre, creative writing, team sports, gaming unplugged (card and board games), etc.
 

Supervise and assist campers with daily lunches
 

Assist Camp Directors in pre-season preparation, post-season maintenance, daily camp preparation and end of day projects
 

Attend mandatory 5 day staff training (includes 1 campout overnight)

Must reside on site at camp each week from Sunday at 12:00 pm through Friday at 4:00 pm.  Staff are also able to remain on site during time off

Weekly Hours: Sunday 12:00 PM through Friday 4:00 PM

EXTENDED CAMP COUNSELOR

Extended camp counselors will lead a small group of diverse elementary youth and teens in scheduled and free-time activities. As an extended camp counselor, responsibilities include: 

Supervise the safety of campers
 

Actively engage and participate with group during scheduled and free time activities
 

Supervise and assist campers with daily snack

Assist Camp Directors in pre-season preparation, post-season maintenance, daily camp preparation and end of day projects
 

Attend mandatory 5 day staff training (includes 1 campout overnight)

Weekly Hours: Monday through Friday, *12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

*Start time is semi-flexible

[FILLED] ACTIVITY AREA INSTRUCTOR

Lead small groups of youth through specialized activity areas: 

  • Waterfront Instructor– Oversee boating(kayaking and canoeing) and fishing. Must be a certified Lifeguard. Certification can be provided by the camp.

  • Challenge Course Instructor– Oversee rock climbing, zipline, and low elements challenge course.

  • Archery Instructor– Oversee archery and slingshot range.

Activity Area Instructor responsibilities include: 


Maintain activity area equipment and supplies


Supervise the safety of all activity participants


Assist Camp Directors in pre-season preparation, post-season maintenance, daily camp preparation and end of day projects


Attend mandatory 5-day staff training (includes 1 campout overnight)

Weekly Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

[FILLED] CAMP NURSE

Our Camp Nurse will need a license in the state of Oklahoma and/or registered as a physician, physician’s assistant, registered nurse, LVN, nurse practitioner, paramedic, or EMT. 

Summer 2022 Staff schedule

Staff Training

May 23 - May 27

Camp CANOE

May 30 - June 3

Day Camp

Week 1: June 6 - June 10

Week 2: June 13 - June 17

Week 3: June 20 - June 24

Week 4: June 27 - July 1

Week 5: July 4 - July 8

Week 6: July 11 - July 15

Week 7: July 18 - July 22

Week 8: July 25 - July 29

Resident Camp

Week 1: June 5 - June 10

Week 2: June 12 - June 17

Week 3: June 19 - June 24